Tione Jayden Merritt, known professionally as Lil Tjay, is an American rapper/singer/songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2018 with the single “Resume” and signed to Columbia Records later that year. He released his debut album “True 2 Myself” in 2019. The following year, he released the mixtape “State Of Emergency”, which featured drill artists from New York City. He released his second album “Destined 2 Win” in 2021. The album featured the single “Calling My Phone”, a collaboration with singer 6lack.