Kw-logo-smaller

Y.N. RichKids Bio

Young rappers Y.N. RichKids have gone viral with their snack-tastic hit “Hot Cheetos and Takis”, but there’s a lot more to this group of kid rappers story than just what they eat. “Hot Cheetos and Takis” has already reached over 2 million views, with some music critics calling it the song of summer 2012! Find out more about Y.N. RichKids in their Kidzworld Bio.

Afterschool Special

The majority of the members of Y.N. RichKids are just twelve years old and under, and it’s no wonder since the group got started as part of an afterschool activity group. Originally part of the North Community Beats and Rhymes program started by the Minneapolis YMCA, Y.N. RichKids are the most popular to group to come out of the program to date, which has actually been credited with starting several young rap groups since its inception in 2006 by simply bringing musically talented kids in the area together.

Snack Attack

Y.N. RichKids quickly realized that they had accumulated some real talent in their ranks, and “Hot Cheetos and Takis” is a far from being the first song that the group has written and performed together, they have many of their songs available on their website. The kids didn’t set out to become famous on the internet for this snack anthem, in fact some of them are still oblivious to the attention, but one thing is for sure, by simply talking about something simple that they love, they’ve gained a lot of attention! Center Director for the North Community YMCA Alicia Johnson said:

"We knew eventually the rest of the world would catch up to the love that we as a staff, and as a YMCA, and as a north community have for the kids and their music. The kids were like 'We have to do a video for this song, because this is our favorite thing.' Plus, they wanted to eat their favorite snack."

RichKid Acclaim

Music critics were immediately floored by the energy, talent and attitude in the group, each rapper has their own distinct style and the song was undeniably catchy. In fact tastemakers Rolling Stone rated the song 4/5 and proclaimed that the Y.N. RichKids had created “what may be the summer's final truly great jam."

If you haven’t heard it yet, you gotta check out “Hot Cheetos and Takis” below!                                                                                            

 

Have Your Say

What do you think of Y.N. RichKids? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

mreia

mreia wrote:

they are very cute no lie get up an thruogw up!!!!!!!!@34565
commented: Wed Oct 10, 2012

zoeabella

zoeabella wrote:

omfgg.!! dey r tooo cute lol #1 on my playlist.!
commented: Fri Sep 07, 2012

XtremeWriter344
There not bad but they might sound better with deep voices.
commented: Fri Sep 07, 2012

there are 7 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

Lil_p_poll

Who do you think is the best mini rapper?

  • Lil P-Nut
  • Young Lyric, aka Lyrikkal
  • Lil Chuckee
  • Jay Bird

related stories

Micro_chuckmic
Fourteen year old Lil Chuckee is the youngest rapper signed to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Label , an...
Micro_lyrikmic
At the end of last year none of us could stop singing Wiz Kalifa’s catchy hit Black and Yellow, s...
Micro_nutmic
Haven’t Heard of Lil P-Nut? Well get ready, cause we think there’s nothing “lil” about this seven...
Micro_ltmic
With his debut album set for release this year creating buzz on the internet, you’ll want to find...

Entertainment in the forums

Charulata
Charulata posted in TV Shows:
Doraemon!
reply about 5 hours
LAZY778
LAZY778 posted in TV Shows:
"Neron" wrote: "LAZY778" wrote: "Neron" wrote: I like The Legend Of Korra slightly better because that show took risks that were hardly taken in a show of its kind. It included a lot of mature themes and it really connects with today's older youth. You mean violence wise? Not just that, but the show tells the stories of the characters finding themselves. Take Asami for example. A lot of people have a late relative and another relative involved in some kind of trouble. She had her relationships AND family business to take care of, which relates to some of today's youth who feel like they have the whole world on their shoulders. They're starting to have to take responsibility for things they can hardly manage, and seeing the triumph of a character like Asami is truly inspiring. Her mother's dead, her father's in prison, her boyfriend was stolen from her, and her business nearly failed. But she did not give up, which sends a positive message to today's generation of teens. Mako was not stolen from Asami he just chose Korra and everyone knows that thats what people wanted. As messed up as that sounds its the truth. 
reply about 8 hours
xPrincessPikachux
I vote for the Legend of Korra. :3
reply about 9 hours
katerine46
katerine46 posted in Movies:
the last movie i saw was stars of our faults that movie was so sad i even cried in the end of the movie :sad
reply about 10 hours
Neron
Neron posted in TV Shows:
"LAZY778" wrote: "Neron" wrote: I like The Legend Of Korra slightly better because that show took risks that were hardly taken in a show of its kind. It included a lot of mature themes and it really connects with today's older youth. You mean violence wise? Not just that, but the show tells the stories of the characters finding themselves. Take Asami for example. A lot of people have a late relative and another relative involved in some kind of trouble. She had her relationships AND family business to take care of, which relates to some of today's youth who feel like they have the whole world on their shoulders. They're starting to have to take responsibility for things they can hardly manage, and seeing the triumph of a character like Asami is truly inspiring. Her mother's dead, her father's in prison, her boyfriend was stolen from her, and her business nearly failed. But she did not give up, which sends a positive message to today's generation of teens.
reply about 10 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

Big_icon_(5)

Tic Tac Toe is back!