A Bard’s Eye View: Artist Profile – Eyedea & Abilities

Artist Profile Eyedea & Abilities Country of origin: United States Genres: Hip hop, Rap Rock Years active: 1999-2010 Current members: None Number of albums: 3 Number of concerts attended: 2 Notable cameos on artist’s records: Blueprint, Carnage There are many things that Eyedea & Abilities was known for.  DJ Abilities […]

A Bard’s Eye View: Fishing Blues

Fishing Blues A look at the latest Atmosphere album I’ve been an Atmosphere fan since 2004 or so.  This was prior to the You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having album.  You could probably say that those first albums were the end of one era and When Life Gives […]

A Bard’s Eye View: A Case of the Sads

A Case of the Sads For when life is being a dick to you Sometimes elements of your life aren’t going so well.  You try and try to find ways to cheer up and you just can’t.  I know the feeling.  Sometimes, you just WANT to be sad.  Just to […]

A Bard’s Eye View: Hip Hop Storytelling

Some people enjoy hip hop for the beat, some look for the lyrics.  For me, it’s certainly a combination of the two.  Lyrically, I look for a good use of similes, metaphors, and an emphasis on wordplay.  I also really enjoy a good narrative within hip hop.  Even if the […]