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Yelawolf

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Yelawolf is an underground rapper from a small town in the South who found major-label success in 2011. Born Michael Wayne Atha on December 30, 1979, in Gadsden, Alabama, he made his full-length album debut with the independent release Creekwater (2005). He subsequently made the jump to Sony BMG for the release of a promotional single, "Kickin'" (2007). Disillusioned with life on a major label, he returned to the underground rap scene. Newly inspired, he worked to build an audience for himself via MySpace and mixtapes. In 2010, an appearance on Bizarre's album Friday Night at St Andrews became an early sign that the rapper was aligning himself with Eminem's Shady label and its family of artists. His signing to the label was announced in 2011, and by the end of the year his official debut, Radioactive, had landed. Guest shots came from Eminem, Kid Rock, Lil Jon, and Gangsta Boo, while names like Diplo, Jim Jonsin, and the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League handled production. A year later he partnered with blink-182 drummer Travis Barker for the rap-rock EP Psycho White. A 2013 tour with Hopsin previewed his album Love Story, but with Shady celebrating its 15th anniversary and Yelawolf going on tour with DJ Paul, it took until 2015 for the album to see release. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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    Popularity
  2.   Pop the Trunk
  3.   Hard White (Up in the Club)
  4.   Let's Roll
  5.   Best Friend
  6.   Till It's Gone
  7.   Throw It Up
  8.   Animal
  9.   Daddy's Lambo
  10.   Trunk Muzik
  11.   Get the **** Up!
  12.   Good to Go by Bun B
  13.   American You
  14.   Honey Brown
  15.   Everything I Love the Most
  16.   Catfish Billy
  17.   Tennessee Love
  18.   Box Chevy V
  19.   Radio
  20.   Billy Crystal by Rock City
  21.   Love Story
  22.   Devil in My Veins
  23.   Gangster by Asap Rocky
  24.   Johnny Cash
  25.   Box Chevy by Rittz the Rapper
  26.   I Just Wanna Party by Gucci Mane
  27.   Love Is Not Enough
  28.   Write Your Name
  29.   Heartbreak
  30.   Empty Bottles
  31.   Marijuana
  32.   Down
  33.   Way Out
  34.   Growin' Up in the Gutter
  35.   Whiskey in a Bottle
  36.   Hustle by Paul Wall
  37.   Push 'Em by Travis Barker
  38.   Disappear
  39.   Outer Space