YBN Almighty Jay
On the heels of what has been an explosive start to 2018 for the entirety of YBN, the crew released their debut mixtape on September 7th. Featuring Nahmir, Almighty Jay, Cordae and the rest of YBN, the
new mixtape serves as an introduction to YBN as a whole, with budding new members still set to emerge. YBN serves as this generation’s new breed of rap crew, formed by the internet and flourishing with viral hits like YBN Nahmir’s “Bounce Out With That” which has accrued over 102 million plays on Soundcloud and YBN Almighty Jay’s “Chopsticks” which has been streamed over 20 million times on Soundcloud and Youtube.
Along with the star power of Nahmir, YBN Cordae, who the New York Times said was “one of the most promising young lyricists in hip-hop”, and YBN Almighty Jay who XXL called “a bona fide rap star” are set to become household names. The new tape sees The YBN crew’s diverse personalities set them apart from their counterparts, making guest appearances on episodes of MTV’s Wild N’ Out and Complex’s Open Late with Peter Rosenberg and landing performances at festivals like Hard Summer, Rolling Loud, and the first annual Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash. YBN Nahmir in particular is capping off a busy summer that saw him crowned a XXL Freshman, make his late-night television debut alongside G-Eazy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and celebrate as his breakout hit “Rubbin Off The Paint” achieved certified platinum status from the RIAA.