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Content as a Catalyst – Do we really need more controversial artists and material in the music industry? 5 (1)

Content as a Catalyst

Recently we had an article on the site which included an interview with Ed Greens. In this interview, he said “…music is music and resistance is resistance, therefore music can never replace resistance or activism…” This response struck me as particularly potent and got me thinking. If music isn’t resistance, or much less revolution, then what is it? When artists write scathing satires or blatant, outright attacks on the powers that be, or when they attempt to draw attention to the simple injustices of everyday life, what are they trying to accomplish? Perhaps it’s not an attempt to Read More »Content as a Catalyst – Do we really need more controversial artists and material in the music industry? 5 (1)

Revolutionary Hip Hop Artist, Ed Greens, UK

Hip Hop artist & poet Ed Greens thoughts on music, activism, education and the “Apocolympics” 5 (1)

 “Music can never replace resistance or activism, I think seeing music as resistance is a very western idea.” – Ed Greens speaks to A/V Revolution

Revolutionary Hip Hop Artist, Ed Greens, UK

 

Artist Name: Ed Greens Country: England
Artist Type:Rapper City/State: London
Genre: Poetry, Hip Hop, Spoken Word Age: 21
Alias: Greenz
Description:
Ed Greens is a poet and activist who has been making Hip Hop for the past few years. He recently released You Can’t Live Twice with Uk Producer EMPDY which featured D, Hans and Melissa Melodee. He is currently working on more projects with EMPDY, D and HANS as well as an Album which joins Palestinian artists and UK artists in collaboration.

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Earth Speakers and Global Revolution through poetry

Poetry as Revolution – ‘What exactly is Poetry?’ 5 (1)

Poetry as Revolution

Earth Speakers and Global Revolution trhough poetryPlease note that all opinions expressed herein are solely that of the author.

We’ve all heard the dreaded question in high school English classes, college classes, writing seminars, book clubs. The list goes on. What exactly is poetry? For some, the answer is quite resolute. Poetry should adhere to strict literary standards, albeit many different standards, whether it be meter, rhyme, or rhythm, or any combination of those and more. For others, poetry’s definition is much more vague. It doesn’t need rhyme, meter, nor a particular rhythm. Some even claim blunt, raw feeling spilled onto a piece of paper is worthy of being called poetry. So where Read More »Poetry as Revolution – ‘What exactly is Poetry?’ 5 (1)