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LTC (Lightning the Cape Verdean) is a hip-hop artist. He was born in Cape Verde, but grew up in Boston, and has lived in Roxbury, Uphams Corner, Dorchester and other areas around Boston, MA. It has been five years since LTC's first album, which was released in 2008. Although it has been many years since his first release his follow-up album titled "Evolution" offers new music like "Erybody Got Gunz", "Where is Crackhead" and "Da Berry" and also has some remixes on some older tracks like "White Girl" & "Gorillaz in tha Mist"
LTC has been working on his flow since his first album and has made many improvements or as the title of his new album indicates, an evolution. Each song LTC works on offers a significant improvement over the last. His delivery is more dynamic and timely, while his lyrics are cohesive and meaningful. The bottom line is, LTC's skills are improving and it is noticeable.
LTC is an East Cost Bostonian emcee with a unique sound, Most of LTC's inspiration comes from growing up in Roxbury and around the Boston area. LTC is educated with a Master's degree in Internet Communication from Suffolk University and credits higher education with giving him the knowledge and ability to create and release his own music. LTC has been working on his craft for many years and recalls using two turntables and a microphone and rapping over old Nas beats and other artist beats. LTC says, "I couldn't afford to pay to record at the local music studios. After time passed I was able to purchase a computer along with the software and learned how to use the tools to create my music. I've always loved Hip Hop and I wish I could have met someone who felt the same way. If I did I think my music would have come out a lot sooner. But, I am always working hard and I don't forget where I come from. I feed from my life's experiences and I use them to create the music you hear today".
If you are a Hip Hop fan then you will like LTC's music. He is an encyclopedia of Hip Hop knowledge and you can tell by listening to his music. LTC works non-stop on his craft. If you follow each album or each song you will notice the difference. Since releasing "Evolution" LTC has been working on his next album and he promises that his next album will be such a great improvement that it will put him on the map as being one of the best Emcee's coming out of Bean town.