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Penmanship on point

I haven’t jotted down lyrics in a while. When that inspiration hits though, I need to grab pen and pad and just let the words flow. I was waiting in line at the bank today, which can take a while, and I was already playing around with a couple of rhymes in my head when […]

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Art Technique Form

I wrote this short essay for my friend’s zine because I know he loves skateboarding and art and the two are one and the same. Sort of. “It’s art. It’s technique. It’s form… It’s what looks good!” J. Dill, On the topic of skateboarding Skateboarders are naturally creative. They need to be. The world is their canvas […]

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Music Writing

5 Verses

I listen to a lot of rap music. I even spent a few of my teenage years jotting down lyrics of my own and performing them at various open mic sessions. The thing that amazes me the most about rap music is the skill certain rappers have to describe everyday life, the extraordinary people they […]