Adam Reverie – Black Boy Out in Poverty

Adam Reverie - Black Boy Out in Poverty

Adam Reverie - Black Boy Out in Poverty

Adam Reverie mixes this new school cadence and flow with content-filled lyrics to speak on how the music industry will destroy the culture for profit. The intended audience of this message are those who might be tempted to believe the hype being pushed on them by the industry that tries to dumb down their sound or their efforts to make a needed statement. It’s hard for a “Black Boy Out in Poverty” to refuse to dumb it down in the face of the potential come up for himself, his family, and friends.  Reverie’s chorus sums it up well:

Black boy out in poverty
Understand that the industry’s plan
Is to use your mind
To kill us one at a time
All they want is
(You to dumb it down 
Make a profit and rape the culture) x4
The Michigan emcee rounds out “Black Boy Out in Poverty” with a poem that speaks to the lessons he learned through the music and teachings of KRS-One.
Keep an eye on this dude.

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