Last month, Chance the Rapper surprised the staff of NPR when he dropped by and participated in their Tiny Desk Concert series. Today, footage from his entire performance has finally been released. Check out his thoughtful, refreshing and incredible set at the NPR office right now.Read More
Still considered a teenager to some, 19-year-old up-and-coming rapper Daye Jack still has a lot of time on his side. Time to ponder about the meaning of life and whether the road he’s taking is the one less travelled.
I don’t mean to sound like a Robert Frost poem, but that’s how Daye Jack’s songwriting has me thinking – a chill tune with an energetic and poetic flow.
Listen to his single, ‘Easy’ now.
Spoken word is a true art form. I’ve been a fan for many years, but it’s pretty rare to watch a spoken word performance that can ignite so much passion and leave you speechless in amazement.
Presented by Button Poetry, Darius Simpson & Scout Bostley have made headlines worldwide with a piece that will give you goosebumps.Read More
So many lives were lost in 2014 and one of them was the great poet, Maya Angelou, whom collaborated on a hip hop album before her passing.
Think instrumentals provided by RoccSrar and J.Rocc laced with her powerful words of poetry.
One of the tracks featured has landed itself an official music video and it’s a MUST WATCH.Read More
If you’re a lover of hip hop, you’ll appreciate this rap/art project from Jay Shells.
Breaking down the lyrical content of songs from artists like Jay-Z, Mos Def, Nas and Kanye, artist Jay Shells has made street signs that pinpoint specific locations in the streets of New York City.
It’s a rather simple concept but the results are pretty clever.Read More
Poet Marshall Soulful Jones pinned this piece titled ‘Touchscreen’ which highlights how out of touch people are becoming with real human interaction due to the advancements in technology and the over use of social media platforms.
Admit it, you’re a victim of it too.
Watch Jones’ performance. It’s great food for thought!Read More