The multi-platinum rapper Lil Tikka celebrated his 18th birthday on August 26, just a few days after the official start of the season of Virgo on the astronomical calendar. As a nod to the star sign, the Queen-born artist and a Long Island resident released his debut album The world of the Virgin, From September 18th, via Galactic Records and Republic Records.
“I’ve always been proud of being a Virgo,” says Lil Tikka. “It’s an idea that I want to implement in my music. We are trying to create an ideal world around us. There are benefits and downsides to that. I can be really optimistic, but there are times when I am not optimistic. Whatever the case, I give it my all.”
The world of the Virgin Followed by Lil Tecca’s 2019 Platinum mixtape We love you, Tikka, Which debuted in the top five of painting The 200 album chart cemented the rapper as a rising force among his contemporaries.
After making waves independently online and locally on Long Island, Tikka caught the attention of Internet Money founder and super producer Taz Taylor [XXXtentacion, Juice WRLD]. One tweet later, it ended up on the West Coast at Internet Money headquarters, tracking six songs.
Out of those six, “Ransom” exploded as a definitive smash and paved the way for its first music tape of 2019. We love you, Tikka. Not only did “Ransom” double platinum in one year, it also topped the Billboard Streaming Songs chart at number one and topped number four on the Hot 100 chart.
Among acclaim from The New York Times , painting, HYPEBEAST, Comblex and many others, he packed homes on the We Love You Tecca World Tour. He did all of this before he could legally vote.
While We love you, Tikka It was a complete solo effort, The world of the Virgin Includes remarkable contributions from Lil Uzi FairSkrillex, Internet Money and Lil Durk.
Spanning over 19 tracks, Lil Tecca navigates through a range of topics and experiences that reflect where he stands at such an early stage in his career.
“In many ways, I feel so The world of the Virgin It is what I was trying to get We love you, Tikka He says about the album. “I think I have reached my full potential right now. In every project, I will develop.”
“When you’re done listening to the album, I want you to feel inspired to be what you want to be, whether it’s a rapper or a basketball player,” says Lil Tikka. “I hope this project will bring inspiration from you and show you if I can do it, you can. I’m still the same kid, but I grew up. I’m proud that I did everything so many people said I couldn’t. It wasn’t about proving them wrong; it was It’s about proving I’m right. “
The young phenomenon actually took the lead The world of the Virgin, Called “Royal Rumble,” along with a visual image directed by Omar Jones.
He wrote: “Better than the enhanced rapping of teen breakout Lil Tikka – richer in melody and intensity than before – is the brilliant tune introduced by Z3N and Sean Turk, with echoes of 1990s New York rap music on top of its smeared contemporary production.” New York times Off the track.
The world of the Virgin It can be purchased here.