Younglan's Elbow Room Poem: Review by Lami Tanko

by Alewa House, published 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Elbow Room by Younglan is a 36-stanza kasen poem, which can be considered as a ‘Cry for liberation’ that was themed around the aspect of politics and Corruption. The poem started with a sad melodious melancholic tone which was followed by deep words that can be perceived as thought-provoking and can be regarded as an anthem of the modern generation Revolutionaries. 

What makes this poem fascinating is the writer's ability to motivate and give feeling of hope to the listeners amidst his frustration.The poem was spoken in an uneven tone which shuffled between anger, frustration, bitterness and positivity, It was so good that the writer's emotions could be felt in the tone of his voice.

Younglan began this poem by striking a balance between love and hate in the first stanza whilst saying "so I am hating the president now so I might just love him later"

The piece has a series of regular and irregular rhyme schemes (AA,BB,CC,AB,AC,BC ) through-out the stanzas also word plays "We're monsters and when these useless good for nothing leaders of ours die ,we cry and they give us public holidays as if we mourn stars" and figures of speech like:

-Repetition where he said "fight another day "twice, to lay emphasis on the process 

-Personification where the writer said "The Earth has had enough of the poor man’s blood these days it regurgitates it even "This shows the writers awareness of literal terms and his ability to use them without straying away from the intended message or motive 

- Alliteration was also employed to create a rhythm within the poem

The poem explores deeply the two side polarizing human nature, in this case the poets frustration is driven by his inability to make a difference alone yet being forced to tolerate what he's been getting from the politicians.

The second stanza brings to light the government's inability to recognize the people's effort “work very hard they told us, work very hard so you can earn a place among stars and yes! We worked very hard but look at us now we're monsters"

The speaker’s voice is invisible throughout the poem, where he acts as an imaginary speaker. Younglan does not share his life experiences throughout the poem, but rather uses an invisible voice by acting as an imaginary speaker. Despite the fact that he has used the first person sometimes in the poem" it is driving me crazy so I might just get a gun soon", his voice is invisible. This is a powerful approach, which helps in drawing the audience’s attention.

The lofty ideas in his 36-stanza kasen poem motivates me to keep fighting till the change I desire is made. Therefore it is highly recommended that everyone should listen to the poem and reap the benefits of the wisdom along the stanzas.

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Kenny Wonder Releases a 3 in 1 EP/Album

by Alewa House, published 2 days, 3 hours ago

Kenny Wonder is one of the music industry’s most significant unsung heroes. During a career that spanned more than twenty years, he changed the lives of many artists, engineers, mixers, producers, and music lovers in general. Without him, the music industry today would look very different.

He is the most consistent artist and producer and one of the most influential talents in the last two decades. Average fans know him for his greatness as an artist, but he is just as skilled as a music producer.

His musical contributions can be traced back to "Telli Person" for Timaya, and "Cinderela" for Olu maintain. He released his first album "One by One Hit" in 2006, and a jazz compilation, "Saxo-Vaccination" in 2020. These projects were widely accepted with positive reviews all over the world.

In 2022, he released several singles, which included "Smoothie", "Action" featuring Mai Zhafi, and "Hot Inside" featuring Orion.

He has worked with the likes of 2face aka 2Baba, Timaya, Olamide, Phyno, Victoria Kimani, Cecile, Olumaintain, Emma Nyra, Oritsefemi, CDQ, to mention just a few.

He places a strong value on the art of collaboration, which allows him to create entirely different sonic moods for each of his projects.

His latest project, "3in1" is a compilation of three new singles, which he is releasing on the same day. This project contains songs like "Yaro", "Mi Amor", and "Hustling & Balling" featuring KODii S.O.G.

The 3 In 1 project is officially released on the 2nd of December 2022.

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Announcement: Video Upload Now Open to Alewa House Content Creators

by Alewa House, published 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Before now, content creators could only submit video requests via cloud providers to Alewa House by mail unlike for stories and album/singles. This will change starting from today, Alewa House content creators will now be able to upload and sell videos. Content moderation is still not going away anytime soon. This is because the company has a strong intellectual property protection culture.

Secondly, the updates also comes with a better designed dashboard with detailed analytics for each of content creators' digital assets. Alongside is location insight, since it is very important to know where content creators' audiences come from.

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You will also find a detailed breakdown of your earnings on all your digital assets

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Our sole aim at Alewa House is to give power to content creators and that is why it is deliberately designed from the onset to allow Content Creators to earn from followers. The first of its kind. Right! The more followers they have, the more money they make. Here is a brief illustration from Singer and Songwriter Edge Golbador:

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Spread the word to family, relatives and friends that have digital contents that would like to sell or monetize? Spread the opportunity for content creators to earn for life.