Monthly Archives: September 2011

Teachers

Just try not to get fired up. Advertisements

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It’s all about the lyrics.

Great story on the power of making music in schools in Flint, Michigan.

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I was allotted a lotta the brain wattage…

I like hieroglyphics, but I love Hieroglyphics. The bay area hip hop consortium has produced classic albums individually and together. Each member has a distinct style and strength, but Pep Love is the most consistent wordsmith, achieving heights of lyrical … Continue reading

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Shiny Suit Theory

I have to admit it. I once was (and still am a little) caught up in the Jay Electronica hype. After listening to the Willy-Wonka-&-Eternal-Sunshine-sampling “The Pledge” in 2009, I thought I heard the future of hip hop excellence. Ridiculous … Continue reading

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I learned how to build mics in my workshop class

Thanks Q-tip, for the title of this post. Best to have “Award Tour” in the background as you read. I’ve been doing workshops on writing science songs for a while now. Derrick and I invented the baseline format for a … Continue reading

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