Detecting Hip Hop’s Roots In Poetry

Well if you’re listening to any of the artists I’ve recommended in previous posts, then you will definitely understand what I mean.  Hip Hop has an undeniable root in poetry and after listening to good artists it’s easy to see why that is.  Aside from the poetic devices employed in Hip Hop teh easiest way to identify poetry is to simply listen tothe lyrics and metaphors thatr the artists has used. It’s hard to describe this and the easiest way is t show you songs.

Black Star: \”Respiration\”

Black Star\: \”Thieves In The Night\”

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~ by redheadedyeti on January 7, 2011.

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