Rhythm & Poetry [Clean Version]

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This the edited for content version of The IGive's "Rhythm & Poetry" (originally released December 5, 2009, GiveLove Entertainment)

A soulful & convicting hip-hop experience that mixes R&B soul, spoken word poetry, swing, jazz, and lyricism reminiscent of classic conscious/inspiration hip-hop that this generation has to hear.

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released December 15, 2009

CD Credits

The following is a breakdown of the credits for the LP, “Rhythm & Poetry” in full.

Artist: The IGive (Greg East / Gregory A. Essick, Jr.)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry
Label: Unsigned/Independent
Released: December 5, 2009

"R.A.P."
Concept by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Written & Performed by Elisha Garcia (“Reformed Butterfly”)
Background Music by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Pour Ur Heart Out"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Spiricist"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Shit Cans"
Edited Version of the Song appears as “Trash Cans”
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Co-Written by Monica Coleman (“Monica Monet”)
Additonal Vocals by Monica Coleman (“Monica Monet”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Remember U"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Additional Vocals by Aaron Jackson
Music Produced by Dorian Lopez (“Denzity”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"I’m de Man"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Co-Written by Aushley Patterson (“Starletto”)
Guest Performance by Aushley Patterson (“Starletto”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Not Hate"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Lead Vocals by Kia Mayshack (“Kia Nicole” from Key of G)
Background Vocals by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”) and Kia Mayshack (“Kia Nicole” from Key of G)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Struggle Everyday"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Additional Vocals by Hector Crawford (“Fishhook” from Cultural Blend)
Lead Guitar & Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"If Sun Don’t Shine"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Additional Vocals by Monica Coleman (“Monica Monet”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Emotional Moment"
Dedication to Jack D. Moore (“Papa”) Sunrise January 18th, 1935 Sunset September 8th, 2008
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Dawid’s Song"
Dedication to Master Dawid Solomon Roberts, Sunrise March 4th, 2009 Sunset March 12th, 2009
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Vocals by Kia Mayshack (“Kia Nicole” from Key of G)
Keys by Shawn Pfaffman
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Give Love"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”) and Taryn C. Wharwood (“LoveReigns”)
Co-Written & Guest Performed by Johnny Simmons, Jr. (“Moe the Poet”, “Moses West”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Meaning of Classic"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Vocals by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Live Percussion & Music Produced by Dorian Lopez (“Denzity”)
Recorded by Dorian Lopez at Denzity Studio (Orange Park, FL)
Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"God Iz Music"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Background Vocals by Tamique Virgil-Bogins and Monica Coleman (“Monica Monet”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"The Morning After"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Co-Written & Guest Performance by Wayne Peterson (“Mr. Al Pete”)
Vocals by Monica Coleman (“Monica Monet”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Runnin’"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Vocals on Released Version by Brittney Wescott (of Kemistree)
Vocals on 2nd Released Version by Consuelo Lennox (“Consuelo Renee”), Hector Crawford (“Fishhook” of Cultural Blend), and Ryshina Wallace (“Peaches”)
Additional Vocals on 2nd Released Version by Ryshina Wallace (”P’chz”)
Music Produced by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

"Say It Ain’t So"
Written & Performed by Gregory A. Essick, Jr. (“The IGive”)
Keys by Clinton Murphy (“ill Clinton”)
Music Produced by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) for John Dough ProduQcions
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by Jason Stokes (“John Dough”) at Lionz Den Studios (Jax, FL)
LP: Rhythm & Poetry

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The IGive - Jacksonville's undiscovered diamond jewel! This emcee takes traditional hip-hop and effortlessly blends it with live band, R&B, neo-soul, spoken word, and more! Three grand CD's in, the music is infectious, the lyrics are hitting, gripping, and flow. Don't sleep on this one! ... more

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