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Pre-save and pre-add wordsmith’s new album called “bittersweet” wherever you get your music. It drops September 17th 

You can find wordsmith on most platforms @wordsmith and on Instagram as @Wordsmithmusic 
Wordsmith’s TED talk: https://youtu.be/AsUcY8FXHWI 
Support Rise with a Purpose: https://www.risewithapurpose.com/ 
25 minutes correction it is Berklee City Music: https://www.berklee.edu/city-music 
Wordsmith is a Baltimore-based songwriter, performer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. In 2009 he opened his independent label NU Revolution Entertainment. Since its inception, distribution and licensing deals with INgrooves, United Masters, Redeye, and APM Music helped the company flourish! Wordsmith has released 6 albums over his career, became a Grammy Voting Member and earned winner of Best Rap/Hip Album for Perspective Jukebox at the 16th Independent Music Awards. Wordsmith continues to use this platform to strengthen partnerships with major brands like: Netflix, ESPN, NFL Network and WWE to name a few. 2019 brought prominent features in the hit shows Russian Doll (Netflix), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), Preacher (AMC), Skam France (UK TV) and recently had two songs featured in the video game NBA 2K21 Next Gen! Continuing to expand the company, Wordsmith officially opened his nonprofit “Rise with a Purpose, Inc.” and delivered his first TED Talk via John Hopkins University in 2021. Partnering with the US Department of State to fund performances and workshops in countries around the world to strengthen multicultural ties, Wordsmith has brought his influential music to Azerbaijan, Haiti, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Angola and Ukraine. During the pandemic he performed Virtual Tours for Panama, Tunisia, Tanzania and Ukraine to keep the cultural connections strong! 
The Best Music Podcast #36 | Wordsmith — Rap | Bittersweet, Virtual Tours, Rise with a Purpose 
0:00 Intro 
2:30 Warm-up questions 
06:45 Clean lyrics 
12:00 Defining success 
14:30 Virtual tours 
20:40 Rise with a Purpose 
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Logo, Intro Video, and Branding: Arron Leishman 
Audio and Video: Zach Ramey zacherylramey@gmail.com 
Dan’s Thumbnail Photo: John Mollura Photography