This DMV Artist is Making What? A Guide to the DMV’s New Creative Renaissance

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 dipping into making videos and other artistic mediums. As it stands he’s stated that his aspiration is to help anyone who can relate to what he makes and give back when or however he can.

EDYE is an example of the new generation of DMV rap putting creativity above all and relating to people through feelings with songs that deal with growing up, heartbreak, depression or just hanging with friends. Real topics lyricism and storytelling.

Check out END OF A WORLD, the latest album streaming from SoundCloud, and if you enjoy it, be sure to tell EDYE  with a comment on SoundCloud, Instagram or Twitter,


EDYE is the DMV artist creating lyrical songs about his life and hardships while also relating to yours. From sadness to careless happiness and bliss, EDYE uses poetic lyricism to paint pictures and tell stories.



This article first appeared on Press Release