EXPLORATION OF SOUND

NEW ALBUM ALERT!!!!!! rASHID AMIR “GRAFFITI LIPS”

NEW ALBUM ALERT!!!!!! rASHID AMIR “GRAFFITI LIPS”

I began making music at an early age, writing poorly skilled raps and making the most horrid beats and instrumentals. Over time I strengthened my skills until it became second nature. I had to keep listening and following others while trying to find myself and my voice. How could I attract the ears of fellow Hip-Hop heads just as those before me have done? What art could I REALLY create?

Graffiti Lips is just that. Art spoke from the lips of an emcee. I do not have the album choc-full of any one thing in particular but found myself honing in on the craft of rap rather than worrying about current 'trends' and trying to fit in. I wanted to do something that felt genuinely and UNAPOLOGETIC me and I still feel that I might have missed my mark. As a creative, I feel we all have a responsibility to express with the goal of perfection. But what's perfect? Through the process of making this album and getting older and more mature, I feel I finally started figuring out who I am and need to be. It was important for me to create something I wanted to create with the emphasis on me. Music is about expression, about emotion, about pain. Like any other forms of art, music has a way of bringing out reflections of life that otherwise might go unnoticed.

NOWUSAY PRESENTS:

 TRIPPIN' OVER WIRES

 

Trippin’ Over Wires is an eclectic collection of Hip Hop musical styles. Those styles range from Lo-Fi, Boom Bap with a dash of modern sound, all to create NowUsay’s unique style. Please take a listen, better yet a journey through sound. Seven different levels of it to be exact. If Dante had his inferno, NowUsay has his melodious homebase.  

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RME "ROLL MODELS" 

Rashid Amir and Jebari Mandela are back at it again with another installement. Roll Models is a feel good project, which can be played as a soundtrack for life. 

 
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The Heartbeat of LABK’s Summer Nightz is a collaboration of songs with various artist. This album will be a compilation album that will have various aims and spices of the industry. It will ideally be distributed at the end of the summer.