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Unveiling the Journey of Exrly: Embracing Music as a Passion

Written by Alexandria Anglade

In an insightful conversation with talented artist Exrly, we delve into his discovery of music, the challenges faced throughout his musical journey, and the artists who have influenced his craft. Exrly's love for music began with an affinity for rhythm and movement, gradually evolving into a deep appreciation for rap and the art of flowing on beats. With a natural knack for freestyling and an unwavering passion for music, Exrly shares his experiences and aspirations in this personal narrative.

Exrly recalls that his passion for music blossomed as he danced to the captivating beats, connecting with the rhythm on a fundamental level. Over time, he found himself drawn to rap and the artistry of artists effortlessly flowing on beats. His innate talent for freestyling and his genuine love for music propelled him to explore this passion further.

While Exrly admits that he hasn't had a specific memorable experience in his musical journey, he highlights the grind and challenges he faced as significant milestones. Staying consistent and managing multiple aspects of his music career proved to be a demanding task. Despite contemplating giving up on multiple occasions, Exrly's unwavering love for music makes it impossible for him to let it go. This resilience and commitment to his craft fuel his determination to overcome obstacles and strive for success.

It wasn't until the end of 8th grade, at the beginning of high school, that Exrly had his first encounter with a studio. Venturing into the booth for the first time, he recorded a song called "Pull Up" in a single take. At that time, Exrly was not yet fully committed to music, going by the name "Young Goofy." However, the song gained popularity, especially on SoundCloud, while he was still in high school. As his dedication to music deepened, he embraced a more serious approach, leading him to rebrand himself as "Exrly," a clever twist on his last name, Early, with an "x" replacing the "a."

Among the artists who have left a significant impact on Exrly's music, XXXTentacion holds a special place. Inspired by XXXTentacion's versatility, Exrly aspires to excel in various genres rather than confining himself to rap alone. He credits XXXTentacion for instilling in him the desire to explore different styles and be proficient in each one. Exrly expresses his genuine admiration for XXXTentacion and reflects on how he wishes he had the opportunity to meet him in person.

Exrly acknowledges that he wasn't always skilled in music, admitting that he initially struggled. However, spending more time in the studio allowed him to evolve and grow as an artist. He emphasizes that there is no such thing as becoming "worse" at music—only continuous improvement and growth.

With a passion for music that knows no bounds, Exrly is on a quest to expand his artistic horizons and refine his craft. Drawing inspiration from his innate freestyling abilities and the influences of versatile artists like XXXTentacion, Exrly strives to create music that transcends genres and resonates with listeners.

As Exrly continues his artistic journey, he remains dedicated to his evolution as a musician, embracing every opportunity to refine his skills and captivate audiences. With a spirit driven by passion and an unwavering commitment to his craft, Exrly is poised to leave a lasting impression in the music industry.

Instagram: @exrly_music

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