Show TuFli Pays Homage To Harlem Rap On New EP, R.A.W.

“This project is a culmination of correcting not only myself, but hopefully putting N.Y. music on the right path.”

Show TuFli Pays Homage To Harlem Rap On New EP, <i>R.A.W.</i>

Harlem rapper Show TuFli wants to put New York rap back on the map by nodding to its heritage. On his new 10-track project, R.A.W (Right All Wrongs), TuFli pays homage to the influence of Harlem rap — Cam'ron and The Diplomats, Vado, and Dave East — with flashy lyrics and murky storytelling over slow-tempo, soul sampled production. The up-and-coming rapper tells stories of his early brushes with success and fame, while also acknowledging the hardships of coming up in Harlem.

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"The past year I've had the opportunity to go through a lot — both right and wrong," he told The FADER over email. "I've seen right and wrongs in my city, and seen some right and wrongs in myself. This project is a culmination of correcting not only myself, but hopefully putting N.Y. music on the right path." Listen in full below.

Show TuFli Pays Homage To Harlem Rap On New EP, R.A.W.