Tyshon Dwayne Nobles, better known as T-Wayne or Rickey Wayne, is an American rapper from Texas. He gained stardom in 2015, due to his single Nasty Freestyle, which reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The rapper was born in Abilene, Texas. He moved to Dallas at the age of 15, and to Houston 4 years later. He used to play football but, after an injury, he turned his attention to music. He began selling CDs at school and released a song quite popular in Houston, South Dallas Swag.
T-Wayne uploaded numerous rap videos on Youtube before becoming famous. Before his breakthrough, Wayne avoided using cuss words, in order to appeal to the young audience as well. Then he realised he should write anything he feels. The hit song Nasty Freestyle went viral as a meme on Vine. The video shows T-Wayne dancing in a parking lot and under a bridge. Despite the low selling potential, the song ulteriorly gained a Gold certification. Actually, the rapper went from not being able to pay his bills, who struggled writing for other artists, to a veritable internet sensation. Furthermore, the ended up performing at the 2015 BET Awards.
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