Category Archive: Music

Oct 21

Poets And Rappers: Surprisingly Similar

HOW DARE YOU DISS MY CRAFT?!?!

There’s a common question that my bro friends love to debate: is rap poetry? The answer seems to be fairly unanimous amongst all of them. “Of course rap is poetry,” they say. “It rhymes and is about things.” After all, there’s hardly a difference between, say, Robert Hayden’s usage of the phrase “elephant ears” to …

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Aug 22

5 Ways To Become An Indie Sensation

This seems stupid...

In modern music, there is a prevailing, if not paradoxical, notion that the less popular you are, the more talent you have. People think that a mainstream audience cannot digest true genius, and so genius must be on the fringes of what is popularly known. Makes sense, right? Sure, hacks like Katy Perry and Lady …

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