Not a stranger to the world of reality TV, Tyga had his own show Kingin' with Tyga on MTV, in September 2016, Kanye West - who just happens to be the husband of his girlfriend's sister Kim Kardashian - announced he'd signed Tyga to his G. His 2013 album, Hotel California, hit number 7 in American and Number 55 in the UK, while 2015 album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, failed to chart bother in the US and UK.
Tyga has collaborated with a number of other music stars including Chris Brown with their joint album Fan of a Fan – released in February 2015.
“Tyga told friends that he was still sexually active with Kylie nine months ago, when this baby was likely conceived.” Tyga was arrested in Hollywood earlier in 2017 after police surrounded his car in dramatic footage.
Tyga originally branded rumours around ex Kylie Jenner's pregnancy "fake news" and denied ever claiming he was the baby's father in November 2017.
” Tyga appears to reply: “It’s because I had paper plates on my car.” Tyga dated Blac Chyna (real name Angela Renee White) between 20 – with the model and businesswoman also starring in his Rack City music video. Tyga and Blac Chyna welcomed a son who they named King Cairo Stevenson on 16 October 2012 at the height of their happy relationship.
After Tyga and Blac split in 2014, a vicious custody battle broke out – reaching fever pitch in April 2016 with the child’s nanny reported to be the “go between” of the two parents. newtwork he was keen to ensure King didn’t grow up to be spoiled, saying: “He thinks he is supposed to have all of that, so I have to kind of teach him that I work hard to get everything.” In March 2017, Blac went on a social media rant claiming Tyga was failing to pay child support for their son.
There is discrepancy over the origins of his rap name as an acronym for Thank You God Always originating from his mother calling him “little Tiger Woods” when he was growing up (this was featured in footage from an unaired reality show called Bustas and Tyga took to Twitter following footage leaking saying this was “scripted” for the cameras).
Tyga has covered the majority of his torso with tattoos – with fans speculating he has anywhere between 20 and 120 designs inked onto his boys.