Adam WarRock

“Old Man Logan (Remastered)” [24 Hour Rap-A-Thon Flashback]

Old Man LoganAdam WarRock “Old Man Logan (Remastered)” (Free Download)
Beat used: Reks “All In One”

THIS SATURDAY, I’ll be doing a 24 Hour Rap-A-Thon. For one straight day, I’ll be writing, recording and posting songs as fast as I can make them. You can pledge a per-song or lump sum donation to the Rap-A-Thon and support! A portion of all proceeds will benefit RAINN.org, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. 

EMAIL RAPATHON@GMAIL.COM AND PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT!

I thought I’d post one of the songs from the last Rap-A-Thon that I did in 2014, to give a good measure of the quality of songs I’m still able to make at such a quick clip. Here’s the full list of songs from the first Rap-A-Thon (minus one, that I had taken down for some technical reasons).

I hope you’ll take a moment and email rapathon@gmail.com, and pledge some small support.

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“Clark Kent” [free tunes]

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Adam WarRock “Clark Kent” (Free MP3)
Beat used: Chiddy Bang “Ray Charles”

First, I don’t often talk about the beats I use – mostly because I just grab them from wherever I find them and know nothing about the song itself. It’s rare that I know a song, and want to use the beat. I did here, and used Chiddy Bang’s “Ray Charles,” which is an amazing song and everyone should go check out, and hey, buy it, bc you know, musicians deserve support. For some reason, I had this hook in my head, and it kind of spiraled into this song about a guy named Clark Kent who works at LexCorp as an office drone. And everyone thinks he’s Superman, but he’s not, and has to just live his life with everyone assuming he is, which makes him sad. Or something. I don’t know, I just had a catchy hook in my head. So I hope you enjoy it.

You should also read some of the comments on my Taylor Swift “Shake It Off” rap on Youtube. It’s amusing.

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On October 18, I’ll be doing a 24 Hour Rap-A-Thon to benefit RAINN.org to fight sexual violence and abuse. What’s a Rap-A-Thon? It’s where I write, record and release as many songs as possible in one 24 hour period. People pledge a per-song amount or lump sum donation. We raise money for a good cause.

If you want to support, email rapathon@gmail.com, and pledge a per-song amount (you can set a maximum amount) or lump sum amount. After the Rap-A-Thon is over, I will email you and you can submit your payment via paypal or other digital means. Last time I did this, I made 16 songs in one day – this time, I’m going to try to break that record. Support adamwarrock.com and a great charity and cause, and pledge your support!

After the Rap-A-Thon, I’ll talk about my upcoming plans for album releases and the such, which I’ve been  hard at work on in the downtime. So get excited for new releases hopefully coming soon!

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“Shake (It Off)” [free tunes]

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Adam WarRock “Shake” (Download MP3)
Beat used: Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”

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So I made this song, and I should probably credit my friend Carey for introducing me to “Shake It Off” one morning in her office, with her yelling at me “You should make a rap song out of this!” She planted the seed in my head, that later became this song. And I have to say, I’m pretty proud of it. I have a tradition of taking famous pop songs and making raps out of them, so I guess it was only a matter of time before I took this song and flipped it (and for the record, I have always loved this song since that first morning in Carey’s office, I ain’t embarrassed. It’s a great pop song). So here’s a good way to get your week off and popping, or something.

alg-jerry-lewis-jpgDon’t forget, my 24 Hour Rap-A-Thon is still happening October 18! For 24 hours straight, I will write, record and post music, and you can pledge a per song amount or lump sum donation by emailing rapathon@gmail.com! A portion of all proceeds go to RAINN.org, to fight sexual violence and abuse. Support indie music, support a good cause, tune in and watch me make a ton of music from scratch!

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“After the Credits Scene” [free music]

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Adam WarRock “After the Credits Scene” (Download MP3)
Beat used: Jay Park “Evolution”

You know that feeling you get, after watching one of these modern superhero flicks? That time between the end of the movie, and waiting for the after-the-credits scene? When you sit around with your friends, adrenaline pumping, geeking out, just wasting time as those credits roll by? No, just me? Okay.

In any case, I wrote a song just riffing on that kind of an abstract concept, and I’m pretty proud of it. I hope you enjoy it.

Hey, go check out Mikal kHill’s new EP, I do a guest spot on it. You should also check out Tribe One’s new EP.

Now, get yer wallets out errbody!

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My 24 Hour Rap-A-Thon is still happening October 18. I will write, record and post music for 24 Hours straight, all in the name of raising money, a portion of which will benefit RAINN.org, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence and abuse charity. Last time I did this (in the infamous laptop theft of 2012), I made 16 songs in 24 hours. This year, I am trying to break 20.

You can donate by emailing rapathon@gmail.com, and pledging a per-song or lump sum amount. If you wish, you can set a maximum amount for your pledge. I’m excited to make a bunch of music for you, and raise some money for a good cause in the process.

So please support if you can, and let’s do some good in the name of nerd rap! Or..something like that.

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“Lumberjanes” [free tunes]

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Adam WarRock “Lumberjanes” (Download MP3)
Beat used: Eligh “Beautiful Addiction
Cover from Kate Leth Lumberjanes variant cover

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Listener Jemal emailed and asked me if I would do a Lumberjanes song. Being that I had read Lumberjanes, and that it’s a really good comic, I was like, “Sure!” See? It’s that easy to have your dreams come true.

It’s weird, I’ve had such a busy summer with work, touring, moving and getting settled into a new city – I’ve fallen insanely behind on a lot of comics (except X-Men, still caught up with that. Mystique? Really, Chuck?). So in a weird way, I’ve found it easier to follow non-big-Two books that have their own contained stories. Things like Lumberjanes, where you can follow a single title that has a vision by one creative team and isn’t bogged down by decades of canon to follow.

Anyway, that’s a tangent. The point is that if you like Gravity Falls and summer camp scary stories and good comics, you should definitely read Lumberjanes, from Boom by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis (art by Brooke Allen). It’s a great title, and one that you can hand to even younger readers and feel good about. For more information, check out Boom’s page on the comic.

Also, this Saturday I’ll be at Bombay’s in Ventura, CA performing at the official Central Coast Comic Con after party. Doors at 9m $5 donation to get in! More info here. Next week, Rose City Comic Con.

alg-jerry-lewis-jpgOn October 18, I’ll be doing a 24 Hour Rap-A-Thon! 24 hours of me writing, recording and posting as many songs as I can. Pledge a per-song (optional cap) or lump sum donation by emailing rapathon@gmail.com. A portion of proceeds will go to benefit RAINN.org, to fight sexual assault. Last time I did this, I made sixteen songs in a day. Can I beat it?

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  • Indie hip hop about pop culture. Nerd and geek stuff. Creator of The Browncoats Mixtape, Parks & Rec EP, Gravity Falls Rap, and a ton of other ephemeral Internet hits. Over 2 million views on Youtube. On tour performing everywhere. Loves pizza...












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