Tate Tucker - Master Plan

Posted 4 years ago
Producer:
Shep Bryan
Album:
Virgin Liberation

Though many rappers like to make it sound like they were born with a mic in their hands, I’m guessing that, if they really thought about it, most would be able to pinpoint the moment that they fell in love with the idea of pursuing hip-hop full-time. Booth newcomer Tate Tucker certainly can—in fact, it’s up on YouTube. Inspired to devote his life to rap after wowing Lupe in Michael Eric Dyson’s “Sociology of Hip Hop” class just last year (and having lunch with the Chi-town heavyweight afterward), the Georgetown grad is already one street album deep into his burgeoning career, and working on a follow-up. On Master Plan, the latest single off his sophomore set, Tate gives listeners a little insight into his ongoing love affair with the game. Over Shep Bryan‘s soulful beat (sampled from Syl Johnson’s Could I Be Falling in Love), he makes clear just how central beats and rhymes have become to his life: “It’s more than music and the music more than literal / Thant sh*t is metaphysical and powerful and literal.” The West Coast rhymesayer’s certainly got the right attitude, but are you feeling his style, feeling his flow? If so, don’t miss the artist’s Virgin Liberation LP when it hits the ‘net Feb. 12, 2012.

Tate Tucker Downloads

Written by
Posted 4 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Tate Tucker

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Lyor Cohen Leaves 300 For YouTube, YouTube is Clueless

The veteran record executive is street smart, but how will that play in the tech world? Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by Bob Lefsetz

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Jidenna Freestyle on Funkmaster Flex

We had no idea the "Classic Man" singer was this nice. Read More
Posted about 3 hours ago by Brent Bradley

J Dilla’s Legacy is an Example of Artist Celebration Done Right

Never has J Dilla’s legacy felt sullied by greed, drama, or any other pitfalls found in other artists’ careers post-mortem. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by Brent Bradley

3-on-3: Kid Cudi “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’”

Three questions, three opinions. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by DJ Z

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, But an André 3000 Comeback Seems Imminent

The original ATLien is showing all the signs of a full-fledged leap back into music. Read More
Posted 5 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.