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‘God Knows’

Today’s post comes from Naiji Person as he releases his latest masterpiece ‘God Knows” a testimony of Naiji life’s struggles. One that previously only him and God knew about, God Knows isn’t just a song its a blueprint of how faith in better days to come will keep you warm during the coldest nights. Make sure you check this creative lyricist below and as always…

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Flatline

With the heavy saturation of mumble rap and fashion artist in the mass media many Hip Hop fans tend to believe the art of word play and storytelling has died with their generation, this is not true there is a creative wave of artist pushing the envelope and forwarding the art in a positive light. Today’s post features one of those artist, a lyrical juggernaut named  STREET LIGHT an international recording artist from Detroit, MI known for his story-telling ability, genre-blending and lyrical diversity unleashes his latest single ‘Flatline’. A motivational message encouraging listeners to keep going, reminding his fans that they have been through worse and every obstacle placed in front of them serves as a testament to their character today. Street Light recently founded a media management and production company entitled ‘RED EMPIRE’ which atones that STREET LIGHT is not only leading with his words but with action as well. Make sure you stream ‘Flatline’ below and be on the lookout for more content from STREET LIGHT here at DA BASSMENT BLOG and as always…

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“Sorry”

Every artist has their own niche and strengths that makes them unique and Joyner Lucas is a phenom when it comes to painting pictures with his words. Taking situations from peers and re-creating the emotions and feeling through his story telling. On his most recent song “Sorry” Joyner tackles the difficult topic of suicide as he depicts a chilling story of a suicide victim and his friend, posing questions about life looking for answers that will never be answered. Raising the hairs on the back of your neck as he pulls on your heart with his emotional choice of words accompanied with gut-wrenching visuals. Shedding light on a problem most listeners have experienced personally, but don’t discuss publicly. Bringing awareness to suicide and leaving a help-number encouraging listeners to call if they know or feel like committing suicide or having suicidal thoughts. Joyner tells a story and sends a message while delivering great lyrical cadence and flawless musical production. Don’t hesitate to stream “Sorry” below and as always…

 

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Devastated

Joey revisits our page with his new visuals from his motivational song ‘Devastated’. The video is filled with high energy and good vibes exuding nothing but fun and good times. Joey narrates the video perfectly as he speaks about experiences growing up, and how he was able to overcome his past. This song serves as inspiration for anyone who may be in going through a difficult time in their life and need a pick me up. Make sure you stream the video below and as always…

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i am NOT Black, you are NOT White

Today’s post speaks on the many social barriers we place on ourselves through race, Prince EA delivers a heartfelt poem about skin color. With the recent shooting of Alton Sterling and the never ending hate building among-st people who look differently, this poem serves as an elixir to the problem. Pointing out the programming and hypnosis tactics of the media and politicians to divide people from each other instead of uniting. Changing our morals and values, creating hate in a society that is based on labels given by others than ourselves. Posing uncomfortable questions about race, to open our eyes on the way we see each other. Explaining how labels are made to divide us and we are more than labels we are unique human beings. Make sure you stream this video below and as always…

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Audio Push dishes Food For Thought with “BBQ SPOT”

Audio Push provides audio dope off their latest project with the debut single “BBQ Spot.” The title would lead you to believe that this is a fun, care-free summer anthem rather than a political statement dishing food for thought about government conspiracies and systematic programming. Stating how the industry, his enemies and the cops all want to put him in a box, physically and mentally. Furthermore explaining how they maneuver and thrive through a system that was built for failure. Speaking on sensitive current event topics like the San Bernardino shooting suggesting that the one’s doing the shooting are the same one’s running the United States. Warning listeners about prescription drugs and gun control while maintaining a high energy that can be felt and heard at any summer BBQ. Listen as Price & Oktane get a few things off their chest and as always….

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Ghetto Walkin’

Robert Glasper an outstanding jazz pianist pays tribute to Miles Davis 90th birthday with the release of “Everything’s Beautiful”, an 11-track album that is energized by samples from the late-extraordinar’s inventory.Glasper creates a visual for Miles original composition “The Ghetto Walk” featuring Bilal. The spirited video sculpts the faces on the album’s cover overcoming the dark and menacing streets. Using contrasting imagery of dark environments accompanied with the radiance and hum of street lights and police sirens, representing road block or obstacles a young black man in 2016 must face. Everything’s Beautiful features additional cameos from Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Illa J, Phonte, and Georgia Anne Muldrow just to name a few. The release date is set for May 27th be on the lookout in the meantime check out the video to “Ghetto Walk” below and as always

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