Georgetown freshman Tate Tucker has a mixtape, Blue Dreams, in the making that we over at WGTB are salivating for. In the meantime, he’s given us a single, “Clueless.” This track, like a lot of his work, shows the beginnings of a very promising trajectory for Tucker. In the first verse he gets the alliterative and lyrical gymnastics all out of his system. It’s impressive, definitely, but the second verse is really what inspires me about this young talent. He manages to transcend the particularities and some of the hedonistic indulgences of being a freshman rapper and write intelligently about his identity, “I’m a ying yang specimen, black dad, white mom, identity peddling, hardest working nigga that I know check the regiment.” Tucker is bursting with ambition and talent, and his journey to craft that talent intelligently and restrain himself judiciously is going to be really interesting, and enjoyable, to watch.
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