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Initial post: Feb 17, 2012 7:38:14 PM PST
Yo, I just heard the best rapper ever when I was listening to Soulja Boi Pandora to make fun of it. It's only for real hip hoppers and it's not that bubblegum women cars and clothes rap. I wonder who this dude is?

Nah, but for real, I've gotten back into this rap ish. I'm putting new music out every week (over non-original beats for a few), give it a listen if you feel like it.

soundcloud.com/ascenshaun

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 1:13:45 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 18, 2012 2:47:54 PM PST
michael says:
I was wondering when/if someone from the hh4l forum would throw their stuff up here...

Shaun's ish is dope for sure.

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 8:50:35 AM PST
Real217 says:
Shaun can rap? Will check it out.

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 12:39:44 PM PST
A customer says:
Not bad, man! That Mayan punchline in "Lyrical Minded" was nasty. "Drew like Barrymore" gave me a chuckle, too. You can sound a little out of breath at times, especially in "The Jump Off", but that's a minor complaint. It's actually kind of a good thing, because it sounds natural, as you're clearly not punching. Good lyrics, good flow, etcetera. Perfect your breath control, and you could be something special. Thanks for upping these; I enjoyed them. I'm always happy to support local musicians, so keep me posted if and when you take your music to the next level.

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 9:53:37 PM PST
Revue says:
Not bad, Shaun...Not bad at all. Keep it up, you definitely have potential. It takes b@lls to put your stuff out here and not get destroyed by us. What kind of equipment do you have to record your vocals? They sound pretty professional. The first 2 tracks are the better of the 3. That's a pretty good percentage, 2 out of 3...

One of these days I'll do the same, however I'm more of the spoken word kind of person, so .....

Posted on Feb 20, 2012 1:30:58 AM PST
Real217 says:
Nice songs shaun, not bad at all, i want to hear more for real. Flow is good, I think the speed you were rapping with in Aut i omatic is your optimum, you sounded a little out of breath in the second track. I still liked all songs. Good lyrics.

Posted on Feb 21, 2012 12:30:21 AM PST
michael says:
I want to post my ish, but I ain't got the cojones to do so... congrats Shaun they lounge you!!!

Posted on Feb 21, 2012 1:39:16 AM PST
Thanks for listening and the comments, everyone. I actually had a cold when I recorded week one. That, and the fact that I inhale more smoke than oxygen, lead to that track being a bit difficult lol. Week 2 was the same way, but I went through and got rid of the breaths.

@ A Scott- I use a Koss headset and Audacity... lol. The microphone quality on the headset is pretty good, and it's easy to get rid of the static with a couple effects.

I drop a new track every Thursday, so keep an eye on the Soundcloud page around then. Thanks again

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 12:07:52 AM PST
Week 3 is officially up

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 23, 2012 2:51:05 AM PST
Real217 says:
lol. Cmon michael grow that pair. I bet your curiousity will get the best of you. I promise to be objective, cant speak for the rest of the forum though. lol

Evil lynn you too. Poetry is my ishh.

Dont think i could rap to save my life. Havent tried though.

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In reply to an earlier post on Feb 23, 2012 12:28:17 PM PST
Real217 says:
See, that wasnt so bad.

well.... tsk tsk tsk...

jk..lol

I think your lyrics are good, delivery still needs work though, but not bad overall. YOu'll get there, keep practicing man. Flowing the end of the bars is something you also need to work on, not just rhyming them, but letting it flow. Your breath control is also a little forced. I think if you relaxed you'd do a much better job. But then you're also working to find your own style so it might just be how you rhyme. Other than that, dude its not bad at all, dont know what you were worried about in the first place.

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Posted on Feb 23, 2012 8:52:28 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 23, 2012 8:54:37 PM PST
Real217 says:
^
Did somebody get offended? I hope not.

Michael, i'm just one guy, you have to let other people give their take on it. Honestly i would like to hear like a few more tracks to actually see what you're capable of.Most importantly, i like your lyrics.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 23, 2012 9:07:19 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 23, 2012 9:30:04 PM PST
michael says:
Nah, it wasn't that man. I just didn't want to encroach on Shaun's ish. I'll throw some stuff up here in a minute (we got some new stuff we're working on that's pretty fire) but everything i have to offer is old (that haunted http://soundcloud.com/tolppanen/mic-killa-haunted-lyrics-in is the newest i got online and its from June) but if you want to here some other stuff check out this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/thelundquist#g/u

thanks for the listens though for real.

and i'm encroaching again... my bad again lol

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 9:12:27 PM PST
lol

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 9:15:07 PM PST
michael says:
lol indeed

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 24, 2012 12:36:15 AM PST
Real217 says:
oh, magnanimity huh? I see. I doubt Shaun would mind though. Anyway, i'm up for listening to new stuff. I'll listen to your new stuff Shaun in a min, did you just record that week 3?

Posted on Feb 24, 2012 10:10:33 PM PST
No problems from me. I recorded Week 3 Wednesday night, Real

Posted on Mar 3, 2012 3:59:43 PM PST
Week 4 is posted!

Posted on Mar 3, 2012 4:38:42 PM PST
A. Perez says:
Good stuff Shaun! I need to get down on one these weeks with you.

Peace

Posted on Mar 11, 2012 9:02:45 PM PDT
Week 5 is up!

Posted on Mar 16, 2012 6:33:17 PM PDT
Week 6 is posted!

Posted on Mar 25, 2012 8:28:06 PM PDT
Week 7!

Posted on Apr 3, 2012 10:46:57 AM PDT
Week 8 is up! Don't be afraid to leave feedback if the need to do so is felt
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