Clyde Kelly is an independent rapper and songwriter from North Carolina. He combines elements of hip-hop, reggae, and indie rock with lyrics about self-awareness, positivity, and determination.
He co-founded record label Halliburton Productions in May 2016, and released his debut album Not Rich Yet the following November. The second single, "Magic," gained popularity on Spotify's Hip-Hop Central playlist, and the album broke one million cumulative streams by February 2017. His sophomore effort, LRx, debuted in May 2017 at number thirty-nine on the iTunes R&B/Soul top charts. He plans to release one single every month in 2018.
Clyde has been profiled in The Daily Pennsylvanian, The Wharton Journal, DJBooth, HipHopDX, and Poets & Quants. He has opened for artists such as T-Pain and Yung Joc, and currently resides in Los Angeles.