Buying Beats for Your Rhymes

Some people are great at rhymes and not great at making beats to go with them. Pretty much every rhyme has a cadence it should be spoken to. This sets the rhythm for the rhyme. It is the same in poetry of different forms, and rap is a form of poetry. Rap just gets a beat to go with it to make it a song. I can write rhymes pretty well, and I buy hip hop beats to merge with my rhymes. There are so many available, and they are separated even by the mood of music that you want to buy. It takes a lot of searching and listening to track samples, but I can find great beats to go with my rhymes.

I see it as a collaboration. I write the lyrics and someone else writes the music. This is as about as common a thing as you can get in the music industry. Continue reading…

His Front Tooth Got Knocked out

My husband and I were goofing off not long ago. We sometimes act like kids, but that is what keeps our marriage so fun. We were wrestling in the living room, and he had pinned me down. I thought I would grab a pillow and wonk him on the head with it, but he moved quickly to stop me. That is how he hit the corner of the table with his jaw, and I knew he was in a lot of pain from the sounds coming from him. I knew he needed to see a Launceston dentist after he opened his mouth and I saw his front tooth barely hanging there.

How he managed to do that is still a mystery to us. He was able to take the pain while I looked for a dentist who could take him that day. Continue reading…