Tyga says he is responsible for Kylie Jenner’s phenomenal social and business successes, and ‘everybody knows that’

by Asfa Shakeel

Tyga recently went on record to take credit for Kylie Jenner’s success, going so far as to say he helped her with her billion dollar brand, Kylie Cosmetics.


Kylie Jenner and Tyga attend ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld’ on September 9, 2016 in NYC. (Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

During Thursday’s episode of Queen Radio, Nicki Minaj called Tyga and asked him if he still missed Jenner, whom he was with for over two years. He said, “No, I’m good. I’m good love, enjoy.”

He also told Nicki that he helped put Kylie on the map, adding that “everybody knows that” and “that’s public”. He said anyone that doubted this need only go look at “the before and after.”


Tyga and Kylie Jenner attend Yeezy Season 4 on September 7, 2016 in NYC. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 4)

He explained:

She always had a platform, and she was always destined to be where she was going to be, regardless. But, when I stepped in, and there was a lot of codes being taught, it was like, ‘You could do this. You should start this. You should start doing your hair like this, or you should do this. You should adapt because you need black people to f–k with you cause you need culture. If you aint got black people behind you, you ain’t got nothing—ain’t nobody going to listen. You can’t influence nobody.’ So, I had a lot to do with all that.


Kylie Jenner and Tyga seen leaving Manhattan office building on September 6, 2016 in New York City. (James Devaney/GC Images)

He added that he helped Kylie with her brand, Kylie Cosmetics, which has now grown to a billion dollars.

He said, “It was a lot of stuff, but, it’s like, I’m not that bitter type of person because God is going to pay me back; the universe is going to pay me back. And people are seeing what’s happening now.”


Tyga and Kylie Jenner are seen at JFK in New York City. (Source: GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

He elaborated that despite having helped Kylie out so much, he does not begrudge her the fame she got through him.

He said, “I’m not a bitter person. That’s like, if we break up, we break up. We had a good time and we kept moving. You know, we went our separate ways, and we both are doing good, you know what I’m saying?”


Tyga and Kylie Jenner attend the Philipp Plein Fashion Show on February 13, 2017 in NYC. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Since breaking up with Tyga, Jenner has a 7-month-old daughter with rapper Travis Scott.

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