There are 2 videos below of me making a Jazz Piano beat. Continue reading
The Death of the Album?
Is this the death of the album? In this internet age that is a very valid question.
The Mystery of Death
The Mystery of Death was the second song I wrote for my zombie rap album Lord of the Dead.Continue reading
What is the Obsession with Zombies?
“What is the obsession with zombies anyway Lav??….” That’s a question I often get asked. And it’s a good question at that…Continue reading
MF Doom Vomit Remix
I did an MF Doom Vomit remix and I recently posted up two videos. One showing you a sneak peek behind the scenes showing you a little bit about how I made the remix. The other video is the actual remix itself.Continue reading
Lord of the Dead
Lord of the Dead
Debut Album From Lord Lav
Lord of the Dead is a Concept Rap Album about being in the middle of a Zombie Apocalypse.
All Music Written, Recorded, and Produced by Lord Lav
Artwork by Rob LuckinsContinue reading
Hate Myself Today
There is a new song I have put up on my YouTube and Soundcloud channels titled Hate Myself Today.Continue reading
Is It Ever Too Late?
The question many people ask when wanting to be a professional musician is, is it ever too late? More to the point, is it ever too late to achieve your dreams or change the present course of your life? Or are you forever doomed to accept your current lot in life?…..Continue reading
Flow and Delivery VS Rhymes and Complexity
There is often a debate as to what is the most important aspect for a rapper. Flow and delivery vs rhymes and complexity.
A lot of rappers make this mistake when they get passed the beginners stage and start to really develop their lyrics beyond simply rhyming. I myself have been guilty of this one in the past.Continue reading
Rap Battling VS Songwriting
There has been vast increase in popularity of battle rap over recent years. This has lead to a debate over whether rappers should venture into rap battling vs songwriting. I touched on this in an old post where I talked about the battle between Canibus VS Dizaster.
The rap battle scene has been growing steadily over the years. There was a time when a battle was something that would break out spontaneously between rappers and it was often very improvised and less pre-planned. Nowadays battles are far more scripted. Many are setup as big events almost like boxing, with rappers going away weeks to months in advance reading up on each other preparing their disses for the big event. Battling now seems to be far more of a separate entity from that of making rap songs. If we were having this debate during the pre-youtube era it would be far more clear cut in favour of songwriting but with the growth and popularity of battling the answer is no longer so obvious.Continue reading