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Tyga Claims Compton Was Home His 'Whole Life'


 Tyga Claims Compton Was Home His 'Whole Life'
topic by SM - 01-04-2013, 09:55 PM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot



Tyga may represent Rack City in his music, but the Young Money hit-maker insists that his true home is Compton, California.

Back in December, T-Raww came under some scrutiny after unreleased footage of a shelved MTV game-show called "Bustas" hit the Internet. In it, the California rapper came up in the plush Valley and not the rough and tumble streets of Compton as many of his fans believed. "Grew up not too tough, parents had a Range Rover," Tyga said in the unearthed footage. "Doin' it big, not too much hard, but I'm still street."

Now the rapper is saying it was all scripted. "It wasn't called 'Bustas' at the time, it was a pilot. It was supposed to be who was the next rapper to get signed at the time," Tyga said of the show during an interview with Power 106's Big Boy's Neighborhood, which hit the Web today. "The intro beginning was scripted. I never grew up in the Valley. I lived in Compton/Gardena my whole life."

Tyga says that he was only 15 years old when he taped the pilot, and his eagerness to make it as an MC overrode his need for street credibility, so he just went with the flow. "I'm young, I'm ambitious. I don't care. I'm getting a check for this, I'm about to be on T.V.," he explained of his teenaged mindset. "At this point in my career, I'm at a point where I worked so hard and for people to try and throw negative stuff, it's just retarded."

The new father also touched on life as a dad thus far, calling it "special" and talked about he and Chris Brown's upcoming Fan of a Fan II mixtape. "I'm dropping my album in March and I think he's working on something new so, whenever we stop driving Lambos and posting pictures on Instagram, maybe we can finish it," he said.

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 01-04-2013, 10:03 PMaway - #2
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Stillhyphy 26 heat pts26

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Hm I dont know tyga..you played the valley boy pretty good in that video
 01-04-2013, 10:20 PMaway - #4
Ash10 10 heat pts10

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I never took this nicca serious to begin with.
 01-04-2013, 10:23 PMaway - #5
DUCE 127 heat pts127

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im sure someone from compton can verify? i believe him
 01-04-2013, 10:51 PMaway - #6
Bkjj11 152 heat pts152

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Honestly, who cares?
 01-04-2013, 11:01 PMaway - #7
datheron 

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Cavir-P And Supa-Sonic "Who Use To Be Close To Tyga" Exposes Tyga PT.1 - YouTube


Cavir-P And Supa-Sonic "Who Use To Be Close To Tyga" Exposes Tyga PT.2 - YouTube

tygas a !! in every sense of the word....but rack city was tight
 01-04-2013, 11:22 PMonline - #8
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Originally Posted by datheron





tygas a !! in every sense of the word....but rack city was tight
oh !!. exposed to the highest level
 01-05-2013, 12:06 AMaway - #9
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i aint watch the video but if he was a phoney or lame, but you was still hangin with him, then you wanna discredit him, but this the nicca you was ridin wit so you just as fake and i aint tryna hear it b
 01-05-2013, 12:25 AMonline - #10
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Originally Posted by dblock187s
i aint watch the video but if he was a phoney or lame, but you was still hangin with him, then you wanna discredit him, but this the nicca you was ridin wit so you just as fake and i aint tryna hear it b
How bout you watch the video before you type, makes you look less dumb
 01-05-2013, 12:29 AMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by dblock187s
i aint watch the video but if he was a phoney or lame, but you was still hangin with him, then you wanna discredit him, but this the nicca you was ridin wit so you just as fake and i aint tryna hear it b
You need to relax and get a job homie
 01-05-2013, 12:46 AMaway - #12
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Originally Posted by g0tt1
You need to relax and get a job homie
 01-05-2013, 12:56 AMaway - #13
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is he wearing lipstick
 01-05-2013, 11:22 AMaway - #14
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Originally Posted by g0tt1
You need to relax and get a job homie
 01-05-2013, 11:47 AMaway - #15
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Originally Posted by Bkjj11
Honestly, who cares?
This. It's not like every nicca in Compton is a tough guy. Big Sean is from Detroit, and we never thought he was a goon.

 01-05-2013, 11:55 AMaway - #16
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at this point who cares im from the la area and that whole im from this hood or that hood is so overrated
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Originally Posted by datheron

He has money tattooed on his head because money is always on his mind...
 01-05-2013, 11:53 PMaway - #18
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This !! stupid. If Tyga grew up in Gardena, then he should have just said that. And for that other guy that made the video, I'm not impressed. This guy had a Gucci bag on his bed. Showing off and it's like nicca please. Why the !! are you showing off. Oh I spent 400 on this jacket but you have a loose wife beater on up under it. I don't understand that one.

My thing is this. You can't say things like we been getting money. When you're showing off shoes and jackets. I want to see real estate. I want to see exotic sports cars. Not a wad of cash. And some articles of clothing.
 01-06-2013, 03:42 AMaway - #19
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Originally Posted by datheron





tygas a !! in every sense of the word....but rack city was tight


throwback google expose
 01-06-2013, 03:54 AMaway - #20
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This nicca From Gardena, He Went To Peary Middle School In Gardena With Some Of My Relatives He Trying To Front On That Compton !! Because Gardena Is Right Next To Compton
 
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