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New SOTBMusic: @BigSean – I Decided.

I’m not going to review Big Sean’s I Decided.¬†album in the traditional sense. At least not now. I’ve been a strong opponent to knee-jerk reactions to albums from critics for a minute. Even my “300 Words or Less” reviews took into account multiple listens, so, again, I leave first listen reviews to other folks. No […]

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Rejected: The Story of Ms. Pink Jacket, Part One

Welcome to a new feature on SpeedontheBeat.com called “Rejected.” In this series, I’ll open up even more than I usually do and talk about some times that I’ve been rejected, either by women or job/writing/rap opportunities because rejection only makes you stronger. Today, we’re talking my “legacy” with someone I’ll name later, in some way. […]

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The "Death" of Marshall

Once upon a time, there was a man. He was a simple man, from simple beginnings in a section of Detroit known as 8 Mile. The man, Marshall as most called him, had an ability with words that made even his melanin-possessing brethren take notice. See, Marshall was a rapper named Eminem who said almost […]

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Taka – "Insane"

Found this one on DMVLife’s Soundcloud. DMV artist Taka (f/k/a Taka Winter)¬†has released his newest track “Insane” a little while back. The cover art’ll make you think it’s some sort of Tech N9ne-esque track and the spoken intro will make you think of Em. And that’s where the similarities end. All I can say is […]

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