Lil Tecca, is a 21 year old African-American musician from Queens, New York born on August 26, 2002 with the real name, Tyler Justin Anthony Sharpe.
Lil Tecca has toured around the music industry as a dancer, singer, songwriter, and rapper. He became famous in the music industry after he released his single titled Ransom. After his big hit single, the rapper has kept expanding his portfolio in the music business up to this point in time.
How Old is Lil Tecca and Where is He From?
Lil Tecca is currently 21 years old. The young American rapper was born on August 26, 2002, in Queens, New York. His ethnicity is Jamaican as his parents were immigrants from the Caribbean country.
The rapper seems to live a private life as he has kept information about his family away from the public eye. Despite being a private person, he is known to have a sister named Amelia. Information about what she does for a living has also been kept under the radar.
He Began Attending Lawrence High School at Age 12
Information about Lil Tecca’s early school years is unknown. But the musician, at the age of 12, began high school at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, New York. It was in his high school that he decided to develop his interest in building a career in music. In his third year, at the age range of around 15 or 16 years, he became famous because of his interest in music. At this time, he made the decision to leave school to fully focus on his musical career.
How Old was Lil Tecca when He Became Famous?
Lil Tecca was 15 years old when he made the track Tectri which helped him gain a little recognition. The track was a collaboration with Lil Gummybear as a featured artist. The rapper has other tracks following Tectri, one of which is titled Callin.
The rapper’s passion for music began when he was 9 years when he began rapping with his buddies over his Xbox mic. They used to produce diss recordings aimed at each other, one of which was published on SoundCloud but has since been removed.
Initially, Tecca had no plans to pursue a musical career and instead aspired to be an NBA player. But by middle school, he had lost all interest in basketball and was also considering pursuing music more professionally.
How Old was Lil Tecca when He Made Ransom?
Lli Tecca rose to the limelight at the age of 16 with his smash single titled Ransom. At this point, he started to get professional recognition in his music career. The single was first posted on Cole Bennett’s Lyrical Lemonade Youtube channel on May 22, 2019. The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, with over 900 million Spotify plays and over 300 million YouTube views.
At the age of 17, the American songwriter released his first mixtape titled We Love You Tecca. The mixtape also got some popularity as it ranked number four on the U.S. Billboard 200. This made Lil Tecca keep pursuing his goal of becoming one of the best American rappers.
The rapper dropped another hit single at the age of 18, which was titled Virgo World. Prior to the release of Virgo World, the American rapper had IDK and All-Stars singles in the same year. The following year, he dropped another hit single titled Show Me up, which was released on April 6, 2021.
Lil Tecca has fully gained popularity and fame in the music industry. On May 6, 2021, he dropped another single titled Never Left which reached number 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. At the time he released his single titled Repeat It with American singer Gunna, he was 19 years old.
The artist, on the 27th of August 2021, dropped the album We Love You Tecca 2. This is his second album after the release of Virgo World which contributed to boosting his fan base globally.
The Rapper Has Been Featured on Songs by Other Musicians
Lil Tecca was featured alongside Lougotouch in Icyslug’s song Memories in My Head at the age of 17. A year after that, he was also featured by The Kid Laroi in a song titled Diva. He was also featured in Prada by 24kGolden at the age of 19.
Lil Tecca was 17 When He First Gained Recognition in the Music Industry
At the age of 17, Lil Tecca got some recognition in the music industry. His hit single Ransom was nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards in 2019 for Song of the Summer. The rapper was further nominated for the Breakthrough Artist and Best Push Act at the Streamy Awards 2019 and MTV Europe Music Awards 2020, respectively.
What is Lil Tecca’s Real Name?
Lil Tecca’s real name is Tyler Justin Anthony Sharpe but he is famously known by his stage name.
When is Lil Tecca’s Birthday?
Lil Tecca was born on the 26th of August, 2002 in Queens, New York, United States of America. Currently, the rapper is 21 years old.
Where is Lil Tecca From?
Lil Tecca is a Jamaican-American who was born in Queens, New York, United States of America. His parents migrated from Jamaica to the U.S before he was born.