Just Me (EP) Review
Da’Shade Moonbeam is a writer … period. Whether it involves putting words together that inspire and incite at poetry slams and open mics, or ripping stages as an emcee, he’s been there and done that at a high level with consistency and humility. A staple of the Austin, TX, spoken word and Hip Hop scene for many years, Da’Shade is considered by many to be a legend and pioneer. All of his musical output thus far has been with the group Backlisted Individuals, a Hip Hop duo that also consists of fellow emcee Snyp. Da’Shade has recently been going at it alone though, and his first official solo release comes in the form of an EP titled Just Me....
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You know the drill… Da’Shade Moonbeam is the real deal. A true original, he effortlessly blends different cultures and genres with ease, and in a package that most folks may not be ready to accept, but will be forced to in the near future. He’s changing the game, and bringing back the days when it wasn’t about something surface level, like swag or style… he’s taking it to a place where you have to stand out on your own terms in order to be truly heard and appreciated. Check out “Stylin’ On Em” for an example: