Multi-platinum Bompton-based rapper YG
, whose highly anticipated fourth album 4REAL 4REAL arrives
via Def Jam Recordings, will make his first appearance on The
Show the day before album release,
on Thursday, May 23rd
, performing his smash single, “Go Loko” with
& Jon Z.
Later that day–, YG will host a 4REAL 4REAL album listening and release event in partnership with fashion e-tailer Revolve.com
, at the NOVO, located in downtown L.A. YG’s D2C store is now live (https://4real.4hunnid.com/
) and consumers purchasing an item from the D2C store will receive a code for early access to purchase tickets for the NOVO event. Tickets are priced at $4 and are limited to two per person. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, May 22nd
With “Go Loko
” featuring Tyga and Jon Z, YG is looking at one of the biggest records of his career, as the single has topped over 40 million streams in its first two weeks out. The viral “Go Loko” video
has over 20 million views to date.
The countdown to the release of 4REAL 4REAL kicked into high gear the night after Cinco de Mayo, at the outdoor stage of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where YG performed “Go Loko” with Tyga and Jon Z. Watch their live performance HERE
(which has earned almost 2 million views). YG then brought it to Miami, where he stole the show at last weekend’s Rolling Loud Festival. On Friday June 21st
, YG is confirmed to perform at the BETX Experience alongside
Meek Mill, as part of the 19th
annual BET Awards.
YG recently made his ‘Boachella’ performance debut, as second bill headliner, over both weekends of the fest with guests 2 Chainz, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign, and Tyga, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “…One of the fest’s finest rap sets to date.”
The arrival of 4REAL 4REAL builds on the extraordinary year that YG experienced in 2018, centering on the August release of his third album, Stay Dangerous, Top 5 follow-up to his critically acclaimed Still Brazy (2016), hailed by the New York Times as “an artisanal, proletarian Los Angeles gangster rap record.” The certified gold album Stay Dangerous was preceded by its first official single release in June, the triple-platinum #1 smash “Big Bank” featuring Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz and Big Sean, one of the biggest single successes of YG’s entire career.