Addiction Is A Disease

As someone who deals with depression it can be isolating and it’s very easy to try to get out of that head space. And with drugs it can numb or mask the pain but the wounds are still there. With the conversation of addiction coming back around I just hope that it’s more nuanced than victim blaming or a blunt anti-drug message that can tone deaf and not helpful at all. Addiction truly is a disease and just like any other disease there’s resources available to combat it. There’s also grace so be with those who are struggling and fighting because sobriety is much more complicated than many feel

One Take T – A Look at Tyler the Creator’s Flower Boy Sessions

What I like most about these loosies is that it shows his depth and also the different ways he can approach records. That he can go from just rapping his tail off on 435 to taking a groovy song lie Prophet’s I Wanna Be Your Man and giving a new flavor with Peach Fuzz is awesome. I’ve loved these songs so much that I complied them into a playlist. You can find these songs on his Twitter page and his YouTube channel.

Dropping Seeds – A Look at Tyler’s Flower Boy album

This album is one of the records where you can turn it on and play it all the way through. The songs blend right into each other and the theme of gardens is all throughout the album from Dropping Seeds with Lil Wayne to Garden Shed featuring Estelle. If you haven’t heard it you need to check it out. It was placed #2 on Billboard even after the album leaked two weeks before his release date and has now been certified Gold along with being nominated for Best Rap Album at this past Grammy’s.