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Does @TheWeeknd Seek Mortality?

A year or so ago, Yoh of DJBooth delivered a piece that gave an in-depth look into his theory about The Weeknd being a vampire. From “The Hills” to “Can’t Feel My Face,” there was an analysis that The Weeknd is now an immortal being who embraced his power by killing off his elders. This […]

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WIRTB Review: Lil’ Wayne’s Rebirth

Rap-rock is a predominant force in the hip-hop movement. If there wasn’t a “Walk This Way,” it’s possible that hip-hop and rap music wouldn’t have caught on in the wild-fire way they did. Heck, rap-rock and nu-metal helped create legends out of Linkin Park and, for better or worse, Fred Durst. But, for every “In […]

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Welcome to SpeedontheBeat.com Version 3.0

Still gives me a reason About two years ago, after I got in some ish, but before I started having Thursday DaemonsĀ (see left), I restarted my blog under my new “stage” name, Speed on the Beat. Utilizing a simple Blogspot account, I touched on many issues–personal and otherwise–while showcasing my ability to analyze and make […]

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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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