YELLOWBOY "Tha Playaland Boss", real name Nicholas LaShawn Brown, started rapping at the age of 12. Also goes by Pimp B, which the name came from the late rapper
Pimp C (R.I.P.) when he got in trouble in Jr. High for rapping the UGK song "F*** My Car!!!! His style of rapping was inspired by listening to Bone Thugs N Harmony, Twista, UGK, & most artist of Houston, Texas. YB was always to himself especially when it comes to music, money, & women. As of right now YB is an independent artist but is making major moves in the game. YELLOWBOY started off his own imprint PLAYALAND in 2001. As of early 2011, YB met DJ Michael "5000" Watts and Watts seen the grind in YB and started dealing with him on a constant level.