Hello! It’s been a good wee while since I last posted here. I’d love to say that’s because I’ve been busy writing, but I haven’t. To be honest, I’ve not been writing very consistently over the last wee while, and this past month I decided to do something about it. If you follow me on Twitter then you probably already know what it is, but I’ll explain for those who don’t (or for those of you who still follow me but muted me for talking about American Football and WWE all the time).
I’m currently doing a wee writing challenge I set for myself called Novembars. The aim is to write a short rap every day in November. You’d be correct in pointing out that I am not a rapper, but that’s kind of the point. I wanted to try to jump-start my brain by writing in a different way than I’m used to. Most of my raps are pretty dumb, but I’m really enjoying writing and recording them, which I guess is the most important thing.
I mostly record them on an iPad with an app called RapChat. The app provides you with a bunch of short beats to rap over (mostly between 30 seconds and 2 minutes long) and uploads to their site as well as Soundcloud. Subjects I’ve covered so far include: pizza, wrestling, hangovers, fantasy football, Skyrim, and there’s even a couple of freestyles in there for good measure.
I have just under a week left, so I hope you’ll join me on the rest of this wee challenge and check out what I’ve done so far. I’ll post the playlist below so you can have a listen. I hope to get back to writing a new record soon and in the meantime, all of my music is free to download. Get you some.
Til next time.