Ya Boy

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Ya Boy
Crawford in 2009
Crawford in 2009
Background information
Birth nameWilliam Joseph Crawford
Also known asRich Rocka
Born (1984-01-28) January 28, 1984 (age 39)[1]
OriginSan Francisco, California, U.S.
GenresHip hop, West Coast hip hop
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
Years active2002–present

William Joseph Crawford (born January 28, 1984) is an American rapper. He is better known by his stage name, Ya Boy.

Ya Boy was written about in a column by The Source magazine called "Unsigned Hype" before being signed to Akon's record label, Konvict Records.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio Albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2005 Rookie of the Year

EPs[change | change source]

Year Album
2005 Guns and Roses

Mixtapes[change | change source]

Year Album
2005 The Future of the Franchise
2006 Ya Boy Radio: Part 1
2006 Chapter 1: The Rise
2007 The Fix
2007 Optimus Rime
2007 The Prince of the Bay
2008 I'm 'Bout to Murdah This Shit
2008 The Bay Area Bully
2009 Kush 2009
2009 Mohawks & Heavy Metal
2010 The Fix 2
2011 Kalifornia Konvict
2011 The Fillmore Renaissance Story
2012 Trappy Birthday

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ya Boy". HNHH. Archived from the original on 2021-08-26. Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  2. "Akon Signs Ya Boy To Konvict Music". HipHopDX. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 2013-01-02.

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