“This Can’t Be Life” is the latest release from rapper, Tyke T – the president of Driven By Music. After seeing much success from previous releases – such as “NoO” which was featured on VH1‘s Black Ink Crew – the Tennessee native has been making advancements in his career. In addition to his single being placed in a popular TV show, Tyke has also opened up for artists such as B.o.B. and Lil Boosie.

Today, Tyke T liberates his long awaited single. “This Can’t Be Life ” speaks to the reality of what’s going on in America today. Blending street sounds with conscious reflections of modern American society, the IMAKEMADBEATS produced cut draws attention to the plight of African-Americans in this country.

“This Can’t Be Life was my opportunity to artistically discuss what’s going on in our communities as well as the strong resolve African-Americans have as a people to rise from those situations.”

Check out the video above.

About Tyke T:

In 2014, Tyke T was crowned te winner of Clear Channel Radio Station, K-97’s “Next Big Thing” contest. And he was the first Memphis Grizzlies showcase champion, winning the opportunity to perform center court for over 17,000 fans. Tyke T was also a Top 8 finalist in VH1’s “Make A Band” competition. VH1 also picked up his “Nothing to Lose” single while the Oxygen network also featured Tyke’s music.

Influenced by the greats – Jay Z, OutKast, UGK & more – there’s no denying Tyke T’s journey to achieving his own level of greatness.

Twitter: @Tyke__T

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