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An interview with True God, Part Four

Today, I sit down with #TeamDAR compatriot True God once again to make heads or tails of, pretty much, his life since his whole world ended. Things get real, even more so than usual in this one. So, sit back and let’s begin. It’s going to be a hell of a ride. SOTB: So True, […]

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After Songs For…: The Aftermath

#SONGSFOR817 on Google#SONGSFOR817 on Amazon 8:30PMLaurel Regional Hospital, ER WardSunday, August 18th, 2013 A day removed from my 25th birthday and the release of Songs For…, I found myself in what had become a common sight for me over the past week or so: face up in a hospital bed with a IV of Ativan […]

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The Road to Songs For… (#OneTilFOR): Rehabilitation

#SONGSFOR817 is tomorrow. Check it out! If you’re reading this and I’ve been kind of quiet on the social media front, I’ve taken a step to rehabilitate myself even further. No, I didn’t finally succeed in killing myself. Wednesday, in the middle of writing about the reason I went “unhinged,” I began having panic attacks. […]

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The Road to Songs For… Part Four (#TwoTilFOR)

After my unhingedness began, I began going after everyone within earshot. Aside from #RAQUEL RELOADED/#ONEYEARLATER, I dropped a song entitled “Unhinged Speed.” This track was a diss of sorts, which was part Kendrick’s verse on “Control,” part-I’m-losing-my-mind-and-I’m on a few-and-I’m-pissed-off-at-everyone. Suffice to say, I lost a lot of supporters because of it. Months later, I made […]

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The Road to Songs For…, Part Two (#FourTilFOR)

(This is part two of a series of blogs leading up to the release of Songs For… on Saturday) Sometime in 1996Baltimore, MD My father beat me. My father in 1942. Yes, he was thatold. That’s not one of those things that’s too out of the ordinary. I’m “black” and my parents were older than most. […]

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The Road to Songs For…, Part One (#FiveTilFOR)

(This series of blogs fleshes out some of the incidents that led to the creation and finalization of the no-fi masterpiece Songs For…) July 24, 2012Hyattsville Circuit CourtHyattsville, MD10:30 AM I just walked out of a courthouse in Hyattsville, family in tow. Holding a paper with the two words that secured my freedom, “Nolle Prosequi,” I […]

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