In which I get all retro and self-sentimental.
When I was younger, I used to put a song on repeat and write whatever it inspired me to write. 608 more words
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For a rapper who’s gained her street cred with punchy one-liners, Snow Tha Product didn’t disappoint in the freshly dropped video for “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done).” The Mexican-American rapper spits the truth backed up by K’Naan, Residente and Riz MC for this track off Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Mixtape. 339 more words
Lin Manuel Miranda doesn’t appear in the “Immigrants” video, but it has some powerful imagery that resonates in light of the current political climate in the world. 227 more words
For the purpose of today’s blog post I analyzed “Nothing to Lose” by K’naan ft. Nas. “Nothing to Lose” is basically of story of how both artist, K’naan and Nas, have overcame the adversaries of there childhood and, therefore, have nothing to lose because they came from nothing. 276 more words
Somalian-born lyricist K’naan can never forget where he came from and he makes it known that he came from the struggle through his music. When he speaks about his country, you can see pride in his face, despite all the havoc and killing that’s going on, he makes it known that he is not ashamed. 279 more words