Young Lit Hippy
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Young Lit Hippy

Portland, OR | Established. Jan 01, 2019 | SELF | AFM

Portland, OR | SELF | AFM
Established on Jan, 2019
Solo Hip Hop Singer/Songwriter

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"Rebel Buzz Interview"

From Portland, Oregon, Young Lit Hippy has an uplifting catchy soul vibe to his music, along with a very unique voice and lyrics. He has built a buzz throughout the city by opening for artists such as Snoop Dogg, Curren$y, Riff Raff, Camron, The Underachievers, G-Herbo, Smoke DZA, Nyck Caution and more under his alter ego “Mic Mar”.

During that time Young Lit Hippy released his most popular music video “Good Morning” which has reached about 15k views from purely the local buzz. After that the music kept moving, and fast.

Young Lit Hippy took a hiatus after his last project he released summer of 2018 “The Bird EP”. Focused on creating a better structure and sound for his music he has been out in Los Angeles working in the studio.

August 8th, 2019 Young Lit Hippy dropped his first song since his hiatus called "Adding Up" featuring the very unique producing duo ED1T. Since then the song is now his most popular one to date racking up over 60k plays on Spotify. He has also recently released another track "Can - Not" in October that has around 3k plays at this time. He also had his first show in a year on November 1st, in Los Angeles at the Blackbox Theater. According to some of his latest posts on Instagram it looks like he will be dropping some visuals soon as well. We hope its to "Adding Up".



What does the word rebel mean to you?

To me it means someone that does things their own way, and isn’t pressured by society to conform.



Who’s your top 3 rebels?

I would have to say Edward Snowden, Martin Luther King Jr. and Tupac



What’s the most rebellious thing you’ve ever done?

It’s hard to say for sure, but one time I did break into my school after hours and vandalized the gymnasium. It was nothing permanent but definitely was a pain in the ass for the staff. I was never caught.



Website: www.younglithippy.com

Facebook: @younglithippy/

Instagram: @younglithippy/

Twitter: @younglithippy - The Rebel Buzz


Discography

I don't want to talk about it, I'm all about that action yeah/ look for satisfaction until I do I keep on adding up/ stack it up and build it up until I feel it's real enough/ fall in love with things and at the same time they be killing us/ Get it it's the perfect time/ perfect time for getting mine/ learning how to minimize so my life can be supersized/ I know that they be mad at us, all these things be adding up/ I know that they be mad at us, all these things be adding up 


Verse 1 (Young Lit Hippy) 


Not doing this for the fame 

next level is super saiyan

balling like a shot caller swerving on them like I'm Dame

when I'm in the neighborhood I realized that I had it good 

but I took advantage until now I never understood 

I felt I had to make it up, and that's why I had to change it up 

they showing us the way but dammit they ain't making us 

Fucking with my conscious When I'm listening to nonsense 

I don't live on a promise I just get what I want that's why I got it 

That's real, I put that shit on everything, everything, that's how I learned to cherish things/ 

Word of mouth is how I got me where I'm at/ 

I'm tired of putting a lot in where I never get back and that's a shame/ 

yeah, yeah that's a shame/ (yah ooh) 


Chorus 


Get it it's the perfect time/ perfect time for getting mine/ learning how to minimize so my life can be supersized/ I know that they be mad at us, all these things be adding up/ I know that they be mad at us, all these things be adding up 

x2


Second Verse (Young Lit Hippy) 



All these things be adding up 

Life’s just like a movie get the camera 

Trials and tribulations could’ve brought me down 

Instead it made me better with a newer sound 

Real or fake tell me what’s the difference 

Cause lately I can’t tell what their intention is 

Refuse to be controlled by a system 

No longer feeling sorry as a victim 

Show only through action you can count on us 

Big difference from a rookie to an amateur 

The plot thickens this god given its prewritten 

I needed distance from people wanting the Wrong attention 

Things in life seem old but new 

It’s seems like life repeats itself 

And I just noticed the loop 

Run it up I double up I can be the one too 

If you around fake people then truly that’s on you

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Bio

From Portland, Oregon, Young Lit Hippy has an uplifting catchy soul vibe to his music, along with a very unique voice and lyrics. He has built a buzz throughout the city by opening for artists such as Snoop Dogg, Curren$y, Riff Raff, Camron, The Underachievers, G-Herbo, Smoke DZA, Nyck Caution and more under his alter ego “Mic Mar”.  

 During that time Young Lit Hippy released his most popular music video “Good Morning” which has reached about 15k views from purely the local buzz.  After that the music kept moving, and fast. 

Young Lit Hippy took a hiatus after his last project he released summer of 2018 “The Bird EP”.   Focused on creating a better structure and sound for his music he is currently out in Los Angeles working in the studio.  A fresh sound, catchy flow, and meaningful lyrics is the best way to describe his music.  

 So far in 2019 Young Lit Hippy just released his new single “Adding Up” August 8th on all platforms. It has a gritty hard hitting motivational feel to the song. Speaking great truths through rhythmic patterns is great to see the growth in this rising artist. To date the song has grown on Spotify to over 40k plays and has correlated slightly to his Youtube lyric video hitting over a thousand this week.  Mentions of visuals coming soon.  He has also released another track showing off different aspects of his rap abilities October 2nd called "Can-Not".  According to Young Lit, the song is about not waiting on anybody to get anything you need done accomplished.  Sounds like he's been more motivated than ever and is sharing this through his music to really reach his core fans.  He kept his fans waiting for a while but now we know it was worth the wait. There's mentions of new visuals coming out soon to dive more into his Youtube fanbase.  Currently the Young Lit Hippy is back to performing and is in the process of lining up shows! 


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