deM atlaS – Perfect Day

I recently finished my first book and 6 hours ago, I sent it to a publisher. Today got me feeling like…

The elder statesmen of self-deprecation

slug

“If you find yourself at any point putting more thought into how the audience is gonna take it than what your relationship is with what you wrote, that’s making you less of an artist and more of a marketing analyst.”

– Slug from Atmosphere 

Link to full interview HERE 


 

Top 10 Intellectual Rappers – listverse.com

If I were a rapper, I would want the title “Most Intelligent in the Game.” I think that would feel pretty good. I agree with the names on this list, although I’ve never listened to Kool Keith. Aesop at number one, huh? He certainly packs ’em in and uses words that few others are using. If you follow my blog at all, you know I’m going to mention Shad. I know he hasn’t been around as long as some of these other guys, but he certainly fits the bill of “intelligent.” I’ll stop before I get too fan boy on my own blog, but I hope brotha Shad won’t stop slaying tracks till he’s unanimously atop all these lists. 

Top 10 list LINK HERE