From mysticism to music and everything in between, it all plays a part in who I’ve been and who I am. I’m a writer, musician and artist with a passion for life. I am, and I’ve been, a lot of other things, but those are the simplest terms I can use at the time, since I find myself somewhat difficult to make sense of, kind of like life itself.

I was born and raised in Honduras, Central America, until the age of nine, and now I live in BC, Canada. Growing up in such different environments, I’ve been able to look at life from opposite perspectives, and I’ve always questioned many things a lot of us might take for granted.

I struggle with being the best I can be, because I understand that we are all one big family, that love and understanding are the keys to overcoming all our obstacles, yet I find it extremely challenging, in this day and age, to live in a way that reflects that. Nonetheless, I know it’s not impossible, and I know how important it is to continue moving forward in the face of adversity, so I continue to create in hopes that I can inspire others, just like the greats who have inspired me on my journey up until now.

I love life so much that I often fear losing it. Uncertainty about the afterlife makes me cling to what I cherish most in this life. However, even though sometimes existential dread may get the better of me until it almost paralyzes me, I know I’ve been blessed beyond belief, and this ultimately keeps me going. I love my family, I love my wife Maria more than anything, and I love creating. I know that there’s so much I’m interested in learning, so much I’m interested in doing, in experiencing, and there’s only so much time in life, so there’s really no time to waste on anxiety.

I’ve always been a bit of an overthinker, and at some point I thought it would be interesting to see what could happen if I started writing down ideas in free form whenever I felt the inspiration. I also want to convey ideas that will make people think, just as so many books I’ve read have inspired me to think and to question things the reality we all perceive as normal.

I’ve been influenced by lots of amazing music, from the ethereal dreamscapes of Pink Floyd or Brian Eno to the soothing, calm reggae jams with wisdom-filled lyrics of Bob Marley, or the vivid pictures painted by 2Pac in his lyrics, narrating not only his own struggles, but those of his community. I love reading and learning as well, especially about life, about spirituality and the human spirit and mind. I find great wisdom in all the spiritual traditions I’ve studied up till now, in books such as The Bhagavad Gita and The Bible, in the writings of Manly P. Hall, of Swami Vivekananda, of Aldous Huxley, among many others, and in amazing stories of perseverance such as Viktror Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning.”

Music is my biggest obsession. I’ve been writing and recording raps since 2011, and also been producing for many years, both hip-hop beats as well as more experimental music, branching into trance/techno, or ambient and trip-hop. Music is magical to me, and I often wonder how sounds, even when there are no lyrics involved, can create feelings in us. I have lots of different methods of making music, whether sample-based or from scratch. I use FL Studio and most recently my MPC One and Digitakt. I’ve released quite a few EPs and albums, some of which are available on all streaming platforms and some only on Bandcamp.

As I continue living and growing, I plan to keep on creating for as long as I can, and to keep sharing my creations with whoever will be willing to listen, and I appreciate each and every person who is with me on my journey.

much love

~ rebel eye

Listen to my music:

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/561X5APMrh7xWyWrLgKbhq

Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/rebel-eye/1620644399

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rebeleyemusic

Bandcamp: https://rebeleyemusic.bandcamp.com/

YouTube (Main): www.youtube.com/channel/UCKyA8zKq1i8_061HyejFFVw

YouTube (Mixtapes & Remixes): www.youtube.com/user/YoungRicoMusic

Follow Me & Contact Me:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RebelEyeMusic/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/officialrebelrico/

e-mail: officialrebelspirit@gmail.com