When we became introduced to Intellect earlier this year, we spoke with a world-aware hip hop musician, actor, entrepreneur, and military veteran who understands the platform he’s been given through his many roles.
That’s why it comes as no surprise that his new EP, Depth, puts that platform to good use. When it officially hits on Friday, December 6, this release has the capability to start important conversations about society and life itself, as it challenges listeners to think about what they can do to improve their spheres of influence.
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Earlier this fall, we gave you a listen to Intellect’s single “Scarface Fitted,” a song about the struggle of continually trying to win the love and affection of hip hop itself.
If you stick through the mud long enough, periods of struggle will often lead to breakthroughs. That’s the message of Intellect’s latest single, “My Soul.”
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We know we say it every month, but… lordy, narrowing this down was tough.
Hear the Best of October
Last month, we gave you a look into the world of Michael Dowd, an actor and hip hop artist known to fans as Intellect.
He released his new single, “Scarface Fitted,” a week later. However, that is not all he had in store.
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In the past couple of weeks, a lot of new music has been released.
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Earlier this month, we chatted with D.C.-based hip hop artist and actor Intellect (real name Michael Dowd). We talked about his life experience, his message, and how both of those things inform his single, “Scarface Fitted.”
Now, that single is here — and we want you to listen!
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For as long as Intellect can remember, music has been a part of his world.Coming from a family where all of the men were singers, the hip hop artist and actor (real name Mike Dowd) followed in their footsteps, growing up on classic Motown, soul, and funk while finding his own way to hip hop from the likes of the Beastie Boys, Run DMC, and Sugar Hill Gang.
It’s a busy week here at UMC. There’s a new episode of The Quinn Spinn out. We have tons of submissions to catch up on from vacation (and even before). Oh, and it’s Americanafest in Nashville this week, and we’re going out to get us some of that, starting tonight.
When will we sleep? We don’t know!
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