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LYRICAL GENIUS | ARE YOU ALREADY READY? (REDUX) HAN-AN *FEATURING DALVIN WOOD

HAN-AN

Note
“What I want people to know about this record is that I wrote after thinking of a concept for the song and reading a few books on the topic that I wanted to write about. In this case, I was very interested in physics and I wanted to create a song based on some of the general concepts. I always thought that Hip-Hop should be used as an educational tool, as well as a creative platform. I think HIP-HOP overall is just that before you add in commercialized rap music. If I could change anything I would take out all of the curse words. Oh, yeah.. lastly I am coming out of retirement as a rapper because I truly believe that age is just a number and I want to inspire people to go after their dreams without caring about what anyone may think or say.”. – HAN-AN

References: [BOOKS]

*The dancing WU LI Masters – Gary Zukav

**The Seat Of The Soul – Gary Zukav

***How to Meditate – Pema Chodron

****The Art of Happiness – Dalai Lama

Verse I

Paradoxical God flow / move through millenniums / in time-space continuum‘s /within milliseconds/felon music/murder check-in.

Futuristic B-boy / Graffiti sprayed masterpiece/props to all the Deejays / Emcees spit organically

Evolution/cell regeneration / I’ve been waiting, patient

A poet with no expiration / moving without an explanation.

Freshwater / vegetation / I formalized my education / a conscious mind through meditation / the journey is the destination.

Body scans / affirmations / subatomic particle observations / positively charged throughout this simulation / of science or creation

HAN-AN’s a limitless being / all eyes seeing the search that defines meaning

Light axiom / live life to the maximum / think nuclear magnetic shielding of the protons within potassium

A periodic concept at elementary frequencies/societies held to secrecy through science in Diety

It’s simple math/suggestions to question whatever is destined / an existential progression / I’m an exceptional professional

Independent/ existing/ unanalyzable entity / Terror is in parentheses / only God can censor me

It is what it’s meant to be / are you really ready… / to do whatever it is that’s necessary by any means necessary

our physical realities a cognitive construction/ organic particle duality/ mass energy consumption.

Verse II

A sound wave can emit photons or radiate energy/frequency are absorbed into cell structures bio-chemically

Dialogue impacts atoms genetically / physiologically / kinetically / you may not understand but I bet you’ll catch on eventually

My hand holds the vortex / you sift through the nebula / structures monocular / philosophically secular / I’m not glamorous I’m magnanimous / Steller advantages/ let’s see if you can handle this /spectacular anthesis

No question it’s the anthesis / still, the answer is / the devil beats the brakes off of everybody he dances with

Wolfs on the hunt/bitch do the foxtrot / hit you with a hot Glock / STOP / I shit you not

So this is what it’s come to / a 30,000-foot view / from an unidentifiable obstacle proven that anything is possible

My ciphers Devine / thoughts have transcended /my construct validity is more abstract than any quantum jump ever attempted

Concepts are transformational / enhance your physiology / every word is the symbol / where there’s knowledge there is no poverty.

So analyze data from Cerns Particle-Accelerator or hadron-collider unraveling the universes fiber

Beyond the essence of existence, past the beginning of creation/all matter begins with energy/self- actualization

There are stages to enlightenment / a collective evolution / I’ll streamline infinity’s process to assist with its execution

The spiritual awakening / the alarm clock /the purge / the unlearning of things you once knew/thought/or observed

The fourth is acceptance we evolve an ascend / spontaneously perfecting the way in which we comprehend

The truth from the nonsense / each action creates consequence / superior levels of consciousness / bitter humble or obstinate

What’s U Divided by Zero? / We’re all just floating particles / I’m a genius manifesting my destiny of success / NOTHINGS IMPOSSIBLE.

**Credits**
Track Produced by Paul Trahan* Recorded at Maximus Recording Studios Charlotte NC * Mixed and Mastered by Paul Trahan, NOLA and Sound Lab Recordings * featuring the vocals of Dalvin Wood NC* Lyrics written by Han-an Cruz and S. Howard NYC * Exclusively for Biltmore Records Inc. NC, and TCK & Associates LLC, NYC.

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Directly following the looting and rioting that occurred the first night, the City seemed to come together to peacefully protest the officer involved shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott. Charlotte is a great City and I believe that everyone here was surprised by the violent protesters looting and destroying this City that we all love. This is the City where the Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers Play. The City where so many of us go on the weekends to blow off steam, either at the Epicenter or any of the other Bars or Venues about town. To see a curfew imposed and the National Guard called in was truly surprising to say the least. However, it is also inspiring to see peaceful protesters of all nationalities and backgrounds protesting the injustices that continuously occur by Police upon people of color. Ultimately we are living in a tumultuous time were political divisiveness and racial injustice and inequality have come to a head. However, the unity displayed on this third night by Atlanta protesting in unison was an outstanding testament to the commitment the public has to the continued fight for change. Salute to all of the peaceful protesters.

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THE VERBAL GRAFFITI PODCAST EPISODE #003 DA HOOD BOOK KLUB

In this episode of the Verbal Graffiti Podcast we began to comment on the book titled The Power Of Broke,by Daymond John it’s the first book being reviewed by our Book Klub. Currently we are offering free Books to anyone who wants to join our gang of book reading hoodlums. Obviously, this is all in fun but one of the goals of this Podcast is to encourage our community to read at least one book a month, which equates to 20 or 30 minutes a day. We will select a new book every months and give a brief review of each book twice within a 30 day cycle. Anyone wishing to join can do so by sending us an email to [email protected] There will be a limited monthly supply so if interested you would want to be among our first responders. A future goal of the Podcast is to give out books selected by the Book Klub to local Schools in order to encourage kids to read suggested books and participate in the Book Klub!

Additionally, we discussed the Hood Morning America Wake up Challenge! That’s simply the creation of daily habits or routines initiated every morning aimed at increasing productivity and vitality throughout the day. The first challenge is to drink 16 ounces of water immediately after you wake up in the morning. Studies have shown that there are many Health Benefits to drinking water as soon as you wake up and we agree that doing this will not only provide a revitalization of energy, but it was also jumpstart your metabolism. Please keep in mind that drinking water is only the first challenge, we will add on new challenges with every episode to creating the optimal step by step morning routine.

In this podcast we also released a new song titled Again! The songs is about a healthy lifestyle and just may be the theme music for the show, who knows! It’s something that Rick Cruz had in his archives but you got to admit that beat is hot! Also, make sure to check out other news and updates from Biltmore Records!

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The first podcast also received criticism via email, as well as feedback from friends. We narrowed it down to the top 5 critiques of the show and shared them along with our comments. The idea is that Rome was not built in a day, and this podcast will not be an overnight success, but we do plan to build it up to the point where it can be the absolute best Podcast out there (respectfully). So stay tuned.

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The first episode of the Verbal Graffiti Podcast is a short introduction to the show and content. The show will air on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each Month. In this episode we introduce the show, the host and reasons to listen in. We touched on a lot of subject matter that will be covered and expanded upon in future shows. If you were expecting commentary on music then you might be in for a surprise. Yes, music is an important part of the Verbal Graffiti lifestyle, but this podcast is more focused on inspiring the listeners to be a part of our “Gang of Hoodlems” who will read books and follow success formulas to better improve LIFE for everyone who participates. The idea is not that Rick Cruz is some sort of a GURU but rather that he is trying to stick to these life altering routines and he selfishly wants everyone to participate so that he can be held accountable for sticking to the path.

We Announced Da Hood Morning America Wake UP Challenge, Da Hood Book Klub and other Challenges or information that will make the listener think that this Podcast is nothing but a whole lot of work,. And THAT It Is. But, those who participate will experience some amazing, life altering benefits. THAT is a proven fact.

This Month the Hood Book Klub will be reading The Power of Broke by Daymond John, co/written by Daniel Paisner. The books subtitle is equally as interesting as the title stating “How empty pockets, a tight budget and a hunger for success can become your greatest competitive advantage”. The book is $26 at Barnes & Nobel but we found it for $15 on Amazon.com THE POWER OF BROKE on amazon.com We will begin discussing the book on our next episode, but you don’t have to finish the book in that time frame.

We also asked for anyone looking to actively follow along, and become a part of our “Gang of Hoodlems” to grab a yearly planner and a journal to plan out goals and track progress. Here are links to two that we really like:
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Lastly please leave a comment here, or contact us via email at [email protected] with any suggestions or comments. Also you can follow us on Facebook Twitter Instagram & YouTube. Until next time friends remember “you are a combination of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. So,..choose your “Gang” wisely.

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New Music from HAN-AN titled “Are You Already Ready?” Produced by Paul Trahan featuring Dalvin Woods. Lyrics written by Rick Cruz and Sean Howard. Vocals were recorded at Maximus studio’s in Charlotte, NC with Ira Parker (Sound Engineer). The song was mixed and mastered by Paul Trahan of New Orleans, La.

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The Chello Hollyday Band is known as one of the hottest bands in Tampa Florida. On May 8th they will be playing at the Amalie Arena before the Kevin Hart show. If your in town make sure to join them from 5 – 9 for some good music and great vibes before the big event! You can also check out Chello Hollyday on CHELLO HOLLYDAY.COM and his event page on FACEBOOK. Also download Chello Hollyday’s hit single “Let’s Make Love Tonight” on ITUNES TODAY! Available only on BILTMORE RECORDS.

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