Meet Tye Cooper:
Rhode Island-based hip-hop enthusiast, rapper, songwriter, dancer and aspiring filmmaker, Tye Cooper, has been gaining some serious attention through his melting pot of exciting and unique music.
He first got involved in music in the third grade, when he would write raps in the back of his English schoolbook. His diverse style of music has been influenced by greats such as; Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and self-disciplined artists like Rick Ross.
Tye’s release, “Heaven’s Gate”, is the first song from his album The Tye Cooper Show, which features the captivating vocals of Tricia Reed. This song is dedicated to Tye’s girlfriend, Jasmine. She suddenly passed away two days before Mother’s Day, followed by his uncle on Mother’s Day.
This sad turn of events caused a change in the narrative of this song, from the original version. It was released in loving memory of Jasmine just 1 month after her passing.
“Heaven’s Gate” opens with an emotive and dreamy melody accompanied by Tricia’s heavenly hypnotic vocals that “oooh” and “awww”. The smooth RnB sounds, with injections of hip-hop vibes and dashes of electronic music, create a versatile and unique soundscape.
There is an undeniable vulnerability communicated through this song. Tricia expresses this through her gentle and sensitive performance which deeply touches the listener.
Tye is an impressive rap artist who delivers exciting rhythmic verses and witty lyrics. His attractive tone and top quality delivery inspires listeners to join in with him when he raps: “Let me get a little bit of this and I want a little bit of that. When you not used to having nothing, you know you gotta put it all back, right?”.
Tye’s passion for filmmaking clearly shines through in the music video for this song. Viewers are instantly engaged through intense strobe lighting, seductive movements and fierce hip-hop dancers.
This music video and song imparts a powerful and memorable impression that will connect with many people. If you enjoy music from artists such as Mos Def and Andre 3000, then Tye Cooper will fit perfectly on your hip-hop or RnB playlist.
Watch the music video for “Heaven’s Gate” here…
What’s next for Tye Cooper:
Tye has an exciting year ahead including upcoming collaborations with big names in the music industry as well as deals and sponsorships from his favourite brands. Also, Tye is focusing on developing further into the world of cinematics. He wishes to cultivate his passion for combining music and impressive visuals.
In the meantime, Tye has a message for all his listeners: “Take it one day at a time. We are all interconnected somehow someway and we can make the world a better place by being the best version of ourselves.”