In 2012 Wordsmith released his life lesson album, "King Noah," to some great reviews from publications like the Baltimore City Paper, Slug Magazine, Okayplayer, Pop Matters & more while licensing 8 out of the 11 songs to various cable networks. 6 months later he has completed his next installment of "real life" music with his "Blue Collar Recital" LP.
Using LIVE instrumentation, message driven lyrics, catchy melodies, relatable concepts & clever wordplay make Wordsmith"s "Blue Collar Recital" the blueprint for explaining our everyday life. Beginning at 5am in the morning Word takes the listener through a days"worth of blue collar incidents & triumphs. His songwriting skills are on full display as he weaves tales of living life check to check, testing a person"s faith, giving it your best, showing your brilliance, what to do during lunch break, dealing with daily traffic, happy hour and even vacation is covered on this 11 track album.
Though there is great detail in Wordsmith"s lyrics he manages to create catchy melodies in a vocal tone the average blue collar citizen can fill good about singing themselves. Fans alike will be able to use The Blue Collar Recital as a musical mood ring as it contains songs to fit any portion of a regular blue collar workday!
Furthermore, Wordsmith garnered an ASCAPLUS Award in 2011 & 2012 while licensing over 20 of his tracks to major companies like Nintendo, ESPN, VH1, Golf Channel, Six Flags, ABC, CBS, PBS & many more!
The Blue Collar Recital will be available September 17th, 2013
"Living Life Check to Check" Music Video
1. Its 5am Smell the Roses
2. Living Life Check to Check
3. When Your Faith is Tested
4. When in Doubt Give it Your Best
5. My Brilliance Shines Feat. Paul Rivers Bailey
6. Lunch Break The Afternoon Takeover Feat. Sean Toure, Notoriety, Tryfe & CuzOH! Black
7. Traffic Jammin"
9. Happy Hour The Universal Blackout
10. I Bet the Record Skips Feat. Cherri
11. Summer Love Feat. Kontact & CuzOH! Black