Wheaton, Maryland — Friday, June 21st, 2019 — EDYE (pronounced EDDIE) is among the new wave of young DMV artists in Maryland creating the next generation of DMV sound and art. Raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, he’s begun to quickly prove himself as a heavy hitter in lyrical rap.
What is DMV rap? One might think of Shabazz, Q da Fool or a number of other artists that made a way for the DMV to be heard, but the next generation is far past that. With focus’ on lyricism and the finer artistic aspects of music and physical arts like clothing, painting, and editing, it could be said that the DMV is close to experiencing a renaissance of new talent and hope.
As for EDYE, growing up younger, he was inspired by the likes Indie bands and early 90s and 2000s rap. He grew up writing poetry, which later pushed him into making songs, seeing music as easier to portray emotions and feelings.
EDYE plans on releasing more music as time passes by and di