Writer. Poet. Hip-hop artist. Spoken word performer. All of these things. Austin-based artist Chucky Blk tackles racism and the illusion, the fallacy, of the “American dream” with unflinching honesty on his 2020 release, A Scathing Critique of Current Affairs. Today’s AMM featured track, “Top of My List,” unfolds as an ode to seizing life by every ounce of beauty it has to offer, lest it pass you by. “One must always Tinker often / and tarry less / The world breaming suck the nectar off it / Live to ingest / Every millisecond filled with a wonder / it takes patient to see…”
Catch a performance by Chucky Blk tomorrow night, Wednesday May 25, at The Far Out Lounge and Stage in South Austin. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the bill includes sets by Global Octopus, JWill and the Ego, and Tony22.
AMM May 24 2022
Chucky Blk at the Far Out Lounge and Stage, Wed. May 25, with Global Octopus, JWill and the Ego, and Tony22.