YC (rapper)

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YC
Birth nameChristopher Daniels Miller
Also known asYC Worldwide, Yung Chris
Born(1985-11-06) November 6, 1985 (age 28)
OriginDecatur, Georgia, United States
GenresHip hop
OccupationsRapper
Years active2006–present
LabelsBig Play, 3022, Universal Republic
Associated actsSonny Digital, Gucci Mane, Future, Ace Hood, Gorilla Zoe
 
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YC
Birth nameChristopher Daniels Miller
Also known asYC Worldwide, Yung Chris
Born(1985-11-06) November 6, 1985 (age 28)
OriginDecatur, Georgia, United States
GenresHip hop
OccupationsRapper
Years active2006–present
LabelsBig Play, 3022, Universal Republic
Associated actsSonny Digital, Gucci Mane, Future, Ace Hood, Gorilla Zoe

Christopher Daniels Miller (born November 6, 1985), better known by his stage name YC, YC Worldwide or Yung Chris, is an American rapper. He hails from Decatur, Georgia.[1] He is famous for his hit single "Racks" and has signed a major record deal with Universal Republic Records.

Music career[edit]

He is best known for his hit single "Racks", which was released on April 5, 2011. The song peaked at #6 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles chart.the Video was directed by R. Malcolm Jones. He performed the single at the BET Awards of 2011.

YC's first album Bands, which was released on May 31, 2010, and was largely unsuccessful, but had a popular song that went unreleased entitled, "Dem Girls", which features singer Yaboythetruth.[citation needed] After releasing the song, he recorded "Racks", featuring Future, for his first mixtape Got Racks, which was released in April 2011 and received over 24 million downloads via the web. The song barely missed the top 40, peaking at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is currently touring promoting his album.

YC is associated with Gucci Mane, appearing on several mixtape songs and videos. He appeared on the video "This is What I Do", from Gucci's 2011 independent album The Return of Mr. Zone 6, with Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame, and OJ da Juiceman. Gucci Mane also appeared in the music video for "Racks". YC appeared in Waka Flocka's video for "Grove St. Party", featuring rapper Kebo Gotti.

On October 4, 2011, he made his second single "I Know" and it features Yung Booke of T.I.'s group D.O.P.E. The video was directed by Mr. Starrize and became #23 in The Billboard Hot 100.[citation needed] Then YC released the remix as the second single on iTunes and it features Ace Hood.[2] This is the second time YC and Ace Hood collaborated. YC later released "Fucking Around Like This" featuring Yung Joc & Nephew as his 3rd single. The remix has Yung Joc in it & YC is in the third verse. The video was also directed by Mr. Starrize.

In 2012, YC formed a record label called Forever Flexin Entertainment. On November 9, 2012 it was announced that YC was back in the studio, working on two new mixtapes.[3]

In January 2012, YC released his latest mixtape Back From Vacation, the mixtape was released off of his label Forever Flexin Entertainment and Hood Rich Entertainment.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

YC have four children[4]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
Mixtapes

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US
[5]
US R&B
[6]
US Rap
[7]
"Racks"
(featuring Future)
20114264Got Racks[9]
"I Know"
(featuring Ace Hood)[10]
"Like This"
(featuring Yung Joc)
"Turn Up"
(featuring Nino G)
2013Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
TitleYearDirector(s)
"Racks"
(featuring Future)
2011R. Malcolm Jones[11]
"Racks" (Remix)
(featuring Nelly, B.o.B, Trae, Yo Gotti, Cyhi the Prynce, Dose and Ace Hood)
Ian Wolfson[12]
"I Know"
(featuring Yung Booke)
Mr. Starrize[13][14]
"Like This"
(featuring Yung Joc)
"Lean & Sprite"N/A

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
TitleYearOther artist(s)Album
"Intro"2006P.O.L.O., ChamillionaireReckless
"Cutty"P.O.L.O., Tramee
"Reckless"P.O.L.O., Kurt Dogg
"Give a Fuck"P.O.L.O., Big Floss
"Kool"P.O.L.O.
"Watch Me"2009Gorilla ZoeDon't Feed Da Animals
"Get It Started"2010King Just, NatePollen: The Swarm, Pt. 3
"Psycho"2011Gucci Mane, YG HootieWritings On The Wall 2
"Play Your Cards"Gucci Mane
"Bout Dem 100s"Slim Dunkin, D-Bo, Jody BreezeBlock Illegal
"Hundreds"Waka Flocka Flame, Slim Dunkin, Jody BreezeTwin Towers 2 (No Fly Zone)
"How You Want It"2012Ice BurgandyProgress Involves Risk Unfortunately
"Death Around the Corner"Wooh da Kid, Waka Flocka Flame, Ice BStrap-a-Holics 2.0: Reloaded
"Brand New"Gucci ManeThe Fast Life 2

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