Yelpy was born in Dublin city and was raised in a very musical household. He began playing guitar at the age of 15. While attending Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Dublin – the “Rock School” Yelpy formed the band Whover. Whover toured all over Ireland and played on RTE and BBC television. Their hit song “Ginger Coloured Yellow Man” was awarded song of the week on Dublin’s FM104. Yelpy then formed the band Yellow Room with his two sisters Ruth and Niamh. Yellow Room released two studio albums "Outside" and the self-titled "Yellow Room". They played all over Ireland in such venues as Whelan's (music venue) and The Spirit Store. Today FM featured their hit song “The One”.
In 2010 Yelpy moved to Los Angeles to pursue a solo career as a singer/songwriter. He released his debut single “Feel It” on the 21st November 2014.