The Warrior Wire

Filed under A&E, Showcase

AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

Extended+Talent%3A+North+Atlanta+seniors+Aaron+West+and+Elijah+Lewis+--+a+duo+with+the+name+AaronELIjah+--+have+covered+new+artistic+ground+with+their+new+EP+release+%E2%80%9CI+Am.%E2%80%9D++%0A
Extended Talent: North Atlanta seniors Aaron West and Elijah Lewis -- a duo with the name AaronELIjah -- have covered new artistic ground with their new EP release “I Am.”

Extended Talent: North Atlanta seniors Aaron West and Elijah Lewis -- a duo with the name AaronELIjah -- have covered new artistic ground with their new EP release “I Am.”

Olivia Chewning

Olivia Chewning

Extended Talent: North Atlanta seniors Aaron West and Elijah Lewis -- a duo with the name AaronELIjah -- have covered new artistic ground with their new EP release “I Am.”

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






In the era where everyone wants to be a rapper, it can be hard to stand out. In Atlanta, it can be even harder to differentiate yourself from your peers, however it isn’t impossible. Two North Atlanta students have taken this challenge head on they fight “through the hurt, through the love, through the pain.”

Seniors Aaron West and Elijah Lewis, also known as rap duo “AaronELIjah,” have been working hard in order to achieve success in the “rap game.” After releasing multiple singles, the pair has released their first official EP titled “I Am.” EP stands for “extended play record” and is  a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.

The project is available across every streaming platform available including Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify and Google Play. Consisting of 7 tracks, listeners enter the minds of the two as they speak on topics that aren’t typically touched on in hip-hop today.

Most rappers today speak on the usual topics prevalent in society such as women, money or drugs. According to the group, people are afraid of the truth. “It’s better to be honest and be yourself and speak about what is relevant to you,” said Lewis.

“Some people are stuck in a box, and some people are outside of it, but we make the boxes that confine us.” said West.

In order to be true to oneself, one must be able to reflect and release what holds them back, which was the driving force behind the EP. “We’ve lost love and we’ve struggled to get to where we are now,” said West.

“We struggled, worked to pay for the studio, dealt with some problems with that but we’re not even close to being done. We haven’t even started yet,” said Lewis.

As for their future goals, the duo plans to continue releasing music and stay hungry and are determined to achieve success. With aspirations of going platinum and winning Grammys, the two have a lot of work cut out for them, but they will wage war on the rap game. “Wages of Sin out now on every streaming platform,” said Lewis.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    Big Concert Plans Kickoff Students’ Summer Plans

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    Without Much Noise, Suspenseful “Quiet Place” Takes In Big Audiences  

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    North Atlanta Students Stoked for APS-Sponsored “Hamilton” Field Trip

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    Sophomore Schuh Nets First Place at Prestigious Photography Competition

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    It’s All “Action” on Zoe Glickman’s Burgeoning Film Career

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    “Buckhead High” Highlights Reality From Student Eyes

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    North Atlanta Students Pitch in to Make Sutton Showcase a Success

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    North Atlanta Thespians Set the Stage with Another Year of Georgia ThesCon

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    Atkinson Makes Her Mark at Shakespearean Monologue Competition

  • AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”

    A&E

    Spring Musical Will Take Actors Deep “Into the Woods”

For All Things North, Read the Wire
AaronELIjah Cover New Artistic Ground With “I Am”