Tyga is known for being signed by Lil Wayne’s popular Young Money Entertainment, and became a Grammy Award-nominated rapper for Deuces in 2011. He first received recognition with his debut single Coconut Juice, featuring Travie McCoy. He released his third album Hotel California (2013), which was nominated for World’s Best Album in World Music Awards (2014).
Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson was born in California who is of mixed Vietnamese and Jamaican parentage. He grew up listening to Fabolous, Lil Wayne, Cam’ron and Eminem among others. He entered rap contests with friends from school and often posted songs that he made up in online chat rooms. He even made mixtapes of his songs that he shared with friends.
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