Category Archives: Music

Caleborate “Make Me & Take Me”

Many props go to Caleborate for keeping his head on straight and going for what he wanted. Back in 2012 my brother, another associate, and I put together what was known as the East Bay Hip-Hop Music Festival. We brought … Continue reading

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Nick James: On the Rise

  I ran across this interview with a local artist, Nick James, and I thought I’d share it. I really respect James’s passion for not only creating art, but thinking of ways to grab his audience and hold their attention … Continue reading

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Resistance…

Man, have I been behind. I’m behind on writing, I’m behind on releasing music, and I’m behind on taking account for myself. I should have released a song over a week ago and I did not. I have failed myself. … Continue reading

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On Letting Go…

  Sure I posted this song to Soundcloud on the last possible day of the month to reach my song a month goal, but I did it! I kept wanting to change more and more with Open until I told … Continue reading

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Inspiration May Be Around the Corner

I’m proud of myself for not quitting when I felt stuck. The latest song I’ve been working on has been yet another challenge for me. Sometimes I’d spend hours on this song only to take elements out. And sometimes I … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely

“If you can’t take your goals seriously, how do you expect anyone to take you seriously?” Maybe I heard this quote before; maybe I haven’t. Or maybe the quote is a hybrid of quotes. No matter the origin, I thought … Continue reading

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The Beauty in Music

  One beauty that creating music offers is the ability to take inspiration from another musician and to make their sound your own. I’m not going to lie, I was heavily influenced by Chris Brown’s “Party” instrumental while making this … Continue reading

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