Inspired by the late great James Dean and his movie East of Eden, BRKLYN FLYWLKR drops his new single “B***h I’m Extravagant,” drawing influence from the lavish world around him. While also mirroring the movie’s themes of acceptance, greatness and the ability to be his own worst enemy, his debut project East of Eden, is said to be a project for his fans. BRKLYN FLYWLKR is well known across the Texas A&M campus for his lyrical performance and ties with many members of the Aggie football squad, which has catapulted him to the forefront of rappers on campus.
As this year’s NFL draft approaches with less than two weeks away, the Brooklyn born and Houston bred rapper, will be watching closely to see where his fellow College Station resident Johnny Manziel ends up. The two follow each other on Twitter as BRKLYN FLYWLKR also has ties with other members of the football team who are also his friends.
“This project is really for the fans and for those around town and throughout Texas that have supported my music so far. In a lot of way this project is like the James Dean movie because he goes against the grain, and he’s racing cars and making all this illegal money and its basically him against his brother and I just think that the project is a reflection of the movie with the themes that you see. My sound is a different sound than you normally hear from Texas music because of my Brooklyn roots, but you can still hear the influence from both parts of the country. I started rapping in Houston, but early on growing up I was listening to more New York music so my influences have grown and changed over time”
BRLKLYN FLYWLKR’s project East of Eden will be released in June via Rowand Records and will be available on DatPiff for free download.