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SOTBMusic: Catching Up with Shokus Apollo

Continuing with the interview energy SpeedontheBeat.com has had since the calendar turned over to 2019, I decided to link back up with Shokus Apollo to talk about his music and his life. Apollo has always been one of those artists who’s very laid back, but still lyrically sound. He doesn’t stress about the perplexities of […]

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Life as an Indie Artist, as told by @brainrapp

Photo Credit: @BrainRapp I asked indie hip-hopper and friend Brain Rapp to tell me a bit about his plight over the past few years. I also asked him to give some advice to others who may be thinking about pursuing an indie hip-hop career/passion. So, enough of me…Brain, take it away, my brother.Life as an indie […]

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Speed on the Beat Interviews: The Renaissance

A couple months back, I introduced you to The Renaissance, a college student who also made noise as a visual and audio artist. After hearing his Social Colour mixtape (a mixtape that is like Coloring Book mixed with R4/KWH and some old-school Ye vibes), I wanted to chat it up with the 19-year college artist. Finally, after […]

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PA Volume 22: How Much Does Attention Cost?

NSFW Warning/Disclaimer:  PA (short for “Profound Assholes”) is a series on SpeedontheBeat.com where I have a no-punches-pulled conversation with a friend about a hot-button issue (yay cliches!). That friend is usually none other than Drizzle Sez formerly of DrizzleSez.wordpress.com, who co-created the PA format (go check out his site. It’s still live and still kicks […]

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@DKakaWayneWatts – "Soon As We Get Up"

You know that when I get a track from one of my musical brothers from another, I always contemplate just dropping it and spamming the world with tweets about it. I’ve done it with True and a slew of other artists that I rock with on a personal level. This time was no different, although […]

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