YC the Cynic Songs, Videos, & Albums

Ricky Dubs ft. Mick Jenkins & YC The Cynic - Keep It 100 Artwork
Artist: Ricky Dubs
Featuring: Mick Jenkins | YC the Cynic
Chicago’s Mick Jenkins and Bronx native YC The Cynic may hail from different regions, but their similarities far outweight their differences. For example, neither is able to tolerate even the faintest whiff of fakeness.... More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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See Lil Bibby, CJ FLy & More at Chicago Connection Showcase (During SXSW)

119 Productions, a Chicago based boutique production company has teamed up with The DJBooth and Art Collective FDC to present a broad spectrum demo of some of the nation's best artists. Saturday, March 15, acts from Chicago... More
Posted 6 months ago
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Artist: Otis Clapp
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Song: Fiona
Sure, this is Otis Clapp‘s first feature on our pages. But, with a strong flow and the help of a Booth regular, he more than makes up for a lack of Booth experience on video single Fiona. Setting the mood on this brash,... More
Posted about 8 months ago
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YC The Cynic - Hunts Point Diaspora Artwork
YC The Cynic‘s always peppered his records with social commentary, but never have we heard him drop knowledge in as concentrated a form as he does on his latest feature, Hunts Point Diaspora. This unreleased record... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Jarred A.G. ft. YC The Cynic - False Gods Artwork
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Diverse as their beliefs may be, the world’s monotheistic religions can agree on at least one thing: worshipping False Gods has dire consequences. The question of course, is where to find the true one. For Jarred A.G.,... More
Posted 9 months ago
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YC the Cynic - The Heaviest Cross Artwork
Album: GNK
Being (or thinking you are) God ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, you have awesome powers, but you’ve also got the Heaviest Cross to bear. Having tackled the positive side of deityhood on his lead... More
Posted one year ago
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YC The Cynic - GNK Cover
Album: GNK
Bronx rhymesayer YC The Cynic has unleashed his second digital full-length, GNK. The follow-up to 2012 freshman set Fall FWD, the 12-track project comes heralded by Booth-approved video singles "God Complex" and "Murphy's... More
Posted one year ago
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Win Tickets to Y.C. the Cynic’s “G.N.K.” Album Release Party [Exclusive Giveaway]

New York, N.Y. -- Next Tuesday, August 27, South Bronx spitter YC the Cynic will release his highly-anticipated debut full-length, G.N.K., via Move Forward Music. In honor of the occasion, he will be holding an album release... More
Posted one year ago
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Album: GNK
According to Murphy’s Law, everything that can go wrong sooner or later will. While the jury’s still out on whether that rule holds true, one can point to plenty of evidence in its favor. On a new single, YC the... More
Posted one year ago
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YC The Cynic ft. Hipnotic - Runaway Artwork
Song: Runaway
On mixtape lead single God Complex, featured earlier this month, YC the Cynic invited listeners to bow down and supplicate themselves before the master of the universe… none other than YC the Cynic. Runaway, the latest... More
Posted one year ago
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Album: GNK
Missed church this weekend? Not to worry; you’re just in time for YC the Cynic‘s personal worship service, going down right here in The DJBooth. I should mention, though, that the belief system the West Coast... More
Posted one year ago
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Dao Jones ft. YC the Cynic - About Love Artwork
Artist: Dao Jones
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Though his Booth features are in the double-digits (this being number 12), Dao Jones latest offering is only the second set of visuals we have received from the artist. Luckily, for fans who missed Mr. October back in 2011,... More
Posted one year ago
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YC The Cynic - Hallelujah Artwork
A good number of artists put on a lavish display in their videos or live performance, but for most indie emcees on a budget, money is simply too valuable to be spent on new kicks or thrown at strippers. For example, take YC... More
Posted one year ago
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Keswick ft. Skyzoo & YC the Cynic - For The Win Artwork
Artist: Keswick
Featuring: Skyzoo | YC the Cynic
Even though it is only his first Booth feature, producer/engineer Keswick is already going For The Win. Assisting in the producer’s quest for victory are Booth favorites and fellow Big Apple spittas Skyzoo and YC The... More
Posted one year ago
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Chaundon ft. YC The Cynic & DJ Flash - Prosperity Artwork
Artist: Chaundon
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Ever since the post-Civil War era, African-Americans have been struggling to get their rightful piece of the pie. Unfortunately, their journey toward Prosperity hasn’t been without setbacks—according to a Pew Research... More
Posted one year ago
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