Words I Manifest
Should Your Music Be Free?Thursday, September 15th, 2011
The music industry is a crazy place these days. Grant tackles the free-versus-paid conundrum and offers his advice for new and upcoming artists.
Struggling To SignThursday, August 18th, 2011
Do record deals even matter anymore? Grant breaks down the scenario.
How does an album reach classic status?Thursday, July 21st, 2011
What are the makings of a “classic” album? Grant breaks down his 4 criteria and presents a few more-modern examples.
Sole Searchers Turn Fashion Obsession Into a BusinessThursday, June 23rd, 2011
Grant discusses the Sole Searchers crew and how they made their love for sneakers into a dope business.
Sharing Some New and Old TunesTuesday, May 24th, 2011
Grant shares his insight on some music for you to check out from the last couple of months and beyond.
What Makes An Artist?Thursday, April 21st, 2011
What makes an artist? How does influence play a role in creating unique artistry? Grant offers his ideas on this subject and how it related to rap and hip hop.
Putting Together a Good Music SubmissionTuesday, February 8th, 2011
Is The Word “Real” Holding Us Back?Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Grant explores the idea keeping it “real” and how it’s used in the world of hip hop
Influential B-BoysTuesday, December 14th, 2010
Grant discusses how his experiences with the Ghetlow Pirates and the Bad Taste Cru helped him solidify his place in hip hop culture
The Hip Hop Exchange RateTuesday, November 16th, 2010
Hip hop is a culture that’s evolved far beyond its original inception. It’s gone oversees and, in some ways, been embraced even more heavily in countries like the UK