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Original Soul – The Unacceptable Disrespectful Release Party
August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Original Soul is a man blessed with a gift to reach into your heart and enlighten your mind with his realism and insight. In a watered-down era of rap music, Original Soul stands out with his lyrical skills and fearless approach to topics rarely discussed by the majority of artists considered “successful”. His versatility is unparalleled, easily transitioning between rap and song with comparisons to D’Angelo and Mos Def, although he lists names like KRS-One, Guru, Talib Kweli, The Roots, and Common when asked of his influences. Some of Original Soul’s most popular songs are built around topics that are mostly ignored by today’s artists. He has the rare talent and ability to take a club crowded full of hardcore Hip-Hop heads and have them all singing along to a song that is built around the topic of homelessness.
The new album, “The Unacceptable Disrespectful”, takes on much of that same theme. This album speaks on the current topics of police brutality, domestic violence, and how the hip hop community has veered away from similar topics. Hip hop was the voice of reason and has now turned into more of a business, which has many of its participants competing for time instead of being more of a joint effort for change. The new album contains production and collaboration efforts from Robot Millennium, DJ Menace, and Drin Elliott.