TUFLUV is definitely the best unsigned artist on the rise and dares you to argue that point. Coming to you straight out of the Bay Area in Oakland, California Tufluv's music makes it extremely easy to get that out of breath feeling when his lyrics hit you like a swift punch to your chest. And for that fact alone his music should come with a "Oxygen Mask Required" warning. Clever, wise and extreme intelligence - are just three of the qualities this artist possesses. He's more knowlegeable about the game and it's many facets than your most experienced listener, artist or friend. Tufluv strives to ALWAYS stay at least 2 steps ahead of the game. With the sound of his music combining with lyrics to live for, he achieves just that, and defines the words THE ULTIMATE ARTIST.
For those that are getting to know him for the first time, the meaning behind his name "TUFLUV" is simple. Tufluv has been living on his own and forced to embrace the struggle at the tender age of 14. So because "tough love" was all that he knew, going by any other name wouldn't tell his story quite adequately enough. With an amazing son on the rise, Tufluv's motivation reaches deep. Never wanting his son to be in the streets grinding, Tufluv does this for him in order to show him that there is a better way. When someone asks Tufluv, when did you decide "This is what I want to do?" His response speaks volumes about his humbleness when he states "to be honest music chose me. I've been writing all my life."
Tufluv cannot be categorized as one type of artist or rapper, he is diverse, and an artist to the soul. Not a rapper, a revolutionary or an underground mc. More of a soulful, extremely passionate artist with a universal sound and an amazing respect for Hip hop.. Tufluv has a lot to say, and his music demands that you listen. His music reaches the masses.. Anyone that has emotions and can FEEL are the ones that drive him to do the music that he does. His music comes from his heart, and from his personal struggle, so he talks about what he knows. He is here to motivate the streets & to keep music interesting. Tufluv's aim is to promote life and not death. He stays true to who he is and loves what he does, with his main focus being, insuring the world hears a refreshing sound that they can relate to. Making his music relatable is a big key because having your fans be able to feel your music and recite your lyrics while going through the same struggles is the ultimate repayment to any artist.
"Priority number 1 over dre and eminem ? Lol naaaaaw that won't never happen but its more to it bro.. they got new bosses at interscope in the hip hop department & they f***** with fif so we shall see.."