Music Of the Week

Artist of the Week: Ty Dolla $ign

Written by Jack Robertson

Tyrone Griffin Jr. or better known as Ty Dolla $ign hails from Los Angeles, California which is a mecca for modern day rap and R&B music. He is most known for his melodic R&B style and well known hooks. He began releasing hit songs in the early 2010’s however he signed with a major label “Paranoid” in 2013. His debut album “Free TC” came in 2015 after his brother was arrested and charged with murder and sentenced to life in jail. The album reached number 14 on the Billboard 200 at one point. He was featured in the album for the movie “Suicide Squad” and was also featured with many artists such as YG, Jason Derulo, Meek Mill, Fat Joe and 2 Chainz. After all that he released a mixtape “Campaign” which was released right before the presidential election and contains many heavy songs about the election. It included “No Justice” which featured his incarcerated brother. His second album “Beach House 3” came out in 2016 and included artists such as Lil Wayne and Future. He followed that up with releasing a collab album with Jeremih “MihTy”.

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