YMCMB (Young Money/Cash Money Brothers) has so many talented acts that it’s almost difficult to decipher who is the most talented. Today as Tyga, the YMCMB rapper releases his album Careless World, it’s a not hard to see what CMB saw in him to sign him. Tyga is a hardworking talented rapper from Compton, California. Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson was born on November 19, 1989, better known as Tyga (an acronym for Thank You God Always).
Tyga is Vietnamese and Jamaican descent.
He first received recognition with his debut single “Coconut Juice”, featuring his cousin Travis McCoy from Gym Class Heroes.
No Introduction was the first independent album by Tyga. One of the songs from the album “Diamond Life” was used in the video game – Need for Speed: Undercover, and John Madden NFL 2009.
Tyga released many mix tapes, ten to be exact. Fan of a Fan was the most known, a collaboration with singer Chris Brown. It also featured artists such as Bow-Wow, Lil Wayne, and Kevin McCall. Four tracks (Holla at Me, G shit, Deuces, and No BS) were also accompanied by music videos.
Careless World: Rise of the Last King is a move to the rapping style featured in the collaboration album “We Are Young Money”, rather than poppy dance element shown on No Introduction.
Although I enjoyed a few tracks from the Careless World Album, I feel it missed the steady flow that YMCMB is known for. “Lay you Down “,featuring Lil Wayne, “ “For The Fame”, featuring Chris Brown and Wynton Gordon ,” King &Queens” featuring Wale and Nas ,” Rack City”, ” Far Away” featuring Chris Richardson and “Still Got It” with Drake are the best tracks on the album. Some of these songs are revisited from other albums, and without the collaboration these efforts come up short. There are 21 tracks on this album. Less than half are mentionable.
I won’t take away the fact that Tyga has been hard on the grind making mix tapes, touring and doing shows, but given this being his debut album it’s a fair first try. Maybe he should’ve spent a little more time and care on his debut album, to prove his world isn’t careless.
Written By AJAY