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Young Gunz began as just two of the numerous rappers in Roc-a-Fella's State Property collective, yet all it took was one runaway hit, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop," to distance them from the pack and elevate them into the spotlight. The Philadelphia duo -- Young Chris (born Chris Ries) and Neef (born Hanif Muhammad) -- debuted with brief appearances on the first State Property album (2001) and, more importantly, got a high-profile shoutout in Jay-Z's "Takeover" earlier that year. However, it was their first track together, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop," that proved decisive to their success. The track first showed signs of life on the mixtape circuit, where DJ Enuff began repping it. Roc-a-Fella obviously felt "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" had a bright future, because the label granted it the coveted lead-off position on the second State Property album, The Chain Gang (2003). The song took off quickly, getting heavy rotation on urban radio and music television while shooting up the Billboard Hot 100 chart. A follow-up remix with Chingy gave the single yet more legs, and it became one of the year's more memorable rap singles, setting the stage for Young Gunz's debut album. Tough Luv came out in early 2004, and it was followed up just over a year later with Brothers from Another. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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Stations Featuring
Young Gunz

    Classic Hip-Hop

    Classic Hip-Hop
    1 song

    '00s Hip-Hop

    '00s Hip-Hop
    1 song

Albums by
Young Gunz

Top Songs by
Young Gunz

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Can't Stop, Won't Stop
  3.   Set It Off
  4.   No Better Love
  5.   Rapid Fire Intro
  6.   Same Ol' C
  7.   Friday Night
  8.   The R.O.C. the Life
  9.   Put Ya Guns Up by Pooda Brown
  10.   Don't Stop (YG Party)
  11.   Tonight
  12.   Never Take Me Alive by Jay Z
  13.   Future of the Roc
  14.   The Knock Is There
  15.   North of Death
  16.   Soundtrack of My Life by Deemi
  17.   We Still Here
  18.   Same Sh** Different Day
  19.   Tough Luv
  20.   Problemz
  21.   Time
  22.   Parade
  23.   I'm a Trapper by Pooda Brown
  24.   Grown Man
  25.   My Part of Town
  26.   Young Chris
  27.   Gun Shots
  28.   What We Gotta Do
  29.   The Way It Goes
  30.   It's the Life
  31.   Beef
  32.   Grown Man, Pt. 2
  33.   Don't Keep Me Waiting (Come Back Soon)
  34.   Take It How U Want It
  35.   Look in Your Eyes
  36.   Roc U
  37.   Live or Die by Rell
  38.   That Block
  39.   Yg's Coming
  40.   Sixth Man for Life by Pooda Brown
  41.   Life We Chose
  42.   That's Right
  43.   $$$ Girlz
  44.   Keep It Close
  45.   Chase That

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