Ysg-timothy | A Black Guy Named Tim

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A Black Guy Named Tim

by Ysg-timothy

Sincere lyricism with a conscious message over contemporary rhythms. A strikingly fresh sound in Hip Hop.
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Hip Hop
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1. The Preface
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2. Rise & Shine
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3. Make It
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4. Life's a Trip
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5. Get Down
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6. Amplified
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7. Clap to It
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8. It's Original
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9. Freedom
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10. Bigger
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11. Change of Possession-a New Hope
YSG-Timothy, Gibraan, Ohmega Watts
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12. Gizzel Anthem 5.0
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Since 1985, YSG-Timothy has blessed ciphers, stages, vinyl, cassettes, and compact discs with his God-given talent of lyricism in the form of rap music.

Born Tremone Torrell Williams on June 17th, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, YSG-Timothy was introduced to music at a young age by his uncle "TJ Hancock", a former DJ for 'The Taste' nightclub-a Chicago nightlife landmark. YSG recalls his uncle preparing the evenings' song lists; playing the latest in both popular and underground music, while educating the future emcee on song structure, content, and the ability to effectively relate to the listener.

In 1985, YSG-Timothy composed his first rhyme and entered his first battle. Reciting lines from Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew's 'The Show', a classmate at the time made mentioned that YSG-Timothy was using another rapper's lyrics and accused him of 'biting' his lines. As a result, the upstart rapper learned a valuable lesson in the art of emceeing: know, understand, and appreciate all facets of the craft while striving to be creative.

In high school, YSG gained popularity, not only as a prep basketball standout, but as an emcee that his peers supported and respected. Timothy would continue to fan the flames of his passion toward the practice of lyricism as he developed from a boy to a man, from a son to a father, and from a novice to a veteran as an emcee.

In 1997, nearly a year after the birth of his daughter, YSG found the meaning of life, in the love given to him by Christ Jesus. Two years later, in honor of his calling and in recognition of his relationship to his Father, Timothy would take on the name YSG, which is an acronym for the Young Son of God. During this time YSG-Timothy would become a member of the Wax Musim Collective; a hip hop crew comprised of two emcees, two dj's, and one spoken word poet. Together, they performed at numerous events throughout Northern Indiana and the greater Chicagoland area, broadening their fan base and more importantly, sharing the Good news of the reconciliation of man's relationship with his Father. Due to family commitments and time constraints, in 2003, the group dissolved and YSG-Timothy became a solo artist, ministering to and performing before audiences world-wide.

Today, YSG-Timothy resides in South Bend, Indiana where he continues to enhance his skills as an emcee, while working with inner-city youth at the River of Life Church of Michiana.


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Mr Blue

great music and cofident words
I feel ya bruh. Keep it crackin' you definitely have a gift for this thang here, your labor is not in vain.


YSG...whatitdo fam? Your junk is ill, kinfolk. I'm lovin that Chi-hip hop. Keep doin it...one love



Simple et efficace .
Du bon rap qui s'écoute tranquille dans sa caisse, dans sa chambre , dans le metro bref du lourd !!!

Mahogany Beats

I could of sworn that this was common when I
I could have sworn that this was Common when I dropped in the cd. The track Rise and Shine is deep, the lyrics are off the hook, the beat is tight, and the flow is smooth. About 3 or 4 tracks on this cd rate a 4 stars+. Some of the beats are less impressive though thus the 3 star rating. This dude is the real deal though. Support him!


strong hot tracks
this cd got some strong hot tracks. youngson-G is as hot as his more popular chicogo rap counterparts for sure,add a few hot club joints to the formula for us small minded folk and you got a classic artist.most def!!!


This cd has some strong hot tracks.YoungSon'G is as hot as his more popular chicago rap counterparts,for sure.Add a few club joints to the formula for us small minded folk and you have a classic artist.Most def!!!


I'm feelin this project... I'm playing it on my Gospel Mixshow.
This project is what's up... Awesome lyrics, I advise everyone to get this project... If you like Common, Mos Def, you will enjoy it. Lets support our Gospel Hip hop artist Fam... Rise & Shine ya'll