YC (rapper)

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YC
Birth name Christopher Daniels Miller
Also known as YC Worldwide, Yung Chris
Born (1985-11-06) November 6, 1985 (age 29)
Decatur, Georgia, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2006–present
Labels Big Play, 3022, Republic Records, Block
Associated acts Gucci Mane, Future, Ace Hood, Young Thug

Christopher Daniels Miller (born November 6, 1985), better known by his stage name YC Worldwide or simply YC, 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 Republic Records.

Early life[edit]

Born in Decatur, Georgia, he was raised by his stay at home mom and his dad who worked in the aviation industry, he attended Columbia and McNair High Schools, but dropped out and didn't graduate.[2]

Music career[edit]

YC was originally signed to Block Entertainment, formally known as Yung Chris and was a member of the rap group, Block Boyz.[3]

He was featured in a popular song that was released entitled, "Dem Girls", which features singer Yaboythetruth.[4] After releasing the song, he recorded "Racks", featuring Future, for his first mixtape Got Racks, which was released on April 5, 2011 and received over 24 million downloads via DatPiff. 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. The song missed the top 40, peaking at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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.[5] 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.[6]

In March 9, 2012, YC released another mixtape Back From Vacation, the mixtape had over 8,000 downloads.[7]

Personal life[edit]

YC has four children.[8]

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes
  • Got Racks (2011)
  • Got Racks: Reloaded (2011)
  • Back From Vacation (2012)
  • Gift to the Streets (TBA)

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[9]
US R&B
[10]
US Rap
[11]
"Racks"
(featuring Future)
2011 42 6 4 Got Racks[13]
"I Know"
(featuring Yung Booke or Ace Hood)[5]
"Main Chic"
(with Young Thug and Cassius Jay)[14]
2014 TBA
"—" 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
Title Year Director(s)
"Racks"
(featuring Future)
2011 R. Malcolm Jones[15]
"Racks" (Remix)
(featuring Nelly, B.o.B, Trae, Yo Gotti, Cyhi the Prynce, Dose and Ace Hood)
Ian Wolfson[16]
"I Know"
(featuring Yung Booke)
Mr. Starrize[17][18]
"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
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Intro" 2006 P.O.L.O., Chamillionaire Reckless
"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" 2009 Gorilla Zoe Don't Feed Da Animals
"Get It Started" 2010 King Just, Nate Pollen: The Swarm, Pt. 3
"Psycho" 2011 Gucci Mane, YG Hootie Writings On The Wall 2
"Play Your Cards" Gucci Mane
"Bout Dem 100s" Slim Dunkin, D-Bo, Jody Breeze Block Illegal
"Hundreds" Waka Flocka Flame, Slim Dunkin, Jody Breeze Twin Towers 2 (No Fly Zone)
"How You Want It" 2012 Ice Burgandy Progress Involves Risk Unfortunately
"Death Around the Corner" Wooh da Kid, Waka Flocka Flame, Ice B Strap-a-Holics 2.0: Reloaded
"Brand New" Gucci Mane The Fast Life 2
"Big Money" Stebo, Young Thug N/A
"Boot Up"[19] 2014 Young Thug

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