"I felt like the R&B guys were lying -- all the songs were selling dreams to girls," says Ty. "Then I came out. Now all the R&B dudes are talking about pussy and drugs and having that life. The real shit took over."
"Ty gave R&B some bounce. He turned it up a notch. But you can't really put him in a specific category -- the homie can do it all," says collaborator YG
"Every person needs to go home and have that person to wake up to -- eventually, when the party's over," he says.
'It's a Miracle'
"I'm a millionaire making money off music." He pauses, his green eyes barely visible behind dark glasses. "It's a miracle."