Origin: United States
Tyrone William Griffin Jr. (born April 13, 1982), better known by his stage name Ty Dolla Sign (stylized as Ty Dolla $ign or Ty$), is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. He is the son of musician Tyrone Griffin, a member of the band Lakeside. He has said that through his father’s involvement in Lakeside, he met singers like Earth, Wind & Fire and Prince as a child, which led to his love and interest for soul music. Ty Dolla Sign is known for his songs “Paranoid”, “Or Nah”, and “Blasé”; as well as his writing contributions to “Loyal” by Chris Brown, “Post to Be” by Omarion featuring Brown and Jhené Aiko, and “FourFiveSeconds” by Rihanna, as well his various features on singles such as “Work from Home” by Fifth Harmony, “Swalla” by Jason Derulo, featuring Nicki Minaj, “Hot Girl Summer” by Megan Thee Stallion, also featuring Nicki Minaj, and “Psycho” by Post Malone, which was his first track to hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100.