Los Angeles-via-New Jersey rapper Tdot illdude enters 2023 with a major statement on “Luka,” a fitting single for its all-star namesake that finds Tdot rapping with a luxurious flow. It comes alongside an eye-popping music video that alternates between grand imagery and graffitied corridors while of course nodding to the Mavericks’ finest. The release highlights why Tdot has become a collaborator with the likes of legendary names like Timbaland, Snoop Dogg, and Meek Mill.

Tdot explains, “I was recording part of my album in Paris this past summer and at the same time it was the European Basketball championships, where Luka (Doncic) was playing like the best player in the world. I love Luka as a player and the concept I had for a song fit his name perfectly. So I ran with it!”

With nearly 100 million streams under his belt alongside placements with the likes of Nike, Netflix, and Starz, Tdot has consistently made a name for himself in the hip-hop scene and beyond. He’s found support from Ebro Darden, appeared on essential playlists like Spotify’s Fresh Finds, rapped with Snoop Dogg on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, and toured alongside artists like Wale. That all goes without mentioning his recent signing to Underrated Music Group, a Holland-based label founded by Dutch soccer star Ryan Babel and US record executive Mike Gomez. With a wea