The young boy became young man, and
As we wandering in the lights of the avenues of his adulthood
He follows the melody that helps keep him stepping, that’ll help him relieve the stress of his life:
“Adulthood is extremely personal and came from a place where I felt the only way to relieve the pressures from my life was in the raw and vulnerable situation that hip hop puts you in.
Essentially it’s just my lyrics and the simple beat recounting the challenges from the last 4 years of my life.
It’s hard to self-promote my music:
A lot of people will just assume you have no depth right off the bat,
So I found myself becoming less inclined to share my music freely fearing I wouldn’t be received the way I wanted.
I also had a great band in high school that was playing shows all throughout the Seattle area and it felt like I was giving that up to get my degree and find a job.
Hence, Adulthood was robbing me of my passion and care-free nature.”
Besides, if Evan has decided to reverse 100% of album proceeds to a great charity, this is due to his roller coaster, and other tidal waves and hurricanes he had to front in his Adulthood, trying to make a way, trying to make it right:
“My sister had been in and out of the hospital and that was taking a toll on my family and she was even in the hospital when I was finishing up the record,
So recording the rap was emotional and difficult to get down for me.
It felt like I was really digging deep and that hurts sometimes.”
Getting in touch with Evan is a nice meeting indeed, as we in a way share the same vision of music journalism:
His goal with the music journalism was to spread music that he considered meaningful.
“As a musician I felt I could get artists to share a perspective with the audience that most people didn’t know about. […]