Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/songwriter Eli (formerly known as Eli Beth) released her debut single with "Careless" last November featuring Fresh & Local's own J.Nolan. That video went on to receive over 15,000 views and was added in rotation to a number of radio stations including ABL Radio based in Atlanta. After taking some time to properly focus on her acting career, Eli has returned with another offering in the form of "Hustle." This record gives a glimpse into Eli's versatility as an artist. Listeners might remember Careless as a vulnerable neo soul inspired jam, where Hustle gets more to the grit of her drive and determination. Sound wise, producer Kent Murphy brought a more modern style to the table which allows Eli to bounce and put some of her unique personality on display while still flexing vocally.

The music video (directed by Jason Walle) gets into Eli's songwriting process, calling her team in the beginning so she can formulate her ideas during a tumultuous time. It almost seems like she's breaking out of an episode of writer's block, then she just began writing how she truly feels. Once she opens up, the words and melodies just started flowing freely. It's a dope depiction because many artists and creatives say they suffer from blocks, but it's normally just a fear of writing something bad or not up to par. When you remove those doubts and just bare your soul into the project, that's normally where the magic lies. The video doubles down as an inspiration piece also showcasing the hustle of a boxer getting up at 4:30am for training, a young jockey working on her horseback riding craft, in addition to Eli hitting the studio to bring this song to life in a literal sense. We're looking forward to the proper release of Eli's full length debut (TBA) and we'll be sure to update once details are announced. Until then, continue to enjoy this new song and video. Follow Eli on social media (Instagram & Twitter).

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