Today, multiplatinum rapper Lil Tecca returns with his brand new single and video “Never Left” via Galactic Records/Republic Records.
Once again, his verbal gymnastics instantly impress. As a laidback beat simmers, he rhymes with intent and infectiousness. In the accompanying music video directed by Declan Kyle, he connects two cables with a purple electric current before lighting up every scene to follow. All kinds of superhero-style antics ensue as he shocks hip-hop with a jolt of his signature electricity.
Posting up over 2 billion streams and claiming multiple platinum certifications, Lil Tecca has quietly cemented himself as one of rap’s most vital rising superstars. In 2020, his full-length debut album, Virgo World, bowed in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 and yielded two Hot 100 entries—namely “Dolly” with Lil Uzi Vert and “When You Down” feat. Lil Durk with Polo G. Thus far, the record has clocked over 300 million streams and counting. HotNewHipHop praised it as “a great starting point for the 18-year-old.” Tecca first exploded with his platinum-certified mixtape, We Love You Tecca, and his breakout quadruple-platinum single “Ransom” in 2019. He reeled in acclaim from New York Times, Billboard, HYPEBEAST, Complex, and many others in addition to selling out shows on his first headline run, the We Love You Tecca World Tour. He launches into his next chapter with the 2021 single “Never Left.”