Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How Tay-K Ran From the Cops and Landed on the Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 has a new rap entry this week that probably caught you by surprise. "The Race" by East Arlington, Texas-based rapper Taymor McIntyre, who goes by Tay-K, entered the chart at No. 70. But how it happened, and what it means for the 17-year-old artist, is a wild and disturbing story - one that involves several murders, an assault, an attempt to flee from the law, and one music video shot under murky circumstances.