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Young Dirty Bastard
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Young Dirty Bastard posing for a HUF X Starter Collaboration in January 4, 2019 for The Source magazine

Birth name

Barson Unique Jones

Also known as

YDB, Boy Jones


April 9, 1989 (age 30)
Brooklyn, New York City, NY


Hip hop, Hardcore hip hop



Years active



Wu Music Group

Associated acts

Wu-Tang Clan, RZA, Ghostface Killah

Barson Unique Jones (born April 9, 1989), better known by his stage name Young Dirty Bastard, is an American rapper. He started out releasing mixtapes starting under the label, Wu Music Group and later on released mixtapes independently. Being Ol' Dirty Bastard's eldest son and RZA's nephew, Young Dirty Bastard grew up influenced by and regularly surrounded by members of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has performed live with them as well as having recorded songs under guidance of the RZA and having Ghostface Killah featured on his mixtape A Dirty Tomorrow. He has been performing with the Wu-Tang Clan live and has been featured live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 2013 Hot 97 Summer Jam, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and many more.



  • 2011: Food Stamp Celebrity Mixtape
  • 2015: A Dirty Tomorrow
  • 2015: A Dirty Tomorrow Pt. 2: Jacking 4 Beats
  • 2015: Straight Outta Brooklyn

Also featured on[]

  • "Thizz Nation, Volume Seventeen" -- Thizz Nation Starring J-Diggs da Rockstar (2007)
  • "Electric Lucifer" -- Gore Elohim (2013)
  • "Redemption" -- Sun God (2014)
  • "The Living Daylights" -- Willie the Kid + Bronze Nazareth (2014)
  • "Food of the Gods" -- Evil Intentions (2015)
  • "Retrophin (Once Upon a Time In) -- Shaka Amazulu the 7th (2018)