Yog Westwood - is a prolific Hip-Hop recording artist that initially embarked upon his musical journey at an early age. In the beginning, rapping was just a past time however, constant compliments and demands from listeners spawned him to become serious about his craft. His sound was unlike any other artist who preceded him and could be described precisely in three words- real, raw, and relevant. Westwood, built the foundation of his career by launching a full-service recording studio and consistently producing hypnotizing beats. After realizing that the artists he had developed didn't share an equal passion for their music, he began to shift the attention on himself.
Westwood is a very avid performer and have blessed the stage in several notable markets including: Arizona, California, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and Utah to name a few. He also had the honor of opening up for Snoop Dogg, Mac 10, The Eastsidaz, and Dubb C.
The lyrical genius has worked with many established artists such as: E-40, Mac Lucci, Brotha Lynch Hung, Kymani Marley, MC Eiht, OG Kokane, The Eastsidaz, Jayo Felony, Glasses Malone, OG Rome, Keak Da Sneak, Cutt Calhoun, Doty, and more.
Yog Westwood is the recipient of the Southwest Artist of the Year Award during the West Coast Hip Hop Awards (2014-2015) and also was recognized on Hot 97’s “Who’s Next“ contest. Yog Westwood is heavily regarded for his LP with multi platinum producers, Felony Muzik and Rampage (Flipmode Squad) entitled, "I'm Him".
July 2017 is a very pivotal month for Yog Westwood as he signed a record deal with the legendary Kokane's record label, Bud E. Boy Entertainment. His new single, "Way West" which features Kokane, Chris Notez, and Katt Da Mack is scheduled to be released August 2017.