“Real” doesn’t quite make the cut for an adjective when listening to music from upcoming Philly emcee, Jody Yobro. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he was raised in two of Philly’s most notorious hoods- The Bottom, Elmwood- and he has the experiences to vividly illustrate his work.
His first single, “Therapy” is the first display of his storytelling abilities, the first offer of his genius, to the public. The song, weaved with anecdotal prose, speaks to the artist’s ability to use wordplay to his advantage. He’s extremely personal with his words to the point where much of his rapping seems soliloquous.
Jody Yobro casts no veneer over any of the experiences he spits about, moving crowds with his lyricism in tandem with his unquenchable passion on the stage. In this short interview, we f