One of Philadelphia’s most promising acts goes by the name of Yak Yola. This past week, he dropped a video for his single “Poppin Off”, and it’s apparent that his gritty style is here to stay.
We’ve covered Yak Yola before on Chiefers, and the young Philly artist’s name has been popping up all over the internet. Drop after drop, he continues to offer indisputable evidence that he deserves the spotlight. Yola‘s trademark style is very representative of his hometown, yet he raises the bar even higher for himself. He went crazy on this KingMirTheGreat beat, complemented by some fire direction from Ishell Vaughan.
His high level of energy and grit encourages his audience to wonder about his story, and he seems very eager to speak his mind. In this attention-grabbing video, he perfectly matches the audio aspect of his brand with visuals. Filmed in one of NYC’s premier recording studios, Penthouse, it’s clear that Yak Yola is starting to get acclimated with a lavish life at the top. In just a week he broke 100k, it’s safe to say he’s “Popping Off”. Come take a look at the latest from Yak Yola below.