Eye of the Tyga
Get tuned into Tyga as the Rack City rapper gets ready to play the MAD on Yas Island stage on April 24
As the 28-year-old Compton born and bred rap star hits the stage at Abu Dhabi nightclub MAD on Yas Island, we reveal some facts about Tyga to help you brush up on the talented hip hop artist…
1 His stage name Tyga is an acronym for ‘Thank You God Always’.
2 He had his own reality TV show called Kingin’ with Tyga on MTV2.
3 He also starred as Jamal in the third season of the MTV show, Scream.
4 His former fiancée, Blac Chyna, appeared in the video for his biggest hit, Rack City.
5 He dated reality TV star, Kylie Jenner for three years before their very public split in 2017.
6 He has a six-year-old son with Blac Chyna, called King Cairo.
7 He was spotted holding hands with Aussie rapper, Iggy Azalea at last week’s Coachella.
8 His 2014 split from his former label, Young Money Entertainment, was acrimonious when he accused them of holding his album “hostage” and not allowing him to release it.
9 He has collaborated with, among others, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, French Montana, Bruno Mars, Rick Ross, Justin Bieber and Wiz Khalifa.
10 His highest peaking track on Billboard was 2012’s Rack City, which hit the number seven spot.