TAME is the oldest son of late Houston hip-hop legend Big Mello. Lineage aside, TAME has gained a reputation not only as one of the city’s wittiest MCs, but also as one of its most versatile producers. Since 2010, he has toured across North America and amassed a sizable discography; “98 Briargate & 11 Almeda,” his third album and seventh release overall, was released March 7, 2017. Fans of artists like Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, and Fat Tony (who guests on TAME’s second album, “OK Whatever”) will greatly enjoy TAME’s music.
"The main star of the evening was The Aspiring Me, a creative artist, and an individual who has laid his footwork in the Houston music scene since the growing pain days of others eccentric/soulful hip hop artists in Houston such as Fat Tony, The Nice Guys, Hollywood Floss, and more. Being a part of a breed that may not be as prevalent in the land of syrup, TAME prospers in the form of bringing light toward humility and providing positivity to everyday life. He drew from his latest project, “98 Almeda and 11 Almeda” and throughout these records he had a chance to share his moments about his relationship, breaking his creative zones, and ultimately becoming a different type of staple in the Houston sound structure"
4.12.14 - all def Digital's @alldefmusic big up to tame's "flexing"
3.30.17 - solange knowles sings to tame @ menil museum concert [review] by catherine gonzalez
- The woman stepped with purpose. She look at us with soul power. Seeing her walk up to Andrew "The Aspiring Me" Davis and get down to her knees was incredible to witness. As she sang "F.U.B.U." to him, she looked at him directly in the eyes and placed her hand on his shoulder. This shit is for us. There was a brief moment during the song where she got up and walked towards the corner of the room. She placed her head on the wall, covered herself with both of her arms, and consciously went inwards. She got comfortable because she felt safe, in the very same place she would frequently visit as a young girl. Performing in the Menil allowed Solange to express herself in an environment that wasn't exploitative. The audience wasn't allowed to bring cell phones in. This experience was embraced with the absence of technology, which ultimately made it even more timeless and real. She and the backup singers loudly screamed during "Mad." Their screams felt cosmic. In between my tears, I could feel them reverberate off the walls and into my ribs. I imagined screaming with them off the top of my mountain. True liberation. Solange reminded me how to recognize the glory within myself, by myself, for myself. I will absolutely never forget today. - Catherine Gonzalez, bonsophilosophia 2017.
3.25.17 - tame's "bounce and turn" appearance mentioned as event of the week by papercity mag & free press houston
- This month features TAME, aka The Aspiring Me, son of Houston legend Big Mello (R.I.P.) as headliner, performing fresh off his dope recent record 98 Briargate & 11 Almeda. - Matthew Ramirez, Papercity Mag 2017
Free Press Houston
- Over on Center Street, you can get turnt up with the hip hop of TAME, the Aspiring Me at the fourth Bounce and Turn party. While he’s the son of Houston rap legend Big Mello, TAME has been grinding since 2010 and his latest drop from this year 98 Briargate & 11 Almeda is pretty fire. - David Garrick, Free Press Houston 2017