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Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign started racking up hits at the dawn of the 2010s, first with one of his many featured appearances and then with headlining singles on which his sly, explicitly hedonistic style of contemporary R&B was put on full display. The singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, born Tyrone Griffin, Jr. -- the son of Tyrone Griffin, a musician who played with Lakeside and Teena Marie -- started making moves the previous decade in his native Los Angeles. As one half of Ty & Kory, the younger Griffin appeared on Sa-Ra's The Hollywood Recordings, Erykah Badu's New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War, and Shafiq Husayn's Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka, as well as Black Milk's Popular Demand. Griffin reached the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 2010, when he provided the hook for YG's "Toot It and Boot It." A pivotal moment, it preceded constant studio activity that resulted in solo and collaborative output issued throughout the decade. In 2013, Griffin made his major-label debut on Atlantic with "Paranoid," which eventually went platinum. "Or Nah," the follow-up, became his second single to hit the Top Ten of Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart, and quickly went multi-platinum. Additional singles and appearances on commercial and underground releases alike led to the November 2015 release of Free TC, his debut album. Dedicated to his incarcerated brother, the guest-loaded set debuted at number 14 on the Billboard 200, boosted by "Blasé," "Saved," and "Wavy," all certified gold or platinum tracks. During the next two years, Griffin branched out stylistically as an accessory to pop hits such as Fifth Harmony's "Work from Home," the Suicide Squad: The Album smash "Sucker for Pain," and Jason Derulo's "Swalla." Major Lazer and Nick Jonas were also among the artists who enlisted his services, though these pop and club efforts were balanced out with assists for the likes of Fat Joe, 2 Chainz, and Meek Mill. As lead artist, the commercial mixtape Campaign arrived just ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election and became a Top 30 hit, highlighted by "No Justice," a sober protest song recorded with his still-jailed brother. Beach House 3, Griffin's second proper album, was teased with genre-hopping singles involving Lil Wayne and the-Dream ("Love U Better"), and Damian Marley and Skrillex ("So Am I"). ~ Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Ty Dolla $ign

    New Hip-Hop First

    New Hip-Hop First
    4 songs

    New R&B First

    New R&B First
    3 songs

    Top Hip-Hop

    Top Hip-Hop
    2 songs

    Hip-Hop Party

    Hip-Hop Party
    2 songs

    Street Beats

    3 songs

    Scratch DJ Academy Mixtape

    1 song

    Top Jams [Explicit]

    1 song

    Office Friendly Jams

    3 songs

Albums by
Ty Dolla $ign

Top Songs by
Ty Dolla $ign

  1.   Song
  2.   Paranoid by B.o.B.
  3.   Blasé
  4.   Saved
  5.   Or Nah
  6.   Don't Judge Me
  7.   Love U Better
  8.   My Cabana by Young Jeezy
  9.   Work featuring Casey Veggies
  10.   Ex by YG
  11.   Message in a Bottle
  12.   LA
  13.   Drop That Kitty featuring Charli XCX
  14.   Dawsin's Breek
  15.   When I See Ya
  16.   Back Up
  17.   Stand For
  18.   Familiar
  19.   Guard Down
  20.   So Am I
  21.   Wavy
  22.   Sitting Pretty
  23.   Westside
  24.   Zaddy
  25.   Miracle/Wherever
  26.   Pu$$y
  27.   Stealing
  28.   No Justice
  29.   Zone'n
  30.   $$$ (Where)
  31.   Campaign
  32.   Horses in the Stable
  33.   Straight Up
  34.   Never Be the Same by Jay Rock
  35.   Bae
  36.   Hello
  37.   Only Right
  38.   Know Ya by Trey Songz
  39.   Watching
  40.   No Justice
  41.   R&B
  42.   $
  43.   3 Wayz
  44.   Long Time
  45.   Bring It Out of Me
  46.   Wood & Leather featuring Big TC
  47.   Hold Up
  48.   All Star
  49.   My Song
  50.   Clean
  51.   Juice
  52.   $Intro
  53.   Campaign
  54.   Like a Drug
  55.   Finale
  56.   Actress
  57.   Credit
  58.   Type of Shit I Hate
  59.   Solid
  60.   F Y'all by YG
  61.   Diggin by Joe Moses
  62.   Another One featuring Dom Kennedy