Tag Archives: spiritual

‘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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Duality

Today’s post comes from a sourer of sound who goes by Deniro Farrar releasing his visual masterpiece “duality”. In this video Deniro breaks the mold of traditional music video structure, going against what a modern day rap video looks like, doing away with the money, cars, clothes and hoes mentality. Instead he is depicted in the woods because it’s his natural habitat. Creating the portal to reconnect with life and what is real. Speaking on his two sided-personality and being able to balance both. This video and production is perfect and is a breath of fresh air make sure you stream 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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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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WATER

South African poet Koleka Putma’s blesses our page today with her spirited poem, “WATER”, that address the issues of race and religion with elegant poise and striking honesty. Teaming up with filmmaker Jose Cardoso to bring the poem to life with visuals. This strong message speaks on the duality of water and how it’s purpose and function was for both good and evil. The complex narrative weaves seamlessly between the symbolism of water, blackness and religion. Emphasizing the importance of water with black spirituality, and how the same water is being used to invade Africa. Do yourself a favor and listen to Koleka Putma’s poem “WATER” below and as always…

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Alchemy

Today’s post come from an uplifting soul from Jersey who goes by the name of Kev Décor. This musical magician dispenses golden vibrations as he speaks on the power of alchemy: the power to change lead into gold, or the discipline to shift energy and emotions. Using a sample of Will Smith from the movie Pursuit of Happiness which encourages the listener to protect their dream, and seek new light. Kev explains the hardships of growing up and how he turned his struggle into success. Reminding all of us that we are all a part of the universe and  we are all connected even If on the outside we differ. Motivating listeners to see pass the earthly distractions we face daily and to remain focused on our goals and dreams. Make sure you give Kev a listen below and as always…

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Abraham

Miles Mosley, an upright bassist, composer, producer and co-founder of music collective The West Coast Get Down, celebrates his sense of self on his new single “Abraham.” With help from his band mates and To Pimp A Butterfly’s saxophonist Kamasi Washington, the L.A. jazz musician brings the song to life with charisma, behavior, and confidence. Capturing the emotion of survival while referencing biblical events catapults this song into a higher echelon, one that surpasses time and speaks universally. Stream the song below and as always

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