Lokolil is the definition of taking lemons and making lemonade, only this time the lemons are his street experiences, and the lemonade is music industry success.
Growing up in the harsh environment of the Bronx, NY, 21-year-old Lokolil has felt the pain and grief of losing loved ones to the streets. The loss he has endured was doubled at the passing of his father early 2021, but instead of letting it bury his dreams of making it out the hood, Lokolil used it as motivation to give a better life to his two babies. Seeking an outlet from the violence and dangers of his lifestyle, he turned to the Bronx Drill wave to tell stories of what he has endured living on the edge of life and death.
His voice channels the pain of his reality with authenticity over sample drill beats that resonate with his growing fanbase. Lokolil’s streams reflect the love they hold for his craft with songs like “You Are My High” close to 300,000 views on YouTube. His lyrics hold the weight of a seasoned hood rapper painting the hostility of the streets over beats with melodic flows. This raw passion has captured the attention of major industry names.
Music has opened new doors leading away from his past and Lokolil isn’t letting the opportunity to provide a better life for his family and mother slip. Building on his growing fame, he is sorting through label deals on the table with his manager. Lokolil has the talent, charisma, and realness to make it big. Follow his career and stay locked in for all the music he has planned for 2022.
Check out the video for “You Are My High” below.