Doley Bernays drops another two pack, titled “I Promised.” It is beyond heart felt and this Bronx native openly embraces his true feelings about his intriguing life story. Every song tells a different story with unique viewpoints. In the opening skit, he receives a call from a female in a federal prison. She put into perspective how important it is to invest in yourself and secure your future.
“Eulogies and No Vows”
Doley opens up and displays his true emotions about life changing events. He touched a few sensitive topics that many can relate too. He spoke about witnessing his childhood friends’ parents deal with the death of their children. The emotional roller coaster of having to pick out his friend’s coffins but remain strong for their family. Having to explain to his friend behind bars how their parent died. Many may wonder how he does it, but as you listen to the pain in his cadence, interestingly enough we look forward to these tracks to console us. Growing up he heard more eulogies then vows, he saw more pain than love but somehow he uses his pain to make music we love.
“We made Muddy a promise, Muddy kept every promise”
The second track, is called “I Promise.” Every bar told the story about the passing of his brother, Muddy. He was a genuine soul who motivated everyone to be great. His brother left an impeccable legacy that is unmatched. Known as the “Neighborhood Hero” his hard work and dedication is timeless. Doley let his heart open and spoke the truth about coping. Expressing his emotions in an unparalleled yet lyrical pattern you can hear the story unfold in a rhythmic flow. Doley shows us how he uses pain as power to elevate his music. He utilizes his lyrical talent to help others deal with life changing events.
Both records combined create a timeless vibe that only a true lyricist can make.
Listen to “I Promised” here: