The Break Presents: Tom P
Breakout: “Root For The Underdog”
Also Check: “Intro”
And: “Goin Down”
Name: Tom P
Reppin’: Decatur, GA
I started rapping: When I was 11
My style and/or skills have been compared to: I have a lot of different styles so I think it changes depending on the song but I’ve heard Ludacris, Twista, Big L, Eminem. Honestly, what I hear most though is that I don’t sound like anybody else.
My standout records and/or moments have been: The release of my album Root for the Underdog and the release party in Atlanta which had about 1,000 people in attendance. Winning runner up for “Best hip hop act in Atlanta” in CL. Having the opportunity to open for acts like Three 6 Mafia, B.O.B, Tekn9ne, and touring with Bone Thugs N Harmony. The hundreds of packed out shows I have done for my amazing fans in Atlanta, seeing hundreds of people rapping along with my words and chanting Tom P! That type of home town support is a great feeling.
I’m gonna change the game by: Being in the south, white, and growing up in the inner city I have a unique outlook on hip hop and a story to share with the world that has not been heard yet in rap. I’m going to rap my ass off to the top instead of relying on gimmicks and show the world there is more going on in the south then what it’s known for. There is lot of amazing talent here that needs to be exposed; the south got something to say!
I’d Like to Work With: Outkast, Cee-Lo, Scarface, Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, T.I., Kanye West, Big Krit, Jay-Z.
My goal in hip-hop is: To break down stereotypes, rep my city, give the world quality hip hop, stay true to myself and my fans, and to one day be considered one of the greats.
I’m gonna be the next: First of a kind.