Rapper Y2 on Jimi Hendrix influence, trap music and latest project, ‘Y’ Los Angeles-based rapper Y2 is one of Sony Music’s newest artists. Y2 stopped by rolling out studios to discuss his college tour, his authentic sound and how his latest project Y led to a deal with Sony. Kinyana McCoy Media Maven I do more than just follow trends, I'm NetworKIN. I'm a publicist, marketer, producer, writer, creative, and all-around media maven. I'm NetworKin your favorite media maven, so follow my journey.