MULTIPLATINUM RAP STAR LIL TECCA RELEASES HIS ANXIOUSLY-AWAITED NEW ALBUM TEC OUT NOW
FEATURES NEW TRACK “DEAD OR ALIVE”
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22 SEPTEMBER 2023 (TORONTO, ON) — Multi-platinum sensation Lil Tecca releases his third studio album, TEC, via Galactic/Republic Records/Universal Music Canada.
Dive into TEC: HERE
At just 21-years-old, Lil Tecca delivers a masterclass in authenticity with TEC, reaching new heights with his lyrical talents, melodic prowess, and top-tier production. The album opens with the electrifying “Yves,” featuring production from chart-topping powerhouse BNYX. Later on the project, Tecca reunites with long-time collaborator and Internet Money foreman Taz Taylor on the standout record “Gist,” showcasing his confidence through its charismatic and catchy chorus. “Dead or Alive” has Tecca exhibiting his triumph over the challenges he has encountered on his rise to fame, underscored by arresting production by Internet Money. The album concludes with “Monday to Sunday,”a heartfelt tribute to Tecca’s day-one friends.
View the complete tracklist below.
Reflecting on TEC, Tecca shares, “When fans listen to me, I think they see themselves to a degree. They see someone who has gone through what they’ve been through—or are going through. I want to be proof that it’s possible to overcome any trials and tribulations…I’m going to keep my chin up, so keep your chin up. It’s not a façade either; it’s TEC.”
In celebration of the album’s release, Lil Tecca is hosting an in-store album signing at the iconic Looney Tunes Record Store in Long Island on Tuesday, September 26 at 5 pm EST. Details can be found HERE.
Lil Tecca set the stage for the album’s release with a trio of singles, most recently "HVN ON EARTH” with Florida powerhouse Kodak Black. The record has already amassed a staggering 21 million streams and counting, and has entered the rotation of radio stations worldwide. Earning immediate critical acclaim, HYPEBEAST applauded how, “Tecca leads the way with Kodak joining in as both of them share bars about their significant others,” and HotNewHipHop assured, “it lives up to the hype.” XXL touted it among “The 13 Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week.”
“HVN ON EARTH” followed the success of “500lbs,” which has racked up over 41 million streams and counting. On the record, HotNewHipHop immediately proclaimed, “Lil Tecca has another hit on his hands.”
“500lbs” was released on the heels of the album’s lead single, “Need Me.” Complex labeled it “The Best New Music This Week,” noting, “Lil Tecca flawlessly infuses his own unique style into the song, transforming ‘Need Me’ into a modern anthem for a new generation.” Vibe and HotNewHipHop also praised the release.
- HVN ON EARTH [with Kodak Black]
- Fell In Love [with Ken Carson]
- Real Discussions
- Dead or Alive
- Want It Bad
- U Don’t Know Tec
- Trippin On U
- Either Way
- Need Me
- Monday to Sunday
ABOUT LIL TECCA
Whatever you think you know about Lil Tecca, forget it now. When you throw away all of the internet chatter, clickbait, punditry, and opinions, the music is all that’s left. Now more than ever, that music reflects the truth for the chart-topping multi-platinum New York rapper. It’s why a passionate fan base has connected so intimately to his open-hearted lyrics, otherworldly hooks, and off-kilter flows. It’s why he’s consistently asserted himself as an individual without comparison. It’s also why he will leave an indelible imprint on the game. He’s been quietly preparing himself to make such a statement.
Tecca arrived with the force of a hurricane in 2019. Since emerging, he has gathered nearly 10 billion streams and notched a series of multi-platinum, platinum, and gold singles, including the quadruple-platinum breakthrough “Ransom'' and the platinum-certified bangers “Did It Again,” “Lot of Me,” and “Never Left.” He scored three consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 with the 2019 platinum mixtape We Love You Tecca and his first two albums—Virgo World , and We Love You Tecca 2 . Beyond selling out hundreds of headline shows around the globe, he has collaborated with Lil Uzi Vert, The Kid LAROI, Kodak Black, Lil Durk, and the late Juice WRLD, to name a few. He incited the applause of New York Times, Billboard, HYPEBEAST, Complex, and more along the way.
Despite the previous accolades, Tecca finally introduces his genuine self on his third full-length album, TEC [Galactic Records/Republic Records].
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