Ty Dolla $ign: The rise to becoming the third most streamed artist in the world

Who is Ty Dolla $ign?
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In the wide scope of the music industry, some artists stand out and dominate the market with their talent and creativity. Ty Dolla Sign, at an age of 41, made it happen. By securing the third spot in the most streamed artists in the world, he established himself in the industry. So, who is this Ty Dolla Sign, and what does he have to do to get to that highest level of achievement?

From Los Angeles, California, Ty Dolla Sign first became visible in the music scene in 2010 when he appeared on YG's "Tooted" freestyle. However, it was not until 2013 that he truly came to the spotlight after he released the smash hit “Paranoid”. This was the beginning of a long list of hits featuring high level collaborations with renowned artists

The melodic R&B style was what the world came to associate with Ty Dolla Sign; and this allowed him to establish his space in the industry. His genius and curving features were a cue for him to reach the highest point, and not just by other artists seeking a unique touch of music.

One great moment of Ty's career was when he was signed to Wiz Khalifa's record label, Taylor Gang in 2014. This step further consolidated his presence, while his influence kept on increasing.

Fast forward to the present and Ty Dolla Sign has just dropped a collaborative album with Kanye West. This collaboration brought him into the elite club of most streamed artists, showing the magnitude of his influence in the music industry.

However, it should also be added that Kanye West, who is also known for working with legends, is extremely choosy when it comes to musical collaborations. When you think about the calibre of the artists that belong to this select group, Ty Dolla Sign makes you realize how exceptional his talent is and the footprint he has left on the music scene in the process.

It is an undeniable fact that in a dynamic music environment; artists rarely experience recognition on the high note. Ty Dolla Sign’ career to be listed among the three most streamed artists is a testimony of this. Due to his dedication and talent and the impact that he has made on industry finally, the recognition that made him deserve has come.

So, if you weren't aware of Ty Dolla Sign's journey before, now you know. Keep an ear out for this R&B maestro as he continues to make waves in the world of music.