Marques Houston recently did a interview on Beats 1 and he revealed that Ty Dolla $ign was apart his group Immature, which Houston headlined. Marques said Ty Dolla joined them when he was about 7 or 8 years old. “Ty was in Immature’s band when we first started, …] He’s like a year younger than me. It was cool. It was like, he’s the homie. We were like brothers.” Houston said during his interview. Houston also revealed that Ty Dolla has been involved in music his whole life, his dad Big Ty was in the group Lakeside which did music during the 70’s and 80’s. Houston said “His dad, Big Ty, was in the music and stuff like that, and Stokes knew his dad. It just kind happened like that.”
Houston also noted that Ty Dolla $ign was “really, really musically inclined” pointing out that at a young age Ty helped with programming and also hopped on the keys on some early music.