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Ty Dolla $ign Predicts His Legacy: Future Black History Month

As part of Fuse's Future Black History celebration for Black History Month, the L.A. singer shares black musical influences from Mos Def to Brian McKnight and breaks down his interpretation of 'Future Black History'

In honor of Black History Month, Fuse is taking a looking at today's emerging leaders in music who embody Future Black History and are currently creating their own legacy. With a loaded year ahead and an abundance of collaborations on his belt, multi-talented singer-songwriter, Ty Dolla $ign see's himself in the future of black history. 

When it comes to the state of black music, Ty feels it is in a "great space" right now. "And it's great just to see hip-hop taking over on a mainstream level," he tells Fuse. "There’s many of us in pop culture that will be apart of black history. I’m definitely happy for like Chance [the Rapper] and like artists that have grown to a pop like top top top tier level. "

The 32-year-old also shares wanting his legacy to be of someone who attentively creates music, is a trendsetter, game-changer and one who continues to use their platform to raise awareness as the world listens. 

We're celebrating Future Black History all month long! The conversation will continue on Fuse with a kick-off music block and more. Be sure to check Fuse.tv all month for profiles, videos and more. Find Fuse in your area with our Channel Finder.

For more Ty Dolla $ign, watch the artist reveal creative aesthetics fans can expect on his Don't Judge Me Tour and what it was like to work with Skrillex and "all time legend" of his Damian Marley below:

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