For Terria, one of those gifts is her voice without a doubt. Listening to her recent work, titled Amplified, there’s a lot that I could unpack with it. One thing fasho is she wears her heart on her sleeve on these records, but that’s what makes it enjoyable as a listener.
What can I say about this 4 track EP? For starters, it’s like a quick dose filled with pure vibes man.
TRANSCRIPT Who is L.A.Z? Like his IG handle @flowz4daze, it’s self-explanatory. But before I get into the topic of this post I want to give a backstory to you guys. The first time I met him was in college and at that time we both were rapping and making songs. I had the honors […]
Suppose rap died some time ago. I would say it died because the art of it made the person matter more than the art itself. A better way of putting it is this. If I’m a painter, then what I paint on the canvas must come before me. I’m merely a vessel for its existence. […]
“What do we do with false prophets?” I’m just gonna get right into it y’all. Around the 6–7 minute mark J. Cole begins to speak about meditation and his reasons for it. I thought that was dope because there’s a lot of research (here, here and here) that supports how impactful it can be if […]
What if some forms of shame in our society proved to be useful? Writer’s note: This post is just a response to a video I saw @Jessiereyez speaking about equal treatment of the sexes around sex and shame. “it’s not fair that women almost are not encouraged to hold the amount of people that they’ve had […]
“I’ll write a check to the IRS, my pockets get slim Damn, do I even have a say ‘bout where it’s goin’? Some older nigga told me to start votin’ I said “Democracy is too fuckin’ slow” If I’m givin’ y’all this hard-earned bread, I wanna know Better yet, let me decide, bitch, it’s 2018 […]
Whether it’s Google’s manipulative search results, YouTube’s ad-pocalypse or Twitter’s shadow banning, it’s all the same. Censorship. It’s a word that’s been receiving a lot of attention lately. Just recently I read that Spotify, a music-streaming platform, was making a move to bar the infamous pied piper himself, R. Kelly, from their curated playlists. Now that’s […]
“Whether from a disease or from a bullet, I wouldn’t be mad, I lived my life to the fullest.” — Joe Budden Right off top, I wanna say I don’t think about dying no time soon. Even before the accident, it was always like that. Matter of fact, I remember a good friend of mine who never wanted […]
Who Said This Rhyme?
Back again with the third installment of Behind The Beats. This time, I talk about a song I made from a sample that reminded me of someone I know. Enjoy!
Once again we back with another segment of Behind The Beats. This time, we take a trip down memory lane and see how From The Bottom Up came to be. Enjoy!
Every beat ever made always come with a back story so here’s the story Behind The Beat I call Russia. Skip to 1:33 for the breakdown of everything. Enjoy!