We toy with fire but we cant feel the burns
Our minds have tripped and have not returned
We’re trapped in a spell of our volition
Nothing seems realer than this simulation Continue reading “Love Addict Anonymous”
Have some empathy for the shaky hands and roaming minds
Trying to get the next hit to get by these lonely nights Continue reading “The Strongest Ones Among Us”
Oh my god.
Those peering eyes
Can see the truth in mine.
Continue reading “Paranoia”
I was a stone
I could not bleed
No matter how sharp the spear
I could not feel
No matter how soft the touch
I was a fraud Continue reading “I Was A Stone”
I’ve been fighting
In a war
That does not concern me,
A suffering grass
Shadowboxing an elephant
That did not trample on me. Continue reading “Sweet Surrender”
Dear Kronos, I’m not fooled.
You see I’ve been here so many times that I know your M. O. Trust me. But this time, you overdid yourself. Continue reading “Dear Kronos, I am not fooled “
Take me away
Even for a moment
Take me to that heavenly sanctuary
Where you elope with all your lovers
Take me with you as you jet into the sky
Even though, I’ll be back before it is night Continue reading “Take Me Away (For Mary) “
It must have the fifth listen or the tenth listen, I don’t know; Bas “Too High To Riot” track from the “Too High To Riot” album was playing and Bas dope flow had me nodding my head, vibing as Bas cursed out “all the leaders that’s too high off power” and do dirt in hiding ; then he said “But I am no better” and everything quieted down.
And the words kept echoing in my mind for the next hour while the album played in the background. Continue reading ““But I Am No Better” – Why Bas Is My New Favourite Rapper “
I feel empty but my soul’s heavy
Imprisoned with no one to pay my soul’s levy
I tried to push my problems up a vertical slope
But it crashed down on me and shattered my hope Continue reading “Empty (Part 3) – Heavy Dirty Soul “
“Would you look over Picasso’s shoulder
And tell him about his brush strokes?”
-Dr. Dre, Deep Water
Hello, I started off the post with the above lyric from Dr. Dre because I don’t think it could have been said better than that.
People giving unsolicited opinions is one situation that cannot be avoided when one makes art and the issue of where to draw the line is always going to pop up at different times of one’s journey as an artist. Continue reading “No backseat driving, please. “