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Born Tahrell Lloyd Horne
(2000-08-11) 11 August 2000 (age 20)
Brooklyn , United States
Musical artist

Tahrell Lloyd Horne (born August 11, 2000), known professionally as Hefna380, is an American rapper, songwriter, model and former basketball player.[1] He started singing and rapping professionally after quitting basketball due to an ankle injury. He released his first song "I gotta go" in 2019, which gathered over 50,000 views on Soundcloud.[2]

Early life and education

Tahrell Lloyd Horne was born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn to a family of three siblings. His father is a collections officer, while his mother is a Caregiver. He grew up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn until the age of 8 when he moved to New Jersey and currently resides in Manalapan.[3]

Hefna attended prep school at Robinson School, Irvington and Manalapan High School, before graduating from Trenton Catholic Academy, New Jersey.[4] While in High School, Hefna played in the town’s youth Basketball League and was considered a prospect until the age of 18, when a fractured ankle caused him to reject all his offered scholarships and quit basketball as his recovery time would come after college session had resumed.[5] Tahrell was nicknamed Hefna, by his cousin after Hugh Hefner, as he like Playboi.[6]


After quitting basketball, Hefna began to model for different brands and fashion outlets, which was also followed by social media influencing before he decided to become a rapper.[7] Hefna released his debut single ‘I gotta go’ which was streamed over 50,000 times in a month.[8] This was followed by another single ‘Real Rockstar’ which garnered over 10,000 streams in the first week of release.[9] On 13 December 2019, Hefna released an extended playlist which is named "We Can Finally Rage". The EP contains tracks such as "living a dream", "save me", "Next up outro".[10]


  1. "Introducing Hefna380; the new kid on the block". https://www.seekerstime.com/the-music-artist-hefna380-to-release-his-first-ever-ep-in-december-2019/. Retrieved 29 December 2019. 
  2. "Meet Hefna380, an indie artist on the rise". https://kazimagazine.com/music/songs/new-jerseys-hefna380-gears-up-for-new-ep-with-the-release-of-i-gotta-go/. Retrieved 22 December 2019. 
  3. "Meet the young upcoming rapper Hefna380". https://reble.co/blogs/content/meet-the-young-upcoming-rapper-hefna380. Retrieved 26 October 2019. 
  4. "Meet Hefna380, an indie artist on the rise". https://cutxsewnmagazine.com/2019/10/29/meet-hefna380-an-indie-artist-on-the-rise/. Retrieved 22 October 2019. 
  5. "how a basketball player turned into a hip-hop artist". https://ventsmagazine.com/2019/11/26/meet-hefna380-how-a-basketball-player-turned-into-a-hip-hop-artist/. Retrieved 29 November 2019. 
  6. "How Tahrell came about the name Hefna". https://respect-mag.com/2019/10/brooklyn-upstart-hefna380-talks-influences-music/. Retrieved 25 October 2019. 
  7. "On becoming a rapper". https://kulturehub.com/hefna380-nj-rockstar/. Retrieved 6 January 2020. 
  8. "Hefna drops new single from expected EP". https://thesource.com/2019/09/03/njs-hefna380-drops-i-gotta-go-from-we-can-finally-rage-ep/. Retrieved 11 January 2020. 
  9. "New Jersey based artist has been receiving excellent response for his second single". https://www.theamericanreporter.com/new-jersey-based-artist-hefna380-has-been-receiving-excellent-response-for-his-second-single-real-rockstar/. Retrieved 2 January 2020. 
  10. "New-Jersey phenomenon is proving his bragging rights as top new jersey artist". https://cloutnews.com/lifestyle/upcoming-new-jersey-phenomenon-hefna380-is-proving-his-bragging-rights-as-top-new-jersey-artist-2514/. Retrieved 30 December 2019. 

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