Concerts

Young Jeezy Leans on Older Music at Concert, but Who Cares?

Young Jeezy's performance at downtown Phoenix's The Pressroom Saturday night was absolutely stunning. Almost a decade after his major label debut Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, the 37-year-old Georgia based rapper with the raspy voice is still one of the most entertaining performers in the game. Jeezy is one of the few contemporary rappers who never seems to get "G-checked" as they say. It seems universally accepted that "Jeezy really lived it." But at the same time his impeccable street credentials, including winning "Trapper of the year" an astounding four times in a row, have not hurt his commercial appeal whatsoever.