YNW JGreen is an American rapper. Also popular as J Green, he is best known as a part of the YNW music entourage alongside other rappers including YNW Melly. He stepped into the rap scene in 2017 by featuring in Melly’s single “Youngins”. Since then, he has released several hit songs, such as "Love Scars", "Rugged" and "Up Next". Born in Florida, J Green witnessed his parents’ separation at a young age, following which he moved back and forth the two households. He grew up alongside a brother with whom he later collaborated on the famous track “Florida Water”. Today, J Green is undoubtedly one of the prominent young upcoming rappers in the country. His unbeatable and unique way of rapping has earned him thousands of fans not only in US, but all across the globe. The talented rapper has a massive social media following, especially on YouTube where he is listened to and watched by millions.
In 2017, YNW JGreen earned recognition after he was featured on Melly’s songs “Florida Water”, “Longway” and “Youngins”. Each of these singles went viral and attracted the interest of a wide audience. These songs continue to attract new listeners and have accumulated millions of streams collectively.
In 2018, JGreen’s career progressed when he put out “Up Next”. Released by Universal Music Group, the song raked in over 5.5 million plays on YouTube. Its accompanying music video was featured on WorldStarHipHop and it eventually garnered the rapper the attention he needed. That year, he again got the limelight with his single “Rugged”. The song outperformed his other songs and went on to become his most commercially successful song to date. Released independently, the track has accumulated over 12 million views on YouTube to date (as of May 2019).
Besides these, JGreen has also unleashed a number of other tracks such as “Love Scars”. The single is from the album ‘Waiting to Exhale’ which also features the songs “Cry”, “Respect”, “Check”, “Spaz on Me” and “Far”. All of these songs have become major hits, raking in millions of views on YouTube. Many of his songs have been featured on WorldStarHipHop. In early 2019, he announced that he will soon kick off a New York tour called ‘Well All Shine with Melly.’
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Family & Personal Life
YNW JGreen was born on January 25, 1999 in Florida. He has one son. He shares a great bond with fellow collaborator and rapper, YNW Melly, who is also as a part of the YNW music entourage.
At one point, it was reported that JGreen might have been involved in the murders of YNW Sakchaser and YNW Juvy. The two rappers were shot during a robbery in Miami in 2018.
JGreen is quite active on both Instagram and Twitter. As for now, he has around 150k followers on his Instagram handle.