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Ty Dolla Sign is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter

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BirthdayApril 13, 1985
NationalityAmerican
FamousSingers, Rappers
City/StateCalifornia
SiblingsAngel Gold, Big TC
Known asTyrone William Griffin Jr.
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Height188
GenderMale
FatherTyrone Griffin Sr.
Net Worth$1.5 million as of Mar 11,2017
Sun SignAries
Born inLos Angeles, California, United States
Famous asRapper
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Who is Ty Dolla Sign?

Ty Dolla Sign is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. The multi-faceted personality is also a record producer and plays many instruments with élan. While creating music, he combines some elements of hip-hop and contemporary R&B which adds a unique touch to his songs. He first rose to fame in 2010 after featuring on YG's ‘Toot It and Boot It’, a song which he had written and produced for Def Jam Recordings in his initial years. Besides music, he is also a member of the production team D.R.U.G.S., which he co-founded with friends and fellow music producers Chordz 3D and G Casso. He has been credited for bringing together some of the biggest names in the music industry to release the hit collaborative track ‘Sucker for Pain’ for the soundtrack of the movie ‘Suicide Squad.’ He has also made writing contributions to hits like Chris Brown’s ‘Loyal,’ and Rihanna’s ‘Four Five Seconds.’ He has been releasing one hit after another over the last six years, and has quickly made a name and place for himself among famous hip hop stars. He is best known for the singles ‘Paranoid’, ‘Or Nah’, and ‘Blasé’. Many of his songs have ranked on top charts like Billboard Hot 100.

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Childhood & Early Life

Tyrone William Griffin Jr. was born on April 13, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. He has two siblings, brother Big TC and sister Angel Gold. He completed high school through homeschooling. As a teenager, he became a gang member of the Bloods.

He developed interest in music when he was a kid, and got the opportunity to meet bands like Earth, Wind & Fire and Prince, as his father, Tyrone Griffin, was a member of the band Lakeside. Dolla started off by learning to play the bass guitar, drums, keyboards, and MPC.

Career

Ty Dolla Sign and his partner Kory signed a record deal with Venus Brown and Buddah Brown Entertainment, and got the opportunity to release a mixtape, ‘Raw & Bangin Mixtape Vol 2’ in 2007. The duo also sang songs like ‘U’, and was featured on albums by other artists like ‘Sa-Ra Creative Partners’.

After the duo parted ways, Dolla collaborated with rapper YG in 2010. He shot to fame after he was featured in YG's hit song, ‘Toot It and Boot It’ from his second mixtape ‘The Real 4Fingaz’in 2010. The same year, Dolla also started becoming busy with varied tasks like productions, co-writing credits, and guest appearances.

He then joined YG's group ‘Pu$haz Ink’, and released his first solo ‘All Star’ in 2011, followed by the singles ‘My Cabana’, ‘Irie’, and ‘Paranoid’. He also co-founded the production team D.R.U.G.S. with music producers Chordz 3D and G Casso.

He has also worked with Pac Div, Joe Moses, and Young Maestro. He released his first mixtape, ‘House on the Hill’ in 2011.

In 2012, he signed a contract with Atlantic Records, and released his first solo mixtape, ‘Beach House’, followed by the ‘Beach House 2’, on July 1, 2013, which have guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Juicy J and Kirko Bangz, among many others.

In 2012, Ty Dolla Sign also signed a deal with Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records. In 2013, he accompanied Khalifa and A$AP Rocky for the ‘Under the Influence of Music 2’ concert tour.

In September 2013, Dolla released a single ‘Paranoid’, which later became the first single of his debut EP. In January 2014, his second single ‘Or Nah’ was released, which was also included in his debut EP. In January 2014, the debut EP, ‘Beach House EP’ was released, whose production was handled by Dolla in collaboration with others.

In August 2014, he released his mixtape ‘Sign Language’, and appeared on the track ‘Nothin' Like Me’ and ‘Play No Games’ in Tyga and Chris Brown’s ‘Fan of a Fan: The Album’ the same year.

In May 2015, his first single ‘Only Right’ from his debut album ‘Free TC,’ was launched. It features Joe Moses, TeeCee4800, and YG, and was produced by DJ Mustard. In June, the album's second single ‘Blasé,’ featuring rapper Future and hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, was released. In November 2015, Taylor Gang Records and Atlantic Records released his debut album, ‘Free TC’.

In February 2016, Fifth Harmony released their single ‘Work from Home’ which featured Ty Dolla Sign. In June, Ty featured in a collaborative single ‘Sucker for Pain’ that was released for the soundtrack of the motion picture ‘Suicide Squad’. In September, he released a commercial mixtape ‘Campaign’.

Major Works

Ty Dolla Sign is best known for his hit singles ‘Paranoid’, ‘Or Nah’, and ‘Blasé’. While ‘My Cabana’ ranked on Complex's Best 50 Songs of 2012, ‘Paranoid’ became highly popular and peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2013. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it platinum. The singles ‘Blasé’ and ‘Saved’ were certified platinum and gold, respectively, by RIAA.

In 2015, his debut album ‘Free TC’ peaked at No.14 on the Billboard 200, and sold over 22,000 copies in the US in the first week.

In 2016, his collaborative single ‘Work from Home’ peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. His mixtape ‘Campaign’ peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 the same year.

Awards & Achievements

In 2016, Ty Dolla Sign won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Song and American Music Award for Collaboration of the Year for ‘Work from Home’ (with Fifth Harmony). He also won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration for the same.

In 2017, he won iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Music Video and Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Song.

Personal Life

In 2016 Ty Dolla Sign dated reality TV star Kylie Jenner. He also once dated a girl named Alice. He has a child named Jailynn Griffin from a previous relationship.

2Pac is his favorite artist.

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Ty Dolla Sign's awards

YearNameAward

MTV Video Music Awards

2016Best Collaboration VideoFifth Harmony Ft. Ty Dolla Sign: Work from Home (2016)

Ty Dolla Sign biography timelines

  • // 13th Apr 1985
    Tyrone William Griffin Jr. was born on April 13, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. He has two siblings, brother Big TC and sister Angel Gold. He completed high school through homeschooling. As a teenager, he became a gang member of the Bloods.
  • // 2007
    Ty Dolla Sign and his partner Kory signed a record deal with Venus Brown and Buddah Brown Entertainment, and got the opportunity to release a mixtape, ‘Raw & Bangin Mixtape Vol 2’ in 2007. The duo also sang songs like ‘U’, and was featured on albums by other artists like ‘Sa-Ra Creative Partners’.
  • // 2010
    After the duo parted ways, Dolla collaborated with rapper YG in 2010. He shot to fame after he was featured in YG's hit song, ‘Toot It and Boot It’ from his second mixtape ‘The Real 4Fingaz’in 2010. The same year, Dolla also started becoming busy with varied tasks like productions, co-writing credits, and guest appearances.
  • // 2011
    He then joined YG's group ‘Pu$haz Ink’, and released his first solo ‘All Star’ in 2011, followed by the singles ‘My Cabana’, ‘Irie’, and ‘Paranoid’. He also co-founded the production team D.R.U.G.S. with music producers Chordz 3D and G Casso.
  • // 2011
    He has also worked with Pac Div, Joe Moses, and Young Maestro. He released his first mixtape, ‘House on the Hill’ in 2011.
  • // 2012 To 1st Jul 2013
    In 2012, he signed a contract with Atlantic Records, and released his first solo mixtape, ‘Beach House’, followed by the ‘Beach House 2’, on July 1, 2013, which have guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Juicy J and Kirko Bangz, among many others.
  • // 2012 To 2013
    In 2012, Ty Dolla Sign also signed a deal with Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records. In 2013, he accompanied Khalifa and A$AP Rocky for the ‘Under the Influence of Music 2’ concert tour.
  • // 2012 To 2013
    Ty Dolla Sign is best known for his hit singles ‘Paranoid’, ‘Or Nah’, and ‘Blasé’. While ‘My Cabana’ ranked on Complex's Best 50 Songs of 2012, ‘Paranoid’ became highly popular and peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2013. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it platinum. The singles ‘Blasé’ and ‘Saved’ were certified platinum and gold, respectively, by RIAA.
  • // Sep 2013 To Jan 2014
    In September 2013, Dolla released a single ‘Paranoid’, which later became the first single of his debut EP. In January 2014, his second single ‘Or Nah’ was released, which was also included in his debut EP. In January 2014, the debut EP, ‘Beach House EP’ was released, whose production was handled by Dolla in collaboration with others.
  • // Aug 2014
    In August 2014, he released his mixtape ‘Sign Language’, and appeared on the track ‘Nothin' Like Me’ and ‘Play No Games’ in Tyga and Chris Brown’s ‘Fan of a Fan: The Album’ the same year.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, his debut album ‘Free TC’ peaked at No.14 on the Billboard 200, and sold over 22,000 copies in the US in the first week.
  • // May 2015 To Nov 2015
    In May 2015, his first single ‘Only Right’ from his debut album ‘Free TC,’ was launched. It features Joe Moses, TeeCee4800, and YG, and was produced by DJ Mustard. In June, the album's second single ‘Blasé,’ featuring rapper Future and hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, was released. In November 2015, Taylor Gang Records and Atlantic Records released his debut album, ‘Free TC’.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, his collaborative single ‘Work from Home’ peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. His mixtape ‘Campaign’ peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 the same year.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, Ty Dolla Sign won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Song and American Music Award for Collaboration of the Year for ‘Work from Home’ (with Fifth Harmony). He also won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration for the same.
  • // 2016
    In 2016 Ty Dolla Sign dated reality TV star Kylie Jenner. He also once dated a girl named Alice. He has a child named Jailynn Griffin from a previous relationship.
  • // Feb 2016
    In February 2016, Fifth Harmony released their single ‘Work from Home’ which featured Ty Dolla Sign. In June, Ty featured in a collaborative single ‘Sucker for Pain’ that was released for the soundtrack of the motion picture ‘Suicide Squad’. In September, he released a commercial mixtape ‘Campaign’.
  • // 2017
    In 2017, he won iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Music Video and Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Song.

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  • What is Ty Dolla Sign birthday?

    Ty Dolla Sign was born at 1985-04-13

  • Where is Ty Dolla Sign's birth place?

    Ty Dolla Sign was born in Los Angeles, California, United States

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    Ty Dolla Sign's nationalities is American

  • Who is Ty Dolla Sign siblings?

    Ty Dolla Sign's siblings is Angel Gold, Big TC

  • How tall is Ty Dolla Sign?

    Ty Dolla Sign's height is 188

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    Ty Dolla Sign's father is Tyrone Griffin Sr.

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    Ty Dolla Sign is Aries

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