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|Ty Dolla Sign|
|Birth name||Tyrone William Griffin Jr.|
April 13, 1985 |
South Los Angeles, California, United States
Tyrone William Griffin Jr. (born April 13, 1985), known professionally as Ty Dolla Sign (stylized as Ty Dolla $ign or Ty$), is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He first gained major recognition in 2010 for his feature on YG's "Toot It and Boot It", which he had written and produced for Def Jam Recordings. In the summer of 2013, he signed a record deal with Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records. In November 2015, he released his debut studio album, Free TC, which peaked at number 14 on the US Billboard 200.
Ty Dolla Sign is perhaps best known for his singles "Paranoid", "Or Nah", and "Blasé", as well as his writing contributions to "Loyal", "Post to Be", and "FourFiveSeconds", among others. Aside from his solo music career, Ty Dolla Sign is also a member of production team D.R.U.G.S., alongside Chordz 3D, Buddah, Nate 3D, James Koo, Fuego, and DJ Dahi.
Ty Dolla Sign was born Tyrone William Griffin Jr. on April 13, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Ty Dolla Sign was a gang member, representing the Bloods, while his brother was a Crip. About his childhood Ty Dolla Sign revealed, that through his father's involvement in the band Lakeside, he got to hang out around and meet bands like Earth Wind & Fire and Prince as kid, which incited his love and interest for soul music.
|2016||Premios Juventud||"Work from Home" (with Fifth Harmony)||Favorite Hit||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer Song||Won|
|MTV Video Music Awards||Best Collaboration||Won|
|American Music Awards||Collaboration of the Year||Won|
|2017||iHeartRadio Music Awards||Best Music Video||Pending|
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