Vertical Zar | Definition of Alive

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Definition of Alive

by Vertical Zar

Vertical Zar is an energetic and cerebral rap artist based in the Washington, DC metro area. On his debut album, Definition of Alive, Zar spits bold and heady lyrics over an amazing sonic landscape.
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Hip Hop
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1. Only Tthe Blind Smile
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2. The Hour is Yours (Interlude)
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3. Definition of Alive
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4:02 $0.99
4. Escape
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5. Story of a Lost Man
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6. We Must Be Lost (Interlude)
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7. Just Jet
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8. Let it Rain
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9. Pass the Mic
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10. Gentle Warrior
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11. Flight 44
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12. Flex this/Nexis
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13. One Shot
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14. War Song
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15. Passed Around
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16. Dawn to Dawn
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Vertical Zar is an energetic and cerebral rap artist based in the Washington, DC metro area. Zar brings to the table a combination of tough, heady lyrics with the flow of a seasoned MC and the mind of a poet. His influences range from Rakim to Thievery Corporation, as well as a musical family, numerous trips and stints overseas, and the news of a troubled world broadcast daily. Vertical Zar recently released his debut album Definition of Alive which had been a dream of his since age 12.

Definition of Alive features a creative blend of many musical influences fused with the rants and musings of an inspired mind. Aside from defying categories and comparisons, the album is unique because the music is all original, the instrumentation is predominately live and the songs cover a wide range of current themes from the stinging social commentary of Only the Blind Smile, to the War Song, the first-ever rap song about a World War II fighter pilot contemplating his fate as he flies into battle. Throughout the album, an army of Washington, DC area musicians have collaborated to pour Jazz, Rock, Blues and Metal into the mix and the electronic trickery on the album can keep attentive ears busy for days. Definitely worth checking out...


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Andreas


Incredibly powerful lyrics. If all Rap music was like this, I would listen more to it.

Vicki

Wonderful lyrics. Challenging music.
The lyrics present today's truth. Wonderful and thought provoking.
A great album.

Tori

What Rap Needs
This is a great example of what the rap world needs. Lyrics are intelligent and worth putting in your stereo. I wish more rappers would speak to the truth like this guy. It's nice to hear something that makes you think and look at the world differently.

BH


CD is great. Favorite tracks: Dawn to Dawn and Story of a Lost Man.