Lil Tjay

Lil Tjay
Lil Tjay in 2019
Lil Tjay in 2019
Background information
Birth nameTione Jayden Merritt
Born (2001-04-30) April 30, 2001 (age 19)
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record executive
Years active2017–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websiteliltjaymusic.com
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Tione Jayden Merritt (born April 30, 2001),[1] known professionally as Lil Tjay, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. His stage name is derived from the first letter of his first name and first three letters of his middle name.

In 2018, Lil Tjay signed to Columbia Records. Lil Tjay's debut studio album, True 2 Myself, was released on October 11, 2019. The following year, he released a mixtape State of Emergency that features only drill artists from New York City. True 2 Myself debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200, marking the album his first charted release. His second studio album, Destined 2 Win, was released on April 2, 2021, and includes the single "Calling My Phone", a collaboration with American singer 6lack, his highest charting song yet.

  1. ^ Callas, Brad (October 11, 2019). "Everything You Need to Know About Lil Tjay". Complex. Retrieved April 4, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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