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"Dreaming (The Breakthrough)"

While I’ve gone into (a ton of) detail on RapGenius about this track, I’ll still post it here. It’s one of my most-intricate, story-driven and honest track. Death of The King will be a lot of this–honesty and real-life music. 

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New Music from Triple (a/k/a "Stu Madoff")

(Disclaimer: The thoughts expressed in this track do not necessarily reflect the views and beliefs of Speed on the Beat. The artist posted has presented this song as part of his approach to music, and is part of his Stu Madoff rap persona. Listener and viewer discretion is advised due to potentially sensitive subject matter.)   […]

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SOTB on True Blood

In 2010, after graduating from the University of Maryland, I was at a bit of a crossroads. That summer, I ended up (sorta) couch-surfing while working at UMD, saving up money for an apartment for my expanding family. But there was one couch I ended up on more than most, probably because of the fact […]

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Does One Need The Other: Some Thoughts on CM Punk

Let it be known that CM Punk is still one of my all-time favorite talents, WWE or otherwise. I got into the character after the Pipebomb promo and stuck around because the guy could go (I was out of wrestling until the Pipebomb). Plus, even though I’m not a subscriber myself, I could respect his […]

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@LupeFiasco – "Toca Tuesday" Freestyle

Now, I’ll probably get crucified for this. I can see it now. “Speed, you like when Lupe dumbs it down and spits on average n-word foolishness, but don’t like ‘real Lupe.’ No wonder you and him had words on Twitter. You’re underneath him, and you’re a dummy.” And to that, I only can say this.  […]

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Do You: Some Thoughts on Lord Jamar and the LBGT Community

I’m probably months late on completely speaking on this whole thing, but I’d rather have some time to think through everything and create something thought-provoking over something just for views and shock value. That’s why I tend to post reviews of music a week-or-so after the release date; you can’t get everything you need to […]

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Struggles of a Bipolar Artist

Sometimes, I feel as if I’m at the top of the world as I crank out music like a machine. Others? I feel like throwing my equipment against the nearest wall and saying “screw it all.” I’ve done it a couple times; probably why things sound extra no-fi on some tracks. It may not be […]

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