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Music is the Poetry of Life

Music is the Poetry of Life

The birth of a child gives life to a new star in the heavens Each star represents the life of a human on this Earth There are bright shiny stars and stars that are fading Some streak across the sky in a show of majestic […]

How Poverty Shaped this Canadian Musician’s Life

How Poverty Shaped this Canadian Musician’s Life

At the time I wrote this song, United Way was campaigning “artists against poverty” which was something I experienced first hand growing up. In the first verse I talk about how my parents worked day and night to provide for my brother and me, and […]

The Sound of Music Theme Song Like You’ve Never Heard Before

The Sound of Music Theme Song Like You’ve Never Heard Before

Artist: Falana
Song: My Favourite Things by Julie Andrews (cover by Falana)
Arranged by Falana
Director: Bolaji Kekere-Ekun for 37thstate
DP: White Adeniyi for 37thstate
Production Design: Fisayo Bakare for Interior Living

The mind of a musician is not constrained or limited like the rest of us. It is free to create and imagine new sounds that have never been heard. The voice of a musician is like thunder and lightning. A force of nature that is not only heard but felt. –The Heart and Mind

Levitate: Vision, Hard Work and Achievement

Levitate: Vision, Hard Work and Achievement

Levitate to me, represents the concept of having a vision of what you want to be and working to become that. Music is really what I eat, sleep and breathe. My team and I want to do special things and that’s what we relentlessly work […]

My Life – Illustrated

My Life – Illustrated

This song was written about the things that happened in my life. The last verse was written a week after my brother took his own life. I decided to make this my first music video because it was the first song I was proud of. […]

This Song Will Make You Fall in Love

This Song Will Make You Fall in Love

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The Child of an Alcoholic Shares Insights into His Life

The Child of an Alcoholic Shares Insights into His Life

This song is about me growing up with an alcoholic mother and how addiction didn’t only affect her but also her kids and how I kept chasing a mother that left her kids for alcohol. Verse 1 By Illustrated 89 a baby born to an […]

Watch This Musician Address Poverty in the Most Powerful Way

Watch This Musician Address Poverty in the Most Powerful Way

Earlier this year I was walking around the old iHuman. A couple of youths had just shared some really deep stuff with me. I was thinking, this is really frontline work. What would happen if one of these youth divulged this information to a church […]

Push On – The Metronomad

Push On – The Metronomad

This song was inspired by Syrian refugees, and is for all displaced people, not just physically but in any way, for anyone that has felt that hurt so intense that they don’t feel at home even inside their own skin. Push on.

The Metronomad
https://www.facebook.com/TheMetronomad-710911272349549/
Edmonton, CANADA

How Do I Love You – Jessica Holtby

How Do I Love You – Jessica Holtby

A few years ago, Samjay (Edmonton based producer/composer) created the instrumental and sent it to me. I was living in France at the time and was inspired by an inadvertent, unintentional crush that I found myself having, hah — the kind of crush you only […]

The Alchemy of Growth

The Alchemy of Growth

I wrote this poem in some darker days. The kind where going becomes a necessity. It felt like a crux, the precipice, or maybe the deepest part of a valley. I was left with two options to linger or to learn. This poem is what […]

I Want You Back (The Jackson 5 Cover)

I Want You Back (The Jackson 5 Cover)

Enoch breathes music and his energy is contagious. This is a classic, and if there is anyone who can pull it off it’s him. May his music get your head bobbing and your hips moving. Enjoy! —The Heart And Mind

Enoch Attey
https://www.youtube.com/user/nuhendrix
Edmonton, CANADA


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