Rapper Hailing from Compton,Calif., this half-Haitian, half-Vietnamese rap luminary entered the game with a star pedigree (he’s the cousin of Travis McCoy, the lead vocalist for Gym Class Heroes). Shortly after putting out his 2007 mixtape, Young on Probation, Tyga (born Michael Nguyen) gained the spotlight opening for Fall Out Boy and Gym Class Heroes on the Young Wild Things Tour. Tyga snatched national attention after signing to the Young Money Label and releasing the 2008 single “Coconut Juice” off his debut LP, No Introduction. Most recently, he was nominated for a 2011 Grammy for “Deuces,” his collaboration with Chris Brown and released his second album, Careless World: Rise of the Last King in February of 2012.

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It Wasn't Me: Kylie Jenner Says Someone Else Brought N-Word Cake to Her Party

The reality star is under fire for offensive pastry.

Tyga Owes the State of California a Lot of Money

Another lawsuit to add to the pile.

Don't Label Me: Artists Beefin' With Their Record Labels

The Migos revisit their 'No Label' roots.

Ex-Cash Money Rapper Mikkey Halsted Compares Label to Prison

Chicago artist says Birdman wanted receipts from McDonald's purchases, owes him $500,000.

Tyga Wants You to Know That Kylie Jenner Has a 'Marshmallow Booty'

18-year-old posts video of him rapping to her on Snapchat.

Kylie Jenner Strikes a Raunchy Pose for Terry Richardson

A suggestively-placed stuffed tiger is involved.
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