The Marvelous Adventures of the Wayback Machine is finally here! After what seemed like bloody ages, me and Drunk Pedestrians have finally released our first collaborative project together! Continue reading
So here’s the Mississippi Delta 1920 music video which is the first track off of the ‘Marvelous Adventures of the Wayback Machine‘ a Rap EP all about time travel. This song takes us to Mississippi Delta during the year 1920 and is about the prominence of the blues from that area as well as a look at the awful idea that was prohibition. Basically, I’m rapping about everything from blues to booze!! Go check it out here; Continue reading
So here’s the first rap verse for 3D. These are the lyrics for my beat I did the making of a while back titled making a Grime instrumental from scratch. When writing the lyrics I tried to come up with ideas and similes based on being three dimensional and not just some carbon copy. Or trying to limit yourself in order to fit in. That’s the basic idea and premise behind this track. Continue reading
I have plans for a new Style of live set! If you’ve ever come to see me live or watched any of my live streams from Periscope you’ll know I love to freestyle and come with some crazy live improvised rhymes. To me this is an important part of Hip Hop as I always want to perform my recorded songs but also want to balanced that with things that are free and improvised because then I know people get something different every show, even if you were to follow me to every gig on every tour. It adds an extra element that can only be demonstrated in a live situation. This is why I talk about the importance and benefits learning to freestyle for all you beginner rappers out there.
There’s been a change in my politics recently, particularly in recent months. A very sharp change in fact. After my country’s recent decision to leave the EU that’s become all the more apparent. There was once upon a time I dreamed of the UK leaving the EU and seriously hoped that would happen. Yet ironically when it came to actually voting, I chose to Remain and was similarly depressed by our democratic decision to leave. So how and why did my politics change so much and what was my politics in the first place?? Continue reading
I’ve been learning from Drum and Bass MCs recently. It’s a genre I’ve always loved and been a fan of as well as Jungle but it’s only with this song I’ve been working on with producer Al Pack that I’ve finally had a chance to try and flex my own skills as an MC in that genre. As I showed in my post and video a Hip Hop Artist’s First Attempt at Drum and Bass. Continue reading
There is power in simplicity and limitation! That’s something I’ve been reminded of this week… Continue reading