YG’s 2016 sophomore album Still Brazy was released in the wake of an attempt on the rapper’s life—and it contained all of the venom and paranoia one might expect. It also boasted the most prominent, brash musical protest of the Trump era, “FDT.” If Still Brazy was a man hardened after a life-threatening experience, Stay Dangerous finds the rapper’s resolve ossified to the point of god complex. “I'm the man, bitch I walk 'round like I’m bulletproof,” he spits on the menacing, bass-heavy “Bulletproof.” The tough talk and gang affiliation is front and center throughout, but, tucked deep into the album’s back end on “Deeper Than Rap,” there's also a self-awareness YG has reserved for past album’s most honest moments: “I got a daughter now/I’m barely around/That shit fuck with me/She gon' understand, cause I’m getting money.”

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