Future Stars: Tyga (Cash Money/Universal)

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Tyga has been one of the biggest breakthrough successes in US hip-hop over the past year, but in the UK he's hardly known. That's likely to change, however, as he features on Tulisa's new single Live It Up and will be supporting Nicki Minaj on her UK arena tour later this year. His biggest US hit Rack City only reached no.98 over here, but with radio support and a bigger marketing budget it has a good chance of doing well if it's re-released. Random facts about Tyga: 1. He is Travie McCoy's cousin, 2. His single Far Away features long-forgotten American Idol contestant Chris Richardson!



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