Hip hop songs that can help chop through writer's block
Any good writer knows the best way to improve your skill set is to write and (arguably) more importantly, to read good writing. As someone who writes in an office all day, I don't always have the ability to read, so I listen instead--to great hip hop lyricists. Hopefully this list will get your creative juices flowing, too.
- •ScenarioBy A Tribe Called Quest off their album The Low End Theory (1991)
- •N.Y. State of MindBy Nas off his album Illmatic (1994)
- •Gimme The LootBy The Notorious B.I.G. off his album Ready to Die (1994)
- •M.E.T.H.O.D. ManBy The Wu-Tang Clan off their album Enter the Wu (1993)
- •Sing for the MomentBy Eminem off his album The Eminem Show (2002)
- •Flava In Ya EarCraig Mack off his album Project: Funk Da World (1994)