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YACHT – Second Summer

Based in Portland, Oregon, YACHT is a band formed by musician Jona Bechtolt. YACHT is a reference to Y.A.C.H.T, an alternative school in Portland that stands for “Young Americans Challenging High Technology”. In 2009 YACHT started identifying as a two-piece project when Bechtolt began working with singer and songwriter, Claire Evans.Their collaborative chemistry = dancefloor [...]

Y.G. & DJ Mustard: The Club Sandwich of Ratchet Rap

YG is more like Chief Keef than anyone gives him credit. He’s Blood affiliated and was fresh from county jail the first time I ever interviewed him. His strengths are everything but lyricism and he owes a significant amount of his success to working with an innovative producer (J-Hawk and now Mustard). He shouts “4Hunnid.”… Continue reading »