Written by: @ayo_sash
Who are People Like Us? Do people want to be us? Or do they just want to know us?
After reaching 2 million streams on Spotify, one may begin to wonder who and what are these people like? Being raised where Hip Hop was created, sets the bar for many independent artist. Bronx native, Doley Bernays uses symbolic metaphors, life changing events, and his dreams to share an intriguing story. His music is often compared to the concept of time, an unlimited continuous progress of existence, and events that occur in the past, present and future.
Bernays’ soulful lyrics tells insightful stories about his character and what he has experienced. His records constantly reveal more about himself in discreet ways. In each new song he creatively sheds another layer that effortlessly obtains your attention. Doley now releases the self-directed video for “Pre-Game,” the newest single following his most recent record, “We All Sin Here,” which was featured in the Netflix original movie, The After Party.
The visual is shot by Domm and edited by Ricardo “NUHTHING” Alvarez . “Pre-Game” is an introduction to the Bronx native’s perspective on balancing his expectations of himself with the expectations of others. With Sons of Sonix producers Moses Samuels and Michael Akinkinmi who have production credits from UK’s own Stormzy, LA native, Ty Dolla $ign, and most recently JLO’s latest single “Medicine,” providing the laid-back beat followed by his calm unique lyrical flow; “Pre-Game” displays how Bernays is prepared for the next level in his career.
About Doley Bernays:
Bronx, NY is known to be the capital of Hip Hop and many artistic creatives become quickly captivated by music. Bernays always craved knowledge in anything he was passionate about. He dedicated years to researching and studying the music business. During that time period he did not only want to perfect his craft, but also to learn more about his unique sound and distinctive ear. This multi talented wordsmith’s songwriting skills have become more authentic and expressive where many can relate. He learned various recording techniques, broadened his vocal capabilities, and sharpened his sound by working with numerous producers from places like New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London.
He is now the most diverse he has ever been and he’s quickly easing his way back into the music industry. Bernays slipped in a quiet release of his single, “We All Sin Here” with the song only being included in Netflix’s, The After Party. With no major debuts, this track was streamed over 2 million times. It’s obvious he is not your ordinary independent artist but more of an innovative creative with a rare vision to elate our culture through his astute rhymes.
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