How “Ha” Sings the Blues

To listen to the Feel the Void podcast “Episode 7: How 'Ha' Sings the Blues”, press play below or click here to check out all episodes. When I was a kid, around 14-15, I was in my parents basement in the summer trying to bench press a measly 50 lbs when a new video came on BET. I never put the weight locks on, so when I heard what I considered trash at the time, one arm gave in, tilting the bar to the right as a 25 lb weight slid off and ran...

Episode 6: Bush, the Butcher in Chief

The latest episode of Feel the Void centers around former American president George W. Bush who left office in January of 2009 with a very low approval rating. Thanks to the mainstream media, he's gone on a rehab tour to recover from his low favorability wounds. This episode is a brief diatribe against his crimes in Iraq and the corporate media's refusal to treat his lies as lies, and instead label his invasion of Iraq as simply a mistake.

Surface Level Freestyles, 1.01

If you've been keeping up with our social media, you've probably heard about the project Reasun and myself are working on. It's an artistic endeavor entirely composed of off the top freestyles over simple production; nothing overproduced, neither the rhymes, vocals or beats. I personally like the vulnerability of the approach. To start, we are releasing individual tracks every Friday on our respective Soundcloud pages (Reasun's SC, Proseed's...

Muamin Collective on ‘Applause Performances’

Muamin Collective has been active in the Cleveland hip-hop scene for the better part of two decades. I’ve been blessed to know them and share the stage a few times, and was invited out to perform in Cleveland once at a cool, intimate venue known as the Grog Shop (Cleveland Heights). Previously a duo that included MC Josiah "Zion" Quarles and Aaron "aLiVe" Snorton, the group has expanded to include producer and singer James “Jungle”...

KRS-ONE and Repetition

To listen to the Feel the Void podcast "Episode 5: KRS-ONE and the Literary Device of Repetition", press play below or click here to check out all episodes. KRS-ONE is a household name in the world of hip hop, a larger than life pioneer from hip-hop’s Golden Era dating back to the 1980s, and there are plenty of articles centered around his most influential and important songs, both as a solo artist and as the emcee for BDP, some of which...