ADB LIL E
Upstairs, All Ages
DOORS: 8:30 PM // SHOW: 9:00 PM
Free ($5 Suggested Donation)
Songbyrd Vinyl Lounge
Sunday December 22, 2019
Emmanuel Edmonds, straight out of the DMV, known as ADB Lil E, the “ADB” standing for A Different Breed. He chose this name because he is not your average rapper, he’s definitely “A Different Breed”. His flow is poetic, and his lyrics are purposeful. You will find throughout his music, bars that have either a catchy phrase, a humorous punchline, or a powerful message that have inspired hope or evoked change. But don’t be mistaken, he also can rap bars that will get you up on your feet jamming to the beat. ADB Lil E’s biggest music influences are Chris Brown, Drake, J.Cole, and Joyner Lucas. Some of his most impactful songs were inspired by Joyner Lucas (My People, Let Me Go, and Dear Lord). Having gained many fans through social media by partaking in several music challenges, such as “Armon and Trey” #RightBackChallenge. This challenge was about going through something, and most rapped about relationship problems. However, Lil E rapped about going through open-heart surgery at the age of 8. Armon and Trey being totally inspired
by his message, reposted his story on their page. The post received over 100k views, many commented about how his message gave them hope.
You will find ADB Lil E to be very humble, with a sense of humor. A versatile rapper as his name implies. He is a true lyricist. His desire is to one day change the world with his music. He will definitely be topping charts soon. Lil E recently dropped his debut album “Love or Hate Me”, streaming on all music platforms. The album received over 20k streams in the first month.