Y2

Y2

credit: Renae Wootson aka @iironic

By way of Austin, TX, Y2 lives up to his city's slogan, "Keep Austin Weird" thriving far outside of any perceived genre or creative comfort zone. With a well-rounded skill set as a writer, producer and vocalist, Y2 has worked with Rihanna, Gucci Mane, Dr.Dre, Machine Gun Kelly, Tech N9ne, Jessica Jarrell, Trey Songz and Bun B.

In 2017, Y2 released his debut album “Th3 Triangl3” and The Mixtape Wayne Series; 86 tracks on 6 albums inspired by Lil Wayne’s mixtape-style approach to projects. In March 2018, Y2 was featured on Tech N9ne’s album “PLANET” with Machine Gun Kelly. The single “No Reason [The Mosh Pit Song]” debuted #15 on Spotify’s Rap Caviar with currently over 8 million total streams to date. The album “PLANET” debuted #14 on Billboard Top 200, #7 Rap Albums and #1 Indie Albums.

In 2018, Y2 was a Live Nation “One’s To Watch” performing with Topaz Jones in Los Angeles. After performing with Tech N9ne at Powerhouse (Power 106 LA) he performed 4 sold out dates with Aziz Gibson and Jez Dior in Dallas, Austin & Houston.

In 2019, following his latest project “Y” featuring single “Tra3 Young”, Y2 signed with Sony Music / The Orchard - set to release his debut album 7ICTORY2



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Subgenre: Hip-Hop
From: Austin, TX