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Video: Compton Rapper YG Had Fans Beat A Donald Trump Piñata

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@YG invites people on stage to beat a Donald Trump Piñata shit was too brazy pic.twitter.com/rnCIFMvjV2

— Jacob Flakoll (@JFlakoll) September 19, 2016

YG kicked off his "F— Donald Trump" tour in San Diego last night with a little bit of help from his fans.

The Compton rapper has been one of the up-and-coming stars in hip hop over the last few years, but he caught the attention of a much wider audience earlier this year with the release of his song "FDT" which stands for—you guessed it—"F— Donald Trump." YG told TMZ that he got a few calls from Secret Service about the song (which is par for the course as far as these things go) but the song was still included on this latest album Still Brazy, and even got a remix featuring G-Eazy and Macklemore. We've embedded the original version below because it includes a thoughtful message from YG and guest emcee Nipsey Hussle about the upcoming election (and because Macklemore is wack):

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At last night's concert, YG brought fans up on stage to pummel a piñata that was fashioned after Trump. Before introducing the effigy, YG explained that he decided to call his concert the "Fuck Donald Trump" tour because the Republican candidate was "so disrespectful" to blacks and Hispanics. After the destruction he went right into a performance of "FDT."

YG really brought out Donald Trump. #YG #DonaldTrump pic.twitter.com/OnyLsHVZth

— ∆ (@shane_xix) September 19, 2016

Donald Trump piñatas have been a popular item ever since the supposed-billionaire and somehow-presidential candidate made remarks that Mexican immigrants in the United States were criminals and rapists. We can only assume that YG is stocked with enough piñatas for the rest of his tour.