AboutMichael Stevenson (born November 19, 1989 in Compton, California), better known by his stage name Tyga, is an American hip hop artist signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment and Decaydance. He is the cousin of Travis McCoy, lead vocalist of the group Gym Class Heroes. In 2006 he released his first mixtape, Young on Probation, and released his debut studio album, No Introduction, in 2008. He has since released a further six mixtapes, with the latest being 2010's Fan Of A Fan Mixtape with R&B artist Chris Brown, and plans to release his seventh mixtape, Well Done, during the fall of 2010. His second album, Careless World is scheduled sometime late 2010 or early 2011. His song "Diamond Life" was featured on the Madden NFL 09 soundtrack, and was also included in the Need for Speed Undercover soundtrack.