I believe that the artist recreates the world.
James Baldwin wrote in The Cross of Redemption, “the poets (by which I mean all artists) are finally the only people who know the truth about us. Soldiers don’t. Statesmen don’t. Priests don’t. Union leaders don’t. Only poets.”
These interviews are raw, but see them as free source code in the process of becoming or improving as an artist. Wherever you may be as an artist, you can learn from someone that is sharing. As Gerd Leonhard states, “content is the new oil” These interviews are the best black crude oil.
In this interview with Raheem DeVaughn, songwriter and soul singer, we delve into what art is.