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Envious: A Rapper on the Rise

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It has been said that the formula for success is quite simple, and it involves hard work, dreams, and determination. With these three things in your pocket, anything is possible. Lucky for Envious (rap alias of Cody Heims), he has all these and so much more, as he sets out to become the next big thing in the world of rap.

 Cody Heims, more popularly known as Envious, is an up-and-coming rapper based out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He recently released two singles, “Nightmares” and “Dreamin’”, and will soon release his new songs “Anxiety” and “Dear Mama” on major music streaming platforms.

At the moment, Envious is in the process of creating his album, “Pieces of Myself” which is an 8-track album with each song representing a fragment of his personality. He describes the first two songs off the album, “Nightmares” and “Dreamin’”, as “yin and “yang”, wherein the former talks about the bad dreams he has faced before, and the latter talking more about these dreams.

An artist in every sense of the word, Envious is very hands-on with his music as he takes on the role of being the rapper, producer, and songwriter. He takes inspiration from the artists he listened to when he was young and that inspired him to pursue rap, including Eminem, NF, Machine Gun Kelly, Logic. Recently, he also participated in one of the world’s largest rap competitions, Coast 2 Coast’s Virtual Rap Contest.

Aside from his music, Cody Heims also dabbles in acting, having appeared in the short films Phases of Mahina and P.W.N.A.G.E: People with No Actual Girl Experience. He has also tried out for The X Factor Season 3 and was able to pass through the first round of auditions.

The 27-year old Cody Heims chose to take on the rap name Envious as people keep envying for his defining trait: his positivity. When asked what makes him stand out from other rappers, he says, “I’m very persistent, I won’t stop until I get to where I want to be or what I want. I learn how to do things very quickly and apply them at an exceptional level. I’m very humble and respect any artist out there grinding.”

While Envious is a hardworking artist of his own, he does not forget the love and support that his family gives him. The self-proclaimed mama’s boy declares that one of his biggest supporters is his mom, and calls her his #1 fan. He also gets support from his siblings, which include his older brother Christian, and his identical twin, Corey, who is a dabbles in rap like him.

It was the legendary rapper Eminem once said that “You can make something of your life. It just depends on your drive.” With a brain full of talent and a heart full of determination, Envious is set to make his idol’s words come true, and leave his mark in the world of music.

To know more about Envious, you can send him an email at enviousofficialmusic@gmail.com, check out his website, or follow him at his social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. His music is also available to stream on Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube.

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