|Real Name:||Tyrone William Griffin Jr.|
|Birthday:||April 13, 1982|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
|Occupation:||American Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer|
Born as Tyrone William Griffin Jr. in April 1982, Ty Dolla Sign is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He first gained recognition in 2010 when he appeared on the single by YG, Toot it and Boot it. In the summer of 2013, he signed a deal with Taylor Gang Records, and his career really took off. Ty released his debut album in 2015, Free Tc. But how much cash flow does Ty Dolla Sign have?
How much money does he make as a rapper? Looking at rappers, you would think they make millions easily. After all, they travel in luxury cars, wear expensive clothes and jewelry, and so on. Well, that applies to most rappers. Let’s see does it apply to Ty Dolla Sign.
Born in April 1982 in Los Angeles, California, Tyrone has a history of music in his family. His father, Tyrone Griffin, played with the band Lakeside. Thanks to his father’s musical career, Ty Dolla Sign met singers like Prince as a child. That sparked his interest in soul music. He started his learning lessons by learning how to play the bass guitar. Fun fact: he can play drums, guitars, keyboards, and the MPC.
Tyrone William started his career with his partner Kory. They signed a deal with Venus Brown and Buddah Brown Entertainment. And they released their first mixtape Raw & Banging Mixtape Vol. 2 under the label.
But after a dispute, Ty went on to collaborated with YG, a rapper from Los Angeles. He made it as a featured artist on the Toot It and Boot it single. He wrote and produced the song with YG. He released his first solo track All Star in 2011.
In 2012, Dolla Sign continued with a recording contract with Atlantic Records. There, he released his first solo mixtape, Beach House in October 2012. For the sequel, he got artists like Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, and others to collaborate on the mixtape.
After a collaboration with Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla Sign created his record label, Taylor Gang Records. Under that label, he released a single Paranoid. He announced his upcoming extended play with the single. Paranoid peaked at Number 29 on the Us Billboard Hot 100.
In January 2014, he released his major-label debut project, Beach House Ep. It features appearances from Casey Veggies, Twista, Jay Rock, Trey Songz, Wiz Khalifa, Travis Scott, Fredo Santana, and many more. Ty did most of the production.
In February 2014, he revealed his debut studio album. Titled Free TC, he planned to release it in the third quarter of 2014. But it took him a bit more. In May 2015, he released the first single from the album, Only Right. One month later, he released the second single, Blasé. And then in November 2015, he finally released the album.
Free TC debuted at Number 14 on the Billboard 200, with sales of 22,000 copies in the first week. In June 2016, Ty Dolla Sign collaborated with Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, and Wiz Khalifa for the soundtrack for Suicide Squad.
In February 2019, he released an album preview on Instagram. He announced his new album with a song featuring a verse from Tyga. In May the same year, he released the single, Purple Emoji, featuring J. Cole. In the summer of 2019, he released another single, Hottest in the City, this time featuring Project Pat and Juicy J.
He originally intended to release his third album, Tyrone, in the fall of 2019. But after a consultation with Kanye West, he had to add more bass, drums, and the real shit.
In July 2020, Ty released the single Ego Death, featuring Kanye West, FKA Twigs, and Skrillex. He then announced his third album, with a new name, Dream House.
Yet, in October 2020, he released the album under a completely new name, Featuring Ty Dolla Sign. Artists like Post Malone, Kanye West, Lil Durk, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Future, FKA Twigs, and Skrillex made an appearance on the album.
Ty Dolla Sign sings and raps by combining elements of contemporary R&B and hip hop music. Fun fact: he doesn’t consider himself a rapper. Some people call it rap, but he doesn’t feel like it.
In any case, his music is amazing. And when you ask him about influences, he instantly cites Tupac Shakur, his favorite artist of all time.
Tyrone has a daughter by the name of Jailynn Crystal. He got her in a relationship with Lauren Jauregui from 2017 to 2019.
In December 2018, he got charged with cocaine possession charges. He faced up to 15 years in jail, but the charges got dropped after he completed a drug prevention program.
And now the million-dollar question is how much is Ty Dolla Sign’s fortune? How much does he make as a rapper and musician?
He got started with music at a young age. He took up the bass guitar and then learned to play the drums, keyboard, and other types of guitars. Ty started rapping at a young age, and instantly signed a recording deal.
As of January 2021, Ty Dolla Sign’s wealth is estimated at more than $1.5 million. He earns money through his music, be it through record sales or streams. Take a look at his most successful songs, they have millions of views on YouTube. Here are some of his best songs.
- Spicy – 8 million views
- Or Nah, featuring The Weekend – 579 million views
- Blasé, featuring Future – 65 million views
- Something New, featuring Wiz Khalifa – 128 million views
- Brand New, featuring Wiz Khalifa, 29 million views