Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson (born November 19, 1989), known by his stage name Tyga (an acronym for Thank You God Always), is an American rapper.
He is currently signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music, and is the CEO of his own record label Last Kings Records.
He first received recognition with his debut single “Coconut Juice”, featuring his cousin Travie McCoy. After releasing his debut album No Introduction, he signed to Cash Money/Young Money and released his major long-awaited label debut Careless World: Rise of the Last King on February 21, 2012. The album included the chart-topping singles “Rack City”, “Faded”, “Far Away” and “Make It Nasty”. He released his third studio album on April 9, 2013 entitled Hotel California. The album contained singles such as Show You and Switch Lanes. which was successful, despite mixed critical response. After being quitting YMCMB on June 23rd, 2015, he released his 4th album, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty which was both a critical and commercial failure.