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With an unmatched work ethic, and ever increasingly growing discography, Lil Xelly is capturing the eyes of many – and for good reason.
Lil Xelly didn’t originally choose his name, rather it was placed on him by those around him. The artist adopted the alias due to enjoying the flow of the name.
“My name came from the ‘X’ from Xanax because I was doing it pretty much a lot, and people were like “you should change it to Xelly” so I just ran with it,” says Xelly.
Lil Xelly comments that he no longer takes the drug, and that he stays away from it.
Xelly states that he started being involved in music due to his brother’s influence. The artists older brother was involved in rapping, and Xelly would write [lyrics].
“I just wasn’t confident enough [to rap],” says Xelly.
The Maryland artist also describes his music as “free.” Xelly explains that most of his lyricism comes from a place of truth, as he incorporates his own experiences into his lyrics.
Xelly believes that everything he has gone through in his life has played a pivotal role in shaping both him, and his craft.
Lil Xelly also hopes that his drive, and work ethic, can help inspire and motivate others to pursue their dreams.
Xelly’s goal for 2018 is to grow a bigger following, and further improve his craft, and sound.
The artist also wants to hit a million plays. Getting booked for shows, and working with bigger artists are also goals for Xelly.
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