Birth name

Micheal Ray Stevenson


19 November 1989 (age 27)
Compton, California, United States


Gardena, California, United States


Hip hop

Years active



Decaydence (2008)
Young Money (2011-2015)
Cash Money (2011-2015)
Republic (2011-2015)
Last Kings (2015-present)
GOOD Music (2016-present)
Def Jam (2016-present)

Associated acts

Birdman, Desiigner, The Game, Kid Ink, Lil Wayne, Kanye West

Micheal Ray Stevenson (born 19 November 1989), better known by his stage name Tyga, is an American rapper from Gardena, California. In 2011, Tyga signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records following the release of multiple mixtapes, including the collaboration mixtape Fan of a Fan with Chris Brown. His major label debut Careless World: Rise of the Last King, includes the singles "Rack City", "Faded" featuring fellow Young Money artist Lil Wayne, "Far Away" featuring Chris Richardson, "Still Got It" featuring Drake, and "Make It Nasty". He released his third album Hotel California in 2013, which included the singles "Dope" featuring Rick Ross, "For the Road" featuring Chris Brown, and "Show You" featuring Future. His fourth album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty was released in 2015 to mixed reviews.


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