ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Hip Hop Man

Updated on May 16, 2012


Listen up, hear me more

Let me tell you one and all

Met a friend from Forestville

Whose stride is cool and gives a thrill


His hair is long, his name is Sam

He never plays no crazy game

He told me once that I got swaga

I took it well, tho’ I’m no bragger


He’s got a flow for words and a beat for rhyme

I swear if he allocated reasonable time

That his hip hop songs would make music charts climb

And who can then stop the rolling dollars and dime?


Sam’s a cool rapper, he’s a music maker

Not a gun slinging gansta, he don’t wanna take ya

He's livin' and lovin' and will never forsake ya

When dating a girl, he just wanna romance her


He’s interested in music and is writing all the time

Watch out for that bling or you gonna go blind

Sam can go to clubs to sing his rhymes sublime

But here he writes Hubs and does Hip Hop online



© Copyright Maria D'Alessandro 2012. All Rights Reserved.


Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • scrittobene profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria D'Alessandro 

      6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Thank you Samuel Donaldson - I wanted to celebrate the fact that you're the first Hip Hop musician I've ever met. You've been kind enough to introduced me to some nice R&B music too but more importantly, you're a talented and really nice guy who deserves to be honoured here at HubPages. I'm sure all of your colleagues here will join me in wishing you every success in the music industry. :)

    • sam209 profile image

      sam209 

      6 years ago

      Oh wow! I didn't even know you published this one! Thank you very much! As I take a peek at the video posted above, it makes me remember when I was sitting in the studio with some of those guys creating that tune! We were all looking around at each other wondering who was gonna rhyme first?

      I think because of the competitiveness of rhyming, no one wants to be the first; everyone wants to drop their verse after someone else's! I just said the hell with it, give me the mic and I'll start it off!

      I appreciate your kind words here Maria! If you write a few more like these soon you'll be dropping hot metaphors and punchlines and your wordplay' ll be stupendous :-)

    • scrittobene profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria D'Alessandro 

      6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      It's a pleasure to make your acquaintance Vincent. Epigramman has spoken highly of you. Thank you for your rave review. This is the first time in my life I have attempted to write a poem in a hip hop/rapping style. I was inspired upon meeting one of our fellow hubbers here Sam209. It's always a more fulfilling experience for me to write about a "real" person or situation as opposed to an imaginery figure. Thank you for dropping in Vincent. I'm so glad you're a Dylan fan also. I have 530 Facebook friends and they are mostly Dylan Freaks like me. LOL. Cheers, Maria D'Alessandro (Melbourne Australia)

    • profile image

      Vincent Moore 

      6 years ago

      I loved the beat of your words. The Hip Hop Man, I've seen a few in my time. I love music and Bob Dylan is one of my favorites as well, I grew up around his music in the sixties and seventies. I was a hip hop man myself, or maybe just a Hippy hanging around coffee shops, a love-in, flower child of the sixties. LoL I enjoyed this piece, well done.

    • scrittobene profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria D'Alessandro 

      6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Incidently, Sam is the first singer who appears in the video here(when he had short hair).

    • scrittobene profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria D'Alessandro 

      6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Many thanks Gypsy and Colin - Yes our own Sam209 is a very interesting and musically gifted Hip Hop man who has a great future ahead of him. I can only hope I've done him enough justice here.

    • epigramman profile image

      epigramman 

      6 years ago

      ....well you've got it going girl - and I like your style and I like your sass and Samuel is an incredibly lucky man to have this funky tribute paid to him and I will post this cultural trip outside your normal comfort zone to our music group at FB - lake erie time 6:11pm

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up. I like your style. Sam sound interesting and musical.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)