DOB: May, 6, 1991
BACKGROUND: Born and raised Tyler Okonma by a single mother in Los Angeles, California, Tyler taught himself to play the piano at age 14. After directing a music video for up and coming rap artist Waka Flaka Flame, Tyler began getting offers to work with other artists.
DISCOGRAPHY: Tyler is a rapper, producer and director, although he has yet to release his major label debut album. He will be appearing on upcoming albums from Pusha T and Game. Tyler released his debut video, “Yonkers,” in early 2011. Kanye West called “Yonkers” the “video of 2011” on Twitter. Tyler’s production credits include work on his own indie releases including “Bastard” (2009) and “Goblin” (2011).
MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS: Nominations – Video of the Year, Best New Artist (“Yonkers,” 2011)
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