Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas)

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Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas)
Y.R.N (Young Rich Niggas) Cover.jpg
Mixtape by
ReleasedJune 13, 2013
RecordedJanuary – April 2013
Genre
LabelQuality Control
Producer
Migos chronology
No Label
(2012)
''Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas)''
(2013)
No Label 2
(2014)
Singles from Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas)
  1. "Versace"
    Released: October 1, 2013
  2. "Hannah Montana"
    Released: November 26, 2013

Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas) is a mixtape by American hip hop group Migos. It was released on June 13, 2013. The album features notable guest appearances from rappers Gucci Mane, Trinidad James, Riff Raff and Soulja Boy. This mixtape is notable for the single "Versace", the single reached number 99 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, number 31 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, number 23 on the US Hot Rap Songs chart and number 11 on the US Top Heatseekers chart. "Versace" was placed in multiple year-end lists of 2013. Diplo included it in his 2013 round-up set on BBC Radio 1.[1] XXL named it one of the top five hip hop songs of 2013.[2] The official music video, directed by Gabriel Hart, was released on September 30, 2013.[3] It shows Migos and Zaytoven at a luxurious mansion, wearing Versace clothes and accessories. The video also features a snippet of Migos second single off the mixtape "Hannah Montana". As of November 2014, it has gained over nine million views on YouTube.[4][5] Y.R.N. later reached number 74 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, their first mixtape to do so on the Billboard charts.[6] The mixtape has accumulated over 500,000 downloads from mixtape websites like DatPiff.com, MixtapeMonkey.com,[7] and HotNewHipHop.com.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Spin(8/10)[8]
Pitchfork(7.4/10)[9]
Robert Christgau(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)[10]

Y.R.N. received favorable reviews from critics and was ranked as the third best mixtape of 2013 by Rolling Stone.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."(Intro) Rich Then Famous"Mercy3:35
2."Chinatown"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
MPC Cartel3:32
3."Versace"
Zaytoven3:07
4."Chirpin"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Stack Boy Twaun3:43
5."Adios"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Phenom da Don2:44
6."Hannah Montana"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Dun Deal3:25
7."Bando"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Cephus
Juvie4:46
8."Cook It Up"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Stack Boy Twaun2:23
9."F*ck 12"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Mack Boy3:09
10."Bakers Man"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Zaytoven2:26
11."Finesser"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Cephus
Phenom da Don3:33
12."Pronto"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Cephus
EA4:26
13."FEMA"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Cephus
Zaytoven4:00
14."Jumping Out the Gym" (featuring Riff Raff and Trinidad James)Phenom da Don4:46
15."YRN"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Cephus
Zaytoven3:57
16."Dennis Rodman" (featuring Gucci Mane)
C44:28
17."R.I.P"
  • Marshall
  • Ball
Zaytoven3:27
18."Thank You God" (featuring Que)
  • Marshall
  • Ball
  • Quintin Square Jr.
Stack Boy Twaun3:39

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[12] 74

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://soundcloud.com/diplo/diplo-friends-bbcr1xtra-diplo
  2. ^ "XXL Lists The Best Hip-Hop Songs And Albums Of The Last 40 Years – XXL Issue 152 - XXL".
  3. ^ "Video: Migos – 'Versace'".
  4. ^ MigosVEVO (30 September 2013). "Migos - Versace" – via YouTube.
  5. ^ "Migos - Chart history - Billboard".
  6. ^ "Migos - Chart history - Billboard".
  7. ^ Serrano, Mark. "MixtapeMonkey.com - Migos - Young Rich Niggas".
  8. ^ Soderberg, Brandon (27 June 2013). "Migos, 'Young Rich Niggas'". Spin. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  9. ^ Jenkins, Craig (2 July 2013). "Y.R.N. (Young Rich Niggas) Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  10. ^ Christgau, Robert (10 October 2014). "Young Thug / Migos / Future / Rich Gang / Gucci Mane". Medium. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  11. ^ "10 Best Mixtapes of 2013". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  12. ^ "Migos Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 2, 2014.