by Vanessa Rodrigues
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Hip Hop - Experimental/Alternative, R'n'B - Classic/Soul
Medium Slow (63-78)
Turntable/Scratching, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
Lyric - Full Length
Fear, Soul Searching, Political Criticism, Homeless Poverty, Pollution
It all started when I departed from the leaf, embarked on a journey to the land beneath. Soft enough to greet me was my mothers grassy pillow. I incubate just under the blanket of her earthen quilt. Slow germination, determination combined with temperature and proper depth penetration ensure my future forever, however long that may be. One of life's great mysteries. Pure H2O tickles my toes now firmly rooted in the soil below. Stretch my neck like a parapet, to get a glimpse of the sun, cuz up is the direction most of me wants to grow. I long to show my tops to the terrestrial heat. Long for the instant photosynthesis is complete. My size is my disguise so come another day and take the time to relax in the shade.
Sun, rain, wind, hail, we still prevail. Don't be afraid to get the dirt beneath your fingernails.
Can it be canopies we provide shelter, food, tools for whomever or whatever comes through. Versatile, adaptable, hit 'em with oxygen to help the planet reach equilibrium again. We come hallucinogenic to help you open your eyes wide and wise. Hold cures for pandemics you could devise if you only tried. We seem to hold the questions if you would just accept them and consider advanced forms of life you call plants ... advanced forms of life ...
Unnatural deeds, you'd best believe, they separated man from the seed. These chemical companies, since the 50's fertilized the crops and feed. Its cool, but the vibe ain't sweet. Sinister and greedily, they modified what we eat, and did so genetically, these same companies. Now they call the food their property. And so they send in thugs and thieves, in some cases police, to destroy the food the people need ...
funky, soulful, rap
Montreal, QC Canada