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"Eyezon delivers his lyrics with a religious conviction, but is
blessed with a great sense of timing. He has the ability to alter his
rhyme schemes constantly, but without losing sight of the cadence of
the mystery man's beats." -

Eyezon, the South-African born, Northern California resident is set to
envelop new fans in an album that delves into life, love, loss, and
struggle on his sophomore full-length A People Like Us.
With A People Like Us, Eyezon touches on variety of subjects,
including the dangers and racism that were rampant in South Africa
during his childhood as well as common issues of love, loss, abortion,
and homelessness. When asked about A People Like Us, Eyezon says the
title was a reflection of "the struggles that a common people can
relate to." The album is brimming with the depth of emotion, vibrancy,
and insight that is often put on the backburner in mainstream hip-hop
On the song "Lord Hold Me" Eyezon dissects his struggles, dreams, and
pain. The accompanying video explores the problem of homelessness in
the United States by juxtaposing images of Eyezon with startling facts
about our nation's poor.

Shot by Ethan Lader(T-Pain/2 Pistols 'She got it', Mullage 'Trick'N', J*Davey 'mister mister')
the video challenges our complacency and sheds light on an
issue that is often overlooked.

Paying homage to Common on "I StillLove Her (Hip Hop)" Eyezon reveals the beginning of his infatuation
with hip-hop as a child in South Africa. Hailing from a culture that
so far as banned rap music for its political connection to the
nation's oppressed, Eyezon could only hear hip-hop on the mix tapes
and recorded radio shows that his uncle brought back from the U.S.
Although Eyezon did not yet know English, he found something
intriguing in the music and began to learn the rhythms of the
A People Like Us was produced entirely by Charlotte, North
Carolina-based producer Sean Lane(
Initiated through online communities and,
the bi-coastal duo shared a love of music, and decided to digitally craft
A People Like Us through file sharing.
The fruit of his years of labor, A People Like Us stands as a testament to
the messages of inspiration and perseverance he delivers in his

....A People Like us was released as a soft release via interdependent Meida in 09'
and Eyezon has since parted ways with the label and has been growing the music via Shows with his live band...
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At 12:29am on January 27, 2010, Richard Lukens said…
hey how you doin? just checking in on your page... listening to your tunes

At 3:38pm on January 22, 2010, Richard Lukens said…
Hi... how are you? Thanks for the note earlier... we want to do many things down here at the Craneway Pavilion, so all ideas are welcome... nice color scheme to your page by the way...

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