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Rapper/songwriter D.Yelv officially announces the release of his much-anticipated third EP Cal Ripken available now. The Baltimore-bred rapper returns to his roots and honors his hometown on the mixtape. His fourth-released song off of the EP, “So Good” is featured track off of the project.

“’So Good’ serves personally as a demonstration of growth for me as an artist. I really just want my fans and listeners to hear the track and vibe to it, nod their head a little bit, and really hear the lyrics and relate to it,” says D.Yelv of the track.

‘Cal Ripken,’ the follow-up to his first tape Preconceived Notions contains released tracks “Cal Ripken,” “Homecoming” and “Never Could Be, which have garnered significant buzz.

Check out “So Good” below:

Also, listen to the FULL EP below:

About D. Yelv

27-year-old Baltimore bred rapper and songwriter D.Yelv (real name Darren Yelverton) is cementing himself as one of the top up-and-comers in hip-hop. Born and raised in the gritty city of Baltimore, the rapper wanted to stay out of trouble, so he turned to music as an outlet. At the age of 18, D. Yelv attended college at the University of Maryland, gaining a degree in English Literature & Language, which greatly influenced his music. This is where he watched young artists (like J. Cole) develop and grow into superstars, which inspired him while also using his education and degree to help him master his flow and songwriting. From here, he recorded his first EP Preconceived Notions followed by his second tape Infinite, which gained a ton of traction around D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The rapper names Jay-Z, Nas, J.Cole and Joe Budden as his musical influences.

 

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