With a newly captive audience, Hulvey is inviting listeners into the most intimate and vulnerable topics he’s ever written on, he pays homage to his Brunswick roots with his new EP, “Perry Lane Pack”. Reflecting on childhood dreams, what he values after they’ve come to fruition, and navigating the new tension of a newfound public platform, the EP closes out one of Hulvey’s artist-defining, breakthrough years in 2023, marked by a first headlining tour, viral hits like “No Longer Bound,” “Altar,” and “WALK,” as well as 3 Billboard Chart spots.
Growing up in Brunswick, GA off of Perry Lane, the “Perry Lane Pack” is Hulvey’s way of paying homage to where he is from. Featuring 4 new tracks with production from Carvello, Lasanna “Ace” Harris and more, Hulvey explores a variety of sounds and feelings. Listeners will be delighted by worshipful melodies, soulful rhythms and deep introspection. The title track for the project, “Perry Lane,” sees Hulvey pour out vulnerable moments in his life that impacted him deeply and connects them to who he is today. You hear courage in Hulvey’s voice as he shares these stories and processes his current reality leaving you with a sense of hope. “I dreamed for so long of truly doing this rap thing. I didn’t know what would come with it. This song uncovers the trauma that started when I was cut from the basketball team and the way it affected my personal relationships” says Hulvey. “It reminds me of “Sing About Me” or “Im Dying of Thirst” by Kendrick and “Change” by J Cole. It’s pure storytelling from my perspective. Welcome to Perry Lane.”
Alongside the album, Hulvey visually takes his fans back to his hometown in his latest video on YouTube, “A Day On Perry Lane.” Visiting the homes he grew up in, friends and mentors who shaped who he is today and places that played a major role in his story, people will be able to get a small taste of Brunswick and who Hulvey really is.
Hulvey, a twenty-four year old Brunswick, GA native, went from dropping out of college and scrubbing toilets at Publix to becoming Reach Records’ latest breakout hip hop artist. His music has quickly developed into his sonic calling-card, but to fully appreciate the music is to know who Hulvey the person is. His child-like wonder and reverence for his Creator motivates his desire to reflect the beauty of Christ through tastefully refined music.
Signing with Reach Records in 2019, he immediately went to work, releasing a slew of compelling singles, five EP’s and his debut, self-titled album, Christopher, in the span of four years. Now in 2023, leaning more so into his soulful melodic sound alongside his introspective raps, Hulvey is already having an artist-defining, breakthrough year. Releasing 5 singles so far this year, 3 of which Held spots on Billboards’ Hot Christian Songs, with No Longer Bound peaking at #19, with 16 total weeks on the chart, and Altar peaking at #25, with 7 total weeks on the chart and lastly, WALK featuring GRAMMY Award winning artist Lecrae also spent five weeks on the Hot Christian Songs chart peaking at #5.