Listen to Chanel West Coast's New Mixtape 'Waves': Exclusive

Young Money's Chanel West Coast may have risen to fame on MTV reality shows Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness, but she's been grinding in the studio the whole time, working to refine her sound ahead of the release of her debut full-length this fall.

Young Money's Chanel West Coast Talks Lil Wayne & 'Now You Know' Mixtape

Today, she's releasing her new mixtape Waves, featuring YG, Liam Horne, Lano, and B Real, exclusively on Billboard. "Many artists feel resistance on the way up," Chanel tells Billboard. "I just wanted to express myself and put out music of how I'm feeling -- give back to my fans and gain new ones in the process."

Listen to Waves below: