Biography / Wiki
Popular by his stage name, ‘Lil TJAY,’Tione Merritt is an American hip hop artist and rapper who grew near the birthplace of hip hop.TJAY had a turbulent childhood and spent most of his time getting into trouble and fighting with peers. He also committed petty robberies.
He was sentenced to spend a year in a juvenile detention facility in New York for a robbery in 2016. TJAY started visiting a recording studio after being released in 2017. TJAY put out his first extended play,’ No Comparison,’ in December 2018. TJAY is currently working on his first studio album, according to an interview shared on ‘Pitchfork.’
Height / Weight / Age
Lil Tjay was born on 30th April 2001 and is currently 19 years old. He has dark brown eyes and the color of his hair is dark brown as well. His weight is 65 kg while he measures 5 feet 10 inches in height. Lil Tjay also appears to be healthy with the well-maintained body figure measuring 44-32-36 and he wears number 9 in the shoe size.
One among many popular artists, Lil Tjay has also made a name for himself as a rapper and songwriter. Lil Tjay has also so worked as an actor and has gathered many fans on social media as well. Tjay often showcases his richness on his social media sites. The total net worth estimated for Lil Tjay is $3 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Lil Tjay was born and raised in south Bronx, New York. The young rapper has not disclosed the name of his parents or siblings and attended his local High school in the Bronx.Tjay prefers to keep his personal life private and has also not revealed the details about his dating life as well.
Tione Jayden Merritt
|Birth Place||South Bronx, New York, The United States of America|
|Date Of Birth||April 30, 2001|
|Height||In Centimetres – 178 cm|
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 65 Kg|
In Pounds – 143 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Writer, Social Media Personality and Actor|
|School||Local High School|
|Home Town||South Bronx, New York, The United States of America|
|Fathers Name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion And Style
When TJAY was still getting into conflicts and robbing people, in a usual hip-hop style, he recorded a couple of songs on his computer and phone. He started singing his lyrics on an impulse and proceeded to record ‘Resume’, an anti-love song. In January 2018, the music video of the song was released.
The track did not take long for it to gain any traction. He collaborated on the song with Lil Tut in 2017. He put out the track ‘Ride for You’ on Valentine’s Day 2018, which went viral, collecting millions of streams on Sound Cloud.
About five months later, he released a new song named ‘Brothers’ in July. CashMoneyAP produced the last track. Over the past few months, TJAY has also partnered with the likes of Asian Doll, Jay Guapo, and TJ Porter.
To ensure the permanence of his newfound fame, the young rapper employs a very creative technique. He keeps a close eye on Sound Cloud and Instagram trends and eventually releases a new single.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Here we provide you the list of Lil Tjay’s favorite things.
|Favorite Rappers||Drake and Meek Mill|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Australia|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine|
|Favorite Things To Do||Singing and Traveling|
Some Interesting Facts About Lil Tjay
- He participated in the song entitled Pop Out by Polo G as a featured artist.
- In the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard) weekly chart, it was rated at number #7 and became ‘3 Platinum’ in Canada and ‘2 Platinum’ in the United States.
- He published his first extended play, No Comparison, through Columbia Records on December 24, 2018.
- On August 9, 2019, Lil Tjay released his 2nd EP, F.N, and it was ranked # 38 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- On October 11, 2019, he released his debut studio album, True 2 Myself, which included songs like Dream That I Had, One Take, Mixed Emotions.
- In the Canadian Albums (Billboard) chart, the album was ranked number #2 and in the US Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart at number #5.
- His style of music has always made the crowd relate him to rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
- He was called “Bronx Justin Bieber” because he sampled Justin Bieber’s famous hit, Baby.
- At the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami Gardens, Florida in May 2019, he played alongside the likes of Migos, Travis Scott, and Kid Cudi.
- Drake and Meek Mill have been credited by Lil Tjay as his influences.