Posts Tagged ‘ Hip-Hop ’

Deez: Drawing The Line

Drawing The Line‘ was exhibited at the Arch402 gallery by the artist Deez. Deez is a part of the art collective Guns ‘N’ Butta who presented the recent ‘Simpler Times‘ exhibit in Hoxton East London. This set of 3D anaglyph photographs are influenced by Deez past memories.

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Slam The Poet “No Old Smoke Without Fire”

This is a rendition of ‘Slam The Poet’s‘ ‘No Old Smoke Without Fire‘. Tom a.k.a ‘Slam‘ performed this poem in the first round of the ‘Unsigned Sundays – Word 4 Word‘ poetry jam on 9th June 2013; where he achieved 2nd place in the final round of the poetry slam.

At 19 years old ‘Slam‘ performs cutting-edge poetry dealing with the social issues of being a Londoner in 2013. ‘Slam‘ is a leader among his peers, he also has the ability to stand-up next to more seasoned poets who have been reciting poetic rhyme religiously for years.

Slam The Poet‘ is one to watch for 2013 and I will keep you updated about his future appearances and poems.

GTF – Cruel Summer

GTF‘ stands for ‘Got The Formula‘ and consist’s of rapper ‘Blackrein’ and vocalist ‘Jay Harvey’ who both hail from East London. Enjoy their latest musical offering ‘Cruel Summer‘ which in my opinion is a classic track with a stunning video to match. Continue reading

Fat Joe – Ballin’ ft. Wiz Khalifah & Teyana Taylor (Review)

Fat Joe is back on form with a new refined image and a bag of new flows to match. This time around Fat Joe has replaced the ‘Terror Squad’ with Wiz Khalifah and Teyana Taylor who feature on his hot new track called ‘Ballin‘. To be honest the songs major selling point is the video which I have posted below.

Ballin'

Ballin’

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Poetry in Motion

Poetry is life!

From Hip-Hop to film poetry is the tool for communicating real emotion.

There are many who believe they have no understanding of the natural rhythm  of words yet at the same time they appreciate the poetic flows of rappers like Jay-Z, Tupac & Biggie Smalls. Its not just the music industry that is full of poetic language but also television and film are visually encoded with poetic meaning within the scripts and visual production of films like Lord of The Rings, Harry Potter and The Matrix.

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Radio GaGa!

Ever found your self searching through the music television stations looking for your favourite jam but in the process felt like giving up because all you seem to find is Lady GaGa music video’s!

In the UK we have a free digital television service called Freeview. For those of you who do not know: there are only two music video channels on freeview which predominately play pop music. Continue reading