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Dessa on Writing Hip Hop Lyrics

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Rapper and poet Dessa joined me over the phone for Composer Quest Episode 21, in the midst of her nationwide tour (SXSW, New Orleans, Nashville, etc.). I was honored to talk with Dessa about her creative process of writing and arranging hip hop songs. In this episode, we get a glimpse behind the scenes of Castor, the Twin, which features more tender jazz arrangements of her original beat-based songs produced by the Doomtree crew.

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Episode Soundtrack

For more of Dessa’s music, visit doomtree.net/dessa. You should also say hi to her on Facebook and Twitter.

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