This Compton MC debuted in 2008 with a shiny emo-rap set stacked with cameos by Travie McCoy and Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump. This month he’s back with a shiny pop-rap set stacked with cameos by Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Progress? At least as far as Tyga is concerned. “I’m a muthafuckin’ star,” he declares in “Rack City,” which did indeed ascend to No. 7 on the Hot 100. With YG of “Toot It and Boot It” semi-fame.
Wed., Feb. 29, 8 p.m., 2012