Full Name: Tyga
Hometown: Compton, California
Birthday: November 19, 1989

Born Michael Ray Stevenson on November 19, 1989, in Compton, California, the rapper is better known by his stage name “Tyga.”

He began making mixtapes starting in 2007 and rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of Fan of a Fan, on which he collaborated with Chris Brown.

Tyga has recorded five studio albums: 2008’s No Introduction, 2012’s Careless World: Rise of the Last King, 2013’s Hotel California, 2015’s Fan of a Fan: The Album and 2015’s The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty.

The hip-hop artist shares a son, King Cairo, with former fiancée Blac Chyna. The two broke off their engagement in 2014. Tyga began dating Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner later in 2014. 

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