The phrase “poet” might call to mind names like Walt Whitman, Robert Frost and Edgar Allen Poe. But as proven within the music Bob Dylan and Etta James, musicians might be poets, too — notably within the traditionally lyric-driven style hip-hop. In addition to being stars, artists like Biggie, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Nas are additionally intelligent, consummate wordsmiths.
To have a good time World Poetry Day, we’re some essentially the most poetic rap songs on Pandora, primarily based on information from Pandora’s Music Genome Project. These songs present skillful lyric writing, which incorporates strikingly lovely or affecting imagery, intelligent rhymes, fascinating alliteration and catchy wordplay or turns phrase.
Til I Collapse – Eminem
Hypnotize – The Notorious BIG
Forgot About Dre – Dr. Dre
Changes – Tupac
– take a look at the whole playlist under!
Listen to the playlist: HERE.