Autistic 17-Year-Old Rapper Tyler K Aims To Change Stigma Around Autism With His New Album SPECTRUM
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Tyler K, a remarkable 17-year-old rapper with autism, is breaking barriers and inspiring audiences with the release of his new album, SPECTRUM. Embracing his faith and the incredible journey that led him to this point, Tyler is using his platform to challenge stereotypes and champion inclusivity.
Born in a small city near Xi'an, China, Tyler was left by his biological family and raised in the US after being adopted. Despite facing numerous challenges, including the loss of loved ones and multiple surgeries, Tyler's charismatic persona and unwavering character have remained as vibrant as ever.
Hailing from the thriving music scene of Jacksonville, Florida, Tyler draws inspiration from local artists such as Yungeen Ace and Foolio, while also admiring the genre-bending prowess of Tyler, The Creator. Having explored various musical genres, from hip-hop to pop and even orchestral pieces, Tyler K is carving his own unique path in the industry.
As an independent artist, Tyler aims to become a global inspiration, using his personal story as a means to connect with people worldwide. His latest album, SPECTRUM, takes its name from his autism, a condition he hopes to shed light on and redefine through his music.
Reflecting on the album, Tyler says, “Throughout my life I've been faced with many challenges, including autism. I want people to know that I can fit in with the best even through the diagnosis. The stigma around it needs to be changed, and through this album I can do that.”
SPECTRUM is led by new single “Run With Me” and showcases Tyler’s immense talent, offering listeners a captivating blend of thought-provoking lyrics, infectious beats and melodic hooks. The album is a testament to his determination to break boundaries and prove that talent knows no limitations. SPECTRUM is available to buy/stream now on all platforms: https://
Source Best New Music
June 15, 2023 3:43pm ET by Best New Music