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Bryson Tiller
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Tiller in August 2019
Background information
Birth name Bryson Djuan Tiller
Also known as Pen Griffey
Born January 2, 1993 (1993-01-02) (age 28)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
  • Singer
  • rapper
  • songwriter
Years active 2011–present
Labels RCA
Children 2

Bryson Djuan Tiller (born January 2, 1993) is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he started his career in 2011, releasing the debut mixtape titled Killer Instinct Vol.1. Tiller initially gained notable recognition following the release of his debut single, "Don't", which peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. The record's success led to a deal with RCA Records and he released his debut studio album, Trapsoul in October 2015, which reached number eight on the Billboard 200. The album's second single "Exchange" has peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned him a Grammy nomination.

In March 2016, Tiller received the key to the city from Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. In the same year, he won two BET Awards for Best New Artist and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist. In May 2017, Tiller released his second studio album, True to Self, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album was supported by two singles, "Somethin Tells Me" and "Run Me Dry". In 2017, he was also featured alongside Rihanna on the hit single "Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khaled.

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