MC GAPS on His Style: "I Don't Know If Any Rapper Uses the Word Love as Much as I Do"

Ricardo Tejeda combines political and romanic lyrics over atypical beats for his rap project GAPS. As part of the Fort Lauderdale collective Black Locust Society, GAPS has gained a loyal following as he expands as an artist. BLS kicks off its Florida tour next week at Green Room. He'll tour the state with fellow musicians Bleubird, Protoman, Astrea Corp, and Jabrjaw and Dee Dubbs. He's also readying himself to release an new EP. 

Recently, Tejeda sat down with New Times to talk about his contributions to the rap community and how he strives for significance on the microphone. In our conversation, the MC reflects upon the importance of what to communicate with his craft.