As promised, West Chester University of Pennsylvania-hailing Tunji Ige delivered his debut LP today, The Love Project. The 19-year-old rapper/singer produced, mixed, and mastered the 13-song project by himself in his dorm room (what did you ever accomplish in your dorm room, eh?). But it is an impressive showing of forward-looking R&B and potent rhyme, and of such high-grade—you would be hard pressed to find evidence of it's collegiate origin. And that is, as he told Complex, exactly how he wants it to be. "I feel with rappers whose agenda isn't targeting the streets, we are written off as white washed or corny and it's not the case of this album," he said. "I wanted this to have an impact and not aim to be just the best within my age realm but the competition. Established rappers—I want to scare them."
December 03, 2014