Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Ty Dolla $ign.

REAL NAME:  Tyrone William Griffin, Jr.

BIRTH DATE: April 13, 1985

WHERE FROM: Los Angeles, California

MUSICAL LINKS: Wiz Khalifa, Post Malone, Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, The Weeknd, Travi$ Scott, Nick Jonas, Damian Marley, Skrillex, Lil Wayne, Christina Aguilera, 2 Chainz, Kanye West, Bhad Bharbie, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Drake, Fifth Harmony

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Father was in band 'Lakeside' which allowed Ty Dolla $ign to meet singers like Earth, Wind & Fire and Prince.
  • His father's band lead to a love and interest in soul music.
  • Has won many awards, more recently the 2019 MTV Video Music Award 'Best Power Anthem' Hot Girl Summer with Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj.

All information obtained by artist's Facebook page and Wikipedia.

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