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Underground Wednesday with Special Guest Yung Gator

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The acknowledgeable Yung Gator born Joshua J. Moore was born to the parents of Lori Kiner and Moses Moore in Michigan City, Indiana at St. Anthony’s hospital on February 17. Yung Gator grew up in a single parent home for as long as he could remember; he is the younger of two older brothers on his mom side and has two sisters and four brothers on his dad side. It was a battle growing up in the streets of Michigan City for Yung Gator, at the age of two his legs had to be broken due to medical issues and was forced to wear braces for six months. Yung Gator went through many trials and tribulations which led him to his next step in life which was music.   Yung Gator started doing music in the year of 2002 under the influences of the Temptations, 2 Pac, Master P, P Diddy, Lil Wayne, and UGK just to name a few. Yung Gator came up with his name when he was at the age of twelve, he later came up with his label named U.S.H. WORLDWIDE in 2004, Producing was always Yung Gators first love; Rapping came later for him in the year of 2006. In April 2006 Yung Gator did an opening performance for the artist known as Petey Pablo in Jackson Michigan. By the middle of 2006 Yung Gator had wrote and produce his first album entitled “OUT DERE” which later allowed him to acquire his first distribution deal in the year of 2007. Yung Gator would later indemnify his rights which would force him to later forfeit the contract and lose everything he had worked for. In April of 2007 he opened up for Willie the Kid (of the Apphiliates). Yung Gator also open for acts such as: Gorilla Zoe, Slim of 112, Young LA, Choppa (making the band), Young Buck and many more.  Determined to move forward in his music career Yung Gator came out with his first mixtape entitled “U ALREADY KNO” in the year 2008. After a breakdown Yung Gator made a decision that would have him move to Dallas, TX in the year of October 2009. Being in a new city with new surroundings it took Yung Gator up to a year to get established