When you think of Bay Area hip-hop you’d probably expect a club banger meant to entice hyperactivity or as they call it, ‘hyphy.’ However, emerging from the Yay’s underground hip-hop scene comes a rebirth of the Hyphy Movement which keeps the same energy portrayed with more social consciousness. As a homegrown artist who plays both the producer and rapper, Eyyell surfaces as one of the few who is on board with the reincarnated Hyphy Movement.
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The San Francisco native partnered with his long-time friend Lord Morgan. Essentially, the duo collaborate on projects – including their 2016 album Under My Roof – to tell stories of their aspirations, survival methods, and personal exertions into song. Carrying the momentum from their last LP, Eyyell explained life under his roof and shared unreleased tracks off his 2017 project Vibration is Player in our interview below.
00:00 – Interview
06:30 – “Under My Roof” by Lord Morgan
09:24 – “More Important Than Varsity” by Lord Morgan featuring Aaron Miles & Monk HTS
12:50 – Interview
17:52 – “Skyfall” by Lord Morgan featuring Mike Beez & Eyyell
21:00 – “Heroes” by Eyyell featuring Lord MOrgan
24:51 – Interview
27:11 – “Married 2 the Game” by Lord Morgan & Eyyell
30:30 – “The Vibes Skit” by Lord Morgan & Eyyell
32:18 – Interview