Edward Smith who goes by the moniker of Eddy P is a multi-talented vocalist and rapper who is at the fulcrum of an evolving hip hop scene. Eddy P is a very different and uniquely wired musician who isn’t afraid to break the rules and push the boundaries of our perception with his deeply layered and well-crafted production. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, his drive, focus, and tenacity will lead him to become a relentless and emerging force in the independent circuit. Eddy P is making music that is driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, and tell his story his way.
He grew up in an environment filled with drugs, gangs, violence, and poverty. He later moved to Bellevue, Washington where he eventually turned to music as the vehicle by which he would express himself. He began writing rap lyrics that drew from his experiences and musical acumen. Over time he has combined various unique and experimental sounds that often dabble in multiple genres and result in alternative fusions that are still firmly stitched together by emotive undertones.
Eddy P cites icons such as Tupac Shakur, Nas, Scarface, and Bone Thugs N Harmony as the pivotal influences in his music. This all culminates in Eddy P producing an enjoyable, and easygoing musical experience that is authentic and grounded in reality. His overarching ambition is to empower people through his gift. . He is driven by the desire to share emotion through music and to impact lives in a positive way-
Eddy P has over 17 projects in his repertoire. Most of these are no longer available due to the artist’s plans to re-record them to re-release them later. Notable projects however include “Drip Faction”, “Droppin Bombs” and his latest single “Cataracts” a fun Hip hop dance track where the artist uses playful rhymes to taunt his adversaries.
His upcoming projects will highlight his passion and love for music as an art form. He explores various themes by delving deeper into the emotions that encompass the human psyche. The talented enigma is here to reshape and leave an indelible mark in the industry. Eddy P is on radio rotation with the track “Cataracts”, produced by Mozart Jones, and recorded at Studio Sage. The artwork was done by Outside Thinc.