Check out my interview with Clawing at the Keys’ Eric J Baker ! “New Artist Spotlight: Hip-Hop Poet PoetryMisses” !
I spend way too much time bitching about technology problems without praising the tech gods when things work. Such as the confluence of do-it-yourself music recording and social media that allows artists to create their work and get it out there without being beholden to some executive in suit. That is awesome and powerful.
How else would the world be able to discover original artists like PoetryMisses, who performs her spoken-word poetry to a beat and then posts to YouTube? Don’t let the smile fool you. She’s unapologetic, and she ain’t playing around.
PoetryMisses answers my questions below this clip, “Best for me,” a real slow burn of tension and angst. Listen as you read!
EJB: What made you decide to put your poetry to music?
PoetryMisses: I’ve been writing poetry since before the age of 10, and I’ve always had a strong passion for all genres of…
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