The Next Generation: The Dream

Intro… They try to judge our children by constant examination but that won’t reveal all their skills or all of their motivation, we’re governed by thieves and liars in most developed nations, I wonder which generation will be first to run out of patience. Be your own source of… Inspiration. Find that fire inside. Be […]

For My Like-Minded Outsiders

Me and my like-minded outsiders don’t fit in any tribe, We may drift with hippies for a while engulfed in one love vibe. Now we don’t mind being engulfed… in the one love vibration But if it gets judgmental… well we’ll soon run out of patience. Me and my like-minded outsiders don’t fit in any […]

Run the Jewels – extract from El-Ps poetic verse from ‘Christmas F-kin Miracle’

Extract from verse 1 By El-P.. “… Placed where the steel and cement became nature… Wanna live for the thrill? They’ll arrange it Got a bevy of imps to spit hatred S#! t’ll get in your head and cause panic Have you desperately begging to get famous Get your dignity dirty and left orphaned Sanity […]

Work in Progess (a rap/poem about anxiety and hypocrisy [and dealing with it]) #anxiety

Work in progress (that wants to find it’s feet in public for some reason…) Hook: Someone tell Kendrick it’s okay to be a hypocrite cos we’re infinite / multi dimensional beings, of course some feelings conflict, Whether or not you notice and admit it it’s all for the benefit, there’s no escaping… Might as well […]

Once an MC always an MC? (Rapping my way through depression)

I have not felt like an MC for a while. Yet hand me a mic and a fat beat and I’m back there. I have not felt the need or desire to rap. This is new to me. I have felt the need and desire to rap since I was about 11 and it never […]

Blossoming Branches (Prophecy Part 2)

Blossoming branches got em enchanted walking uncharted waters on Mars kids. These are not the only trees that we planted in the seasons of Harvest… “I menstruate Gold… it makes the soil fertile” were nearly planet Earths last words, but we let her bleed on the pastures… You should have seen her smile. But do […]

History of a Real MC (raps about poetry and poems about rapping part 2)

History of a Real MC (raps about poetry and poems about rapping part 2) Before Kate Tempest was big… We used to jam with Planetman at the end of his gig That was festival season 2007, full Of good memories, I couldn’t be resentful The first open mic I did… With Yungun aka Essa, at […]

Ignorance is Bliss part 1

Shakespeare said… ignorance is bliss, now I’m blessed with the curse or cursed with the gift – I don’t wanna tell em this darkness exists. Shakespeare said… ignorance is bliss, now I’m blessed with the curse or cursed with the gift – I don’t wanna tell em this darkness exists. Ask yourself “where are the […]

NEW MUSIC from KP Kev the Poet – forthcoming release dates

New Free Mixtape coming this Wednesday! New EP of Acoustic Hip-Hop out this Sunday (Winter Solstice!) So it looks like this winter we’re gonna have two very different KP releases, my EP of mainly self produced acoustic tracks but also a mixtape of me rhyming over banging hip-hop instrumentals I’ll give away for free. I […]

KP vs Mixmag, Vice and Simon Cowell

BRAND NEW MIXTAPE AND A BRAND NEW EP coming to Bandcamp this winter! http://www.kpkevthepoet.bandcamp.com So it looks like this winter we’re gonna have two very different KP releases, my EP of mainly self produced acoustic tracks but also a mixtape of me rhyming over banging hip-hop instrumentals I’ll give away for free. I think I […]