"I like sharing ideas to help refine how I, and people who read my work, filter what we experience in the world."
Art, more so than any other discipline, captures the emotion of what it means to be human. And of all the art disciplines, music is the most powerful.
I’ve always felt that an emcee’s lyrics were a reflection of their emotional maturity and critical thinking abilities.
"Otayo takes that framing and applies it to the pressure society places on the oppressed to view the world in a way that will reinforce their oppression."
From double entendres to metaphors to word play, Fred the Godson is likely more clever than your favorite rapper.
Part 3 of a music series that explores dope music made with artistic integrity— music that’s about something more than just the turn up.
Aniefre Essien's review of Mark Battle’s "Before the Deal" album, the second article in the Music For the Rest of Us column.