Bryson Djuan Tiller (born January 2, 1993) is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Tiller began his career in 2011 with a mixtape entitled Killer Instinct Vol. 1. He is often referred to as the "King of RnB" by fans after his quick rise to musical stardom following the release of one of his first singles. Tiller initially gained mainstream notoriety in 2015 following the release of the single, "Don't", which peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The record's success led to a deal with RCA Records and served as the lead single to his debut studio outing, Trapsoul in October 2015, which reached number eight on the Billboard 200. The album's second single "Exchange" has peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned him a Grammy nomination. In March 2016, Tiller received the key to the city from Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
In the same year, he won two BET Awards for Best New Artist and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist. In May 2017, Tiller released his second studio album, True to Self, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album was supported by two singles, "Somethin Tells Me" and "Run Me Dry". In 2017, he was also featured alongside Rihanna on the hit single "Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khaled.