Cypher Sessions

Hello everyone, and welcome to the 12th entry of Cypher Sessions. In this issue we will be addressing the power of music (mainly Hip Hop) and how it, along with other forms of art, can be one of the best coping mechanisms out there. Sounds fairly simple, but there is actually a bit more to it then that as music has always been something that’s been an aid in my life. With the recent tragedy happening in Aurora, Music is no doubt a coping mechanism for others right now as well. Let’s jump right in.

Music is one of the oldest forms of expression out there, and as we bob and weave our way through the day it has become one of the greatest pulses of a nation, a people, and a world with regards to how each of these is feeling at a given time. It was how people…

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The Strongest Coping Mechanism out there: Music & Hip Hop

Hello everyone, and welcome to the 12th entry of Cypher Sessions. In this issue we will be addressing the power of music (mainly Hip Hop) and how it, along with other forms of art, can be one of the best coping mechanisms out there. Sounds fairly simple, but there is actually a bit more to … Continue reading The Strongest Coping Mechanism out there: Music & Hip Hop

Shook Ones: Besides Black Hippy, Slaughterhouse, & Honors English, why are artists so scared to take risks?

Hello and Welcome to the 11th installment of Cypher Sessions. In this issue we will be exploring a question that seems to be kind of hushed, mainly because it's a question that most believed to be answered: why are most Hip Hop artists scared to take artistic risks? It's a predicament that is somewhat layered, … Continue reading Shook Ones: Besides Black Hippy, Slaughterhouse, & Honors English, why are artists so scared to take risks?

The Dreaded “H” word in Hip Hop, and how things are going to hopefully change for the better

Hello everyone, and welcome to the 10th issue of Cypher Sessions, and it has been one hectic and fulfilling ride. I just want to thank everyone that has been reading the blog since day one, and I definitely appreciate everyone that has joined us at various intervals throughout the process; ten down, hopefully thousands more … Continue reading The Dreaded “H” word in Hip Hop, and how things are going to hopefully change for the better