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Birth Name :

Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson

Birth Date :

November 19, 1989

Birth Place :

Compton, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "No Introduction" (2008)


With huge determination and a clear vision of what he wants, Tyga pursued his career as a rapper after an aisle debate with Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes. Born November 19, 1989, Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson is of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent. Living in the infamous Compton, CA, Tyga raised above the negativity by building social networks and recording mixtapes to enhance his career in music. The big break came through his cousin, McCoy.

Tyga bumped onto McCoy at popular Los Angeles sneakers store, Fight Club, one day. At first they talked about shoes and soon the conversation switched to the greatest rappers. "We started talking about music and I got enough courage to give him my little mixtape" Tyga said. "He was telling me all this stuff he was doing with his band and I thought he was just lying to seem cool. Then one day I saw him on MTV, then I started hitting him up on AIM non stop! Next thing you know I'm on tour with him going all over the world. It was crazy."

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Tyga's Ex Blac Chyna Shares Screenshots of Text Messages Saying He Wants 'to Be Family Again'

April 24, 2015 09:55:15 GMT

Blac Chyna posted an interesting screenshot of a text message exchange between her and her ex-boyfriend on Instagram on Thursday, April 23. In the text messages, the 25-year-old rapper seemingly wanted to reconcile with the model.

Kylie Jenner Wears Skimpy Lingerie While Attending Khloe's Coachella Party With Tyga

April 20, 2015 04:25:33 GMT

debuted her new daring look at her sister 's Coachella party on Saturday, April 18. Kylie showed off her curvaceous body in a black bra and bottoms paired with a sheer black bodysuit. She completed her look with sunglasses, braided black-and-gray hair and gladiator heels.

Chris Brown and Tyga Remix Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again'

April 09, 2015 08:31:05 GMT

has reunited with for a remix to 's "See You Again". The two pals and frequent collaborators' new version of the song from the "" soundtrack then landed online on Wednesday, April 8.

Tyga Takes His Son to Church With Kylie Jenner

April 06, 2015 09:45:41 GMT

Amidst her controversial blackface photo she uploaded on her Instagram account, was seen going to church together with . Tyga, her rumored boyfriend, brought his two-year-old son, King Cairo, along with him on Easter Sunday, April 5. They were spotted together at the West Hills Church in San Fernando Valley.

Tyga Gets Served With Legal Papers at His Sneaker Release Party

April 02, 2015 07:12:12 GMT

got served with legal papers by a man during his own sneakers-signing event on Tuesday night, March 31 at Shiekh Shoes in Hollywood. The old man bought two pairs of the gold sneakers at $120. He stood in line with other customers for more than two hours to get the rapper sign the sneakers. As shown in a short video obtained by TMZ, the man wearing gray shirt with words "La Puente" on it handed Tyga the papers after he asked Tyga to take a picture with him.

Tyga Unveils Dark Music Video for '40 Mill'

March 24, 2015 08:48:03 GMT

's "40 Mill" finally gets a music video treatment. The rapper dropped on Monday, March 23 the creepy official visuals featuring him showing off his lavish lifestyle as he rides through the Los Angeles streets and hangs out with numerous bikini-clad pretty ladies in his huge mansion.

Tyga Appears to Confirm Relationship With Kylie Jenner on Instagram

March 14, 2015 01:47:38 GMT

appeared to confirm his romance with on Instagram on Friday, March 13. The "Rack City" rapper shared a photo of the "" star along with a love message which read, "Certain things catch your eye, but only few capture the heart."

Tyga on Kylie Jenner's Dating Rumors: 'I Love Her as a Person'

February 24, 2015 09:14:38 GMT

was asked again about dating rumors surrounding him and during a radio interview with 92.3 AMP Radio on Monday, February 23. Appearing alongside , the host didn't ask Chris' romance but Tyga's after seemed to confirm the 25-year-old rapper's romance with Kylie.

Kanye West Hints That Tyga and Kylie Jenner Are Dating

February 20, 2015 21:02:02 GMT

dropped a bombshell on a recent radio interview. The rapper husband of seemed to confirm that , 25, was indeed romantically involved with , 17, despite Tyga's persistent denial.

Tyga Denies Dating Kylie Jenner Amidst Khloe Kardashian and Amber Rose Feud

February 18, 2015 02:32:52 GMT

has broken his silence on his dating rumors with after slammed him for dating a 17-year-old girl. Appearing on Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" on Tuesday, February 17, Tyga denied he's in a relationship with Kylie. His comments came one day after Amber and feuded on Twitter.

Chris Brown and Tyga Release New Track 'Remember Me' From Joint Album

February 17, 2015 01:51:22 GMT

and have one week left before they officially release their "". In anticipation, the frequent collaborator dropped on Monday, February 16 "Remember Me", one of the new songs off the forthcoming joint project.

Amber Rose Calls Kim Kardashian 'Fake,' Slams Tyga for Dating 'Baby' Kylie Jenner

February 16, 2015 09:08:32 GMT

shared her opinion on and in a radio interview with Power 105.1. During the interview, the model also opened up about rumor that her estranged husband cheated on her.

Drake Disses Tyga on New Mixtape, Tyga Fires Back

February 14, 2015 01:50:39 GMT

's feud with continues. The Toronto rapper on Thursday night, February 13 dropped a surprise project, which he later confirmed is a mixtape, comprising of 17 songs including one called "6 PM in New York" on which he calls out T-Raww and mentions his relationship with rumored girlfriend .

Chris Brown and Tyga Release New Collaboration 'B***hes N Marijuana' Ft. SchoolBoy Q

February 07, 2015 01:51:22 GMT

and have unveiled a new song from their long-awaited collaborative album. The duo premiered on Friday, February 6 "B***hes N Marijuana" that features a guest appearance from .

Chris Brown and Tyga Debut 'Ayo' Music Video Starring Mike Epps

February 04, 2015 01:53:21 GMT

After being previewed in several Instagram clips and photos, the official music video of and 's latest collaboration "Ayo" is finally out. Hitting Vevo early on Tuesday, February 3, the Colin Tilley-directed visuals finds the two pals living their lavish lifestyles.

Tyga Allegedly Hints That He Has Sex With Kylie Jenner

January 28, 2015 09:27:10 GMT

may have suggested that he has sex with 17-year-old . Gossip site Media Take Out reports that the 25-year-old rapper reposted the reality TV star's sexy selfie and wrote along with it, "I hit that every day."

Chris Brown and Tyga's 'Fan of a Fan' Album to Feature 50 Cent, T.I. and More

January 26, 2015 01:53:46 GMT

After revealing the official album cover and release date of their long-awaited "Fan of a Fan", and unveiled its tracklist. According to the list surfacing via iTunes, the project features 16 songs including the two stars' collaborations with the likes of and .

Chris Brown and Tyga Reveal 'Fan of a Fan' Album Cover Art, Release Date

January 24, 2015 01:53:00 GMT

and 's upcoming joint album, "Fan of a Fan", now has an official release date. On Friday, January 23, both Breezy and T-Raww took to their respective Instagram account to post the LP's official album cover and reveal the project would finally arrive on February 24.

Tyga's 'Gold Album' Is Delayed Again

January 22, 2015 06:59:16 GMT

Fans who have been waiting for 's new album have to wait a bit more. T-Raww said in late December that his new album "" would arrive on January 27, but sadly it won't happen. On Wednesday, January 21 the rapper took to Twitter to deliver news of the delay, saying that he is still trying to fix a date.

Report: Kris Jenner Allows Kylie's Boyfriend Tyga to Spend Night at Her House

January 21, 2015 08:23:34 GMT

's mother has given her approval to to spend the night at their house in Hidden Hills, California, Radar Online reports. An insider tells the site, "There are many nights that Tyga just crashes at Kylie's house, with Kris' blessing."

Chris Brown and Tyga Tease 'Ayo' Music Video Starring Mike Epps

January 16, 2015 09:13:36 GMT

and are currently readying a music video for their newest collaboration, "Ayo". Some behind-the-scenes photos and videos from the filming set have surfaced online via the duo's respective Instagram account as well as '.

50 Cent Hints at Collaboration With Chris Brown and Tyga

January 05, 2015 04:57:37 GMT

Another collaboration featuring some of the biggest names in the game is apparently in the works. A day after revealed that there's a collaboration between him, , and coming out "soon," was pictured with pals and in a studio.

Photos: Chris Brown and Tyga Channel Kris Kross in 'Fan of a Fan' Album Promo

January 03, 2015 05:07:17 GMT

and 's long-awaited joint album "Fan of a Fan" is coming this year. The frequent collaborators channel the '90s rap duo Kris Kross in the first photos they shared on Instagram to promote the effort.

Justin Bieber Gives Seductive Look in Poo Bear's 'Work for It' Video Ft. Tyga

December 29, 2014 05:04:08 GMT

Grammy-winning songwriter Poo Bear a.k.a. Jason Boyd has released a new star-studded video for his "Work for It". Arriving via his YouTube channel on December 27, the music video sees and other stars making a cameo.

Tyga Sets New Release Date for 'Gold Album'

December 24, 2014 04:28:35 GMT

has set a new release date for "". On Tuesday, December 23, the rapper announced on his website that his oft-delayed LP would finally see the light of day on January 27, 2015. It's now available for pre-order.

Tyga Unveils DONDA-Designed 'The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty' Cover Art

December 19, 2014 01:48:35 GMT

While he hasn't set a new release date for his "", has already shared its official cover art. On Thursday, December 18, the rapper took to Instagram to unveil the artwork which was designed by 's creative team DONDA.

Chris Brown and Tyga Premiere New Single 'Ayo' From Joint Album

December 18, 2014 03:42:46 GMT

and 's long-awaited joint album "Fan of a Fan 2" is really underway now. The frequent collaborators on Wednesday, December 17 teased the project which is now due sometime in 2015 by debuting its lead single "Ayo".

Tyga Parties With Drake's Ex in 'Make It Work' Music Video

December 09, 2014 04:57:36 GMT

The official music video for 's "Make It Work" has arrived for fans' viewing pleasure. Debuted on Monday, December 8, the clip finds the rapper chilling in a private jet with a leopard and a bunch of money around him before joining his crew to take over the streets in L.A. and spending the rest of the day on a rooftop.

Tyga Hints He's No Longer Signed to Young Money

December 05, 2014 08:43:43 GMT

's days with Young Money are apparently really over. After blasting the record label a few months ago and accusing them of causing the delays of his "", the rapper said on Twitter on Thursday, December 4 that he would be releasing the album independently in 2015. "#TheGoldAlbum is going to be my first independent release 2015," he wrote.

Tyga and Kylie Jenner Serve Thanksgiving Meals for Homeless People

November 27, 2014 04:54:47 GMT

and were among stars who helped serve meals for homeless people on Thanksgiving eve. The two stars, who have been heavily rumored to be dating, took part at L.A. Mission's Annual Thanksgiving for the Homeless alongside other famous names and public figures such as , , and Miss California Marina Inserra.

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