Video: Yung Ralph – “Good Game” ft. Good Game Auntie
Andre 3000 Called the ATL Rap Pioneer His Favorite Local Act in 2007 – He Shares Words to Live By in “Good Game,” Debuted by Mass Appeal
Atlanta rap virtuoso Yung Ralph, aka Juugman, pledges allegiance to brotherhood in his latest video single “Good Game” which released today via Mass Appeal. “Imma grind til I see royalty, I’m just standing on loyalty,” he rhymes, adding “I’m just cruisin’ in my own lane, I get money I don’t gang bang.” Yung Ralph reveals separation between homies and brothers – sticking together and remaining true to oneself without becoming envious of another’s successes. “Loyalty lasts a lifetime,” notes Good Game Auntie, who stands at the church’s podium in the visual as she proclaims “to live a real lifestyle, you gotta have a plan and vision.”
A pioneer of the new Atlanta sound that Andre 3000 once named as his favorite ATL rapper, Yung Ralph released his I Am Juugman album in December. With songs featuring frequent collaborator Young Thug, Fetty Wap, and Trouble, the project was presented by legendary Atlanta DJ Greg Street, DJ MLK, and Swamp Izzo. “My role in Atlanta music has been to uplift the ones going through the struggle,” the rapper told The FADER in their premiere of the album. “To deliver the message that no matter how hard it gets you can make it happen, just don’t quit. I learned what’s up can come down and what’s down can come up in this game, so remember it never happens when you want it to, only when it’s time to. With the I Am Juugman project I’m just reaching back out to my loyal fans and supporters letting them know that it’s been a long time coming.”
The emcee’s inimitable voice and heavy sound has helped him gain traction, including co-signs from his peers, appearing in the opening scenes of 2 Chainz and Jeezy‘s “BFF” video, and getting social media shoutouts from Kevin Gates. In addition to his Rich Gang affiliation, Yung Ralph is a long-time collaborator of Gucci Mane and Zaytoven, and previously linked up with Nicki Minaj for “I Bought That.” Yung Ralph’s lyrics are genuine, honest, and impactful, filled with gems share a story of someone that’s dealt with a significant amount struggles and successes, with humility and loyalty being his pillars for life. His latest project, I Am Juugman, is now available for stream and purchase.
Watch “Good Game” (ft. Good Game Auntie): https://youtu.be/fg4ih2KfhEM
Check out the Mass Appeal premiere: http://massappeal.com/yung-ralph-ft-good-game-auntie-good-game-video/
Stream I Am Juugman: https://soundcloud.com/yungralph404/sets/i-am-juugman-1
Download I Am Juugman: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/36286/yung-ralph-i-am-juugman.html
Buy “No DJ” version on iTunes: smarturl.it/iamjuugman
An early architect of the gurgling, codeine-spiked Atlanta sound, Yung Ralph began gaining traction in 2007 with his regional hit “Look Like Money,” which released via Universal Republic. A frequent collaborator of Gucci Mane and Zaytoven, most notably on their hit single “Bricks,” a short list of highlights to follow includes having teamed up with Nicki Minaj in 2010 for “I Bought That” and being featured on Rich Gang’s “Ridin,” as well as Young Thug‘s Slime Season stand-out “Rarri” – Thugger also shouts Yung Ralph out on “Stoner” with the lyric “I’m back at it, Juugman voice,” in reference to his “Back At It” single. Yung Ralph’s I Am Juugman is now available for stream and purchase.
“Good Game”: https://youtu.be/fg4ih2KfhEM
I Am Juugman: https://soundcloud.com/yungralph404/sets/i-am-juugman-1
“Bands” ft. Young Thug: https://soundcloud.com/yungralph404/bands-feat-young-thug-prod-by/
“Act A Fool” ft. Fetty Wap: https://soundcloud.com/yungralph404/act-a-fool-feat-fetty-wap-prod-by-yung-lan/ // https://youtu.be/p71Iov-eN8M
Juugin’ Round the City: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/21286/yung-ralph-juugin-round-the-city.html