Lil Yachty Essentials

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Lil Yachty Essentials

Hailing from Southern rap's holy land of Atlanta, Georgia, Lil Yachty's combination of clean beats, short verses, and simplified hooks has helped him forge one cast-iron banger after another since breaking through in the mid-'10s. The MC's trademark flat, punchy vocals are unleashed over the rolling hi-hats of “One Night,” and he teams up with radio-friendly electronic maestro Diplo on the anthemic hands-in-the-air hit “Forever Young.” On the other end of the spectrum, “Minnesota” sees him liken the streets he roams to the notably cold North Star State in a grim, tuneless falsetto that hits you like an icy breeze.