Artist of the Week: Tyga


Artist of the Week: Tyga
After scoring his first top-10 single on Billboard Hot 100, the 'Rack the City' hitmaker will release his sophomore set on February 28 and follow it up with a tour.


Tyga kicks off the new year of 2012 with a bang. The Young Money/Cash Money rapper busted the chart with his latest single "Rack the City" which climbed up to No. 8 on Billboard Hot 100. It marked his highest chart performance on the weekly rundown.

The single was originally recorded for his latest mixtape "Well Done Vol. 2". Due to its instant success, it's included in his long-delayed second studio album "Careless World: Rise of the Last King". It additionally got a remix which features several notable rappers.

Wale, Fabolous, Young Jeezy, T.I. and Meek Mill got together in the revamped version. "I heard the record, loved it, seen it go crazy in the club. I couldn't visualize it without a Young verse on there, so I just went ahead," Jeezy said.

Still riding high on the success of the single, Tyga is gearing up to release his new album and hit the road for a promo effort. After delaying it for several times, he's now set to release the album in the United States on February 21. For the roadshow, he's scheduled to kick it off on February 21.

Before officially headlining his own tour, the "Coconut Juice" rapper will do a warm-up show at the Winter Meltdown Concert in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 17. He will join fellow rapper Rick Ross at the gig. For more info about the his upcoming concerts, fan can visit his official website.

© AceShowbiz.com


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