An Introduction to Dadge Parrish aka Forever (Freestyle Free-Flow)

Coming soon on Inside the Minds Eye (The Podcast): A conversation with Dadge Parrish aka “Forever”. Recently released from an 11 year bid in prison, Forever is taking his voice to the stage, guiding ears and eyes to the truth … Continue reading An Introduction to Dadge Parrish aka Forever (Freestyle Free-Flow)

Ivy Estelle: A New Style of Hip-Hop

On a recent trip to Israel, I sat down with Ivy Estelle from the New-Alternative Hip-Hop Duo “Aleck & Ivy” to talk about what it means to experience success as an Artist… Expand your ear holes with the track, “Medicine”, from their EP “Sticks in the Mud”:   Exercise your eye sockets with their spankin’ new music video  “Missty Blue”:   To support Ivy and all her creative endeavors, check out the following links: Aleck & Ivy (The Website) Aleck & Ivy (The Facebook Page) Download “Sticks in the Mud” (A Debut EP for the Price of Free)     Continue reading Ivy Estelle: A New Style of Hip-Hop

The “F” Word

Video Recorded by: Adam Abramowitz (November 5th 2:30am) Written by: Adam Abramowitz (October 31st 6:15pm) -Fear, Anxiety, and Self-Doubt- The tension building up to this moment has lasted for almost a week now. I’m sitting at my laptop, bundled up in a windbreaker jacket, hands still cold from the cigarette I snuck outside; a last puff as the sun began its final descent on the eve of Halloween. A little over a week ago, I made a decision to film myself talking about fear, anxiety, and self-doubt. I want to address my own fear of my face, speaking publicly. I … Continue reading The “F” Word

Nuss on Being Creative

An original idea doesn’t mean that it has never been done, but that it comes from your own life. Anything that you take from your own life is unique to you and although many others may have experienced things in a similar way, it is not possible that people have seen it through your eyes. To create a song or write a poem or story that captures a way that you felt that meant anything at all to you can not only help you to understand why you felt certain ways, but it can open another persons mind to see their own similar situation in a different light. Continue reading Nuss on Being Creative

Fear, Frustration, and Creation

Written and Painted by: Sam Rathvon

Once, in an English class that I did not particularly care for, I heard an amazing story. My professor told of a poet who worked in a field. It was said that he could feel a poem coming like a calm breeze passing through the grains of wheat. The poet would run as fast as he could back to the house to find some means of capturing the poem; always hearing its inspiration drawing nearer and nearer. Sometimes, he would make it back to his house in time to gather some paper and ink before the train passed his station. However, there were just as many times when he felt the poem pass him by like a gust in the wind. Gone forever, and never to return.

The poem was in search of someone to capture. Continue reading “Fear, Frustration, and Creation”