Part 2 Lyrics for the Soul interview with Kayin White, the son of LD Azobra. Kayin is a Hip-Hop/Rap Artist and performs under the name NWE Yeen. In this episode he discusses why he relates to and performs gangsta rap. He discusses what is behind the violent lyrics and offers a glimpse at what can be learned that can change communities.
Count Time Podcast Young Legend NWE Yeen
Selected quotes and notes from Count Time Podcast with LD Azobra Interview with Kayin White Part 2
Good evening. Good evening. Good evening it’s 4:00 PM. Stand up it’s count time, time for every man and woman to stand up and be counted. Welcome to another edition of Count Time podcast. I am brother LD Azobra. Thank you for joining us today.
Today we will do a continuation of part two. Rapper who is my son, Kayin White, who go by the name of Yeen. he’s been in the rap game now going on one year and I was kind of concerned and I’ve been thinking about it for a while and contemplating on how are we going to have this discussion.
I just happened to be looking at the local TV the other day, it must be about a week or two ago, and I saw someone I had a chance to meet and get to know. Angela Bassett talked about her son being a rapper. She said she wanted him to get into rapping or both her children to get into rapping. She has twins.
But Angela, whose husband is my main man Courtney Vance, who really, I think is a wonderful individual, but she said she wanted her children to get into rapping because get into music because it’s a good form of expression. That’s where they can express themselves through music. And that’s the way I’m beginning to look at it with my son. He’s got into the rap game and it’s something he enjoys, he’s doing well at it.
We happen to have a discussion, that conversation led into another conversation like what’s going on in the community? That’s the question we are asking right now. What is going on with the violence, the killing, the anger, the suicide rates, they shot up. Everything just happening that is negative, that’s affecting the community all over and affecting everyone. We need to figure out what we need to do as people in the community, leaders in the community, just everyone in the community to come together to figure out, to see how we can bring this to a head.
And I happen to be talking with my son Yeen about this matter. And I want you to hear what he had to say. This young man was very impressive and he even closed the conversation with a powerful song, rap song that he created on the spot just for you to hear. So I want to move this conversation forward and I want you to hear what this young man Yeen has to say about what’s going on in the community with no more needs to be said, let’s move forward.
Let’s bring on brother Yeen.
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