Meet Elijvh, Who Aims To Further Pinoy Culture Within Hip Hop Music

Written by on July 11, 2020

Whereas we’ve been round for over a decade and have gone via many iterations, one factor The DopeHouse has tried to keep up is our assist of under-the-radar artists.

Such is the case with Elijvh. The California-based artist caught our eyes in essentially the most surprising of the way: a tweet mentioning that he’d been sending music to us as soon as a month, for roughly three years.Full disclosure: tweets don’t all the time work (aka, they nearly by no means work), however we determined to present him a shot.

Née Elijah Daniel Perkins, the Black and Filipino artist goals to carry Pinoy culture-inspired hip hop music into the dialog. His newest single, “Pitfalls,” employs each Filipino folks music and conventional R&B. “I wished this document to mix each my proud African-American and Filipino heritage which is mixing two distinct traits of Filipino folks music known as Bandurria with actual soulful R&B components from the 70s,” he stated.

Elijvh has been dropping weekly songs all through 2020. Take a look at “Pitfalls,” in addition to different tracks from his discography, under.

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