EP15: A Conversation About Nobility (w/ My Best Friend, Brian Roth)

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In Episode 15, I interview a very special person! Brian Roth. My best friend, best man in my wedding, and camera man behind all of my music videos. Brian and I discuss the concept of nobility. What does it mean to be “noble”? What are the challenges of being noble? How do we see nobility […]

EP14: Media For Transformation w/ Shadi Toloui-Wallace

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Ever stopped to ponder on whether the music we consume, promote, and create accurately reflects the type of society we want to live in? In Episode 14 of Elevated Conversations, I explore this important question with the amazingly talented and inspiring Baha’i-inspired musician, Shadi Toloui-Wallace, as she shared about an exciting new project she is […]

EP13: Q&A (COVID-19, Future Projects, and My Beard!)

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Another fun Q&A session where I take questions from listeners and speak on them! The questions for this episode centered on the current COVID-19 situation, future musical projects and collaborations, as well as the current length of my beard! To submit your questions for future podcasts, message or email me at: https://www.facebook.com/colbyjeffersmusic/ https://www.instagram.com/colbyjeffers/ colbyjeffersmusic@gmail.com

EP12: New Day (Album Review) w/ Randy’d’dawn

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What type of music would a Baha’i-inspired rapper born in Tanzania create while serving at the Baha’i World Center in Haifa, Israel? In Episode 12, I’ll answer that question as we go international to interview Baha’i-inspired rapper Randy’d’dawn about his album “New Day”. Randy also discusses his journey as a Baha’i-inspired rapper, what draws him […]

EP11: The 7 Cities (Album Review) w/ Emiliano “Diversoul” Morondos

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In Episode 11, I interview a mentor and inspiration of mine, Baha’i-inspired rapper, Emiliano “Diversoul” Morondos, about his new album The 7 Cities, inspired by the book The Seven Valleys written by Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Baha’i Faith. Emiliano discusses his journey as a Baha’i-inspired rapper, and shares the top insights he gleaned from the nine year process of […]

EP10: Thief In The Night (Album Review) w/ Karim Rushdy

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In Episode 10, I interview my good friend and fellow Baha’i-inspired rapper, Karim Rushdy, about his new album Thief In The Night. Karim discusses the inspiration behind the album, some of the biggest challenges of completing it, as well as some of the most joyful moments of creating the album. Action Items: Stream the Thief In […]

EP9: What Is Love? (ft. my wife, Mallory Quigg)

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Episode 9 is a special Valentine’s Day edition of the Elevated Conversations podcast. I discuss the word “love” with my amazing wife, Mallory! Mallory and I explore the definition of love, some Baha’i Writings about love, and the 5 Love Languages. Action Items: Take the 5 Love Languages Quiz: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/quizzes/ Find an inspiring quote about […]

EP8: How To Write More Inspiring Rap Lyrics

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In Episode 8, I break down my 5 tips on how to write more inspiring rap lyrics! Here is the list: 1) Find a deep sense of purpose and motivation 2) Read inspiring material connected to your song content 3) Start your writing process by brainstorming 4) Study other inspiring rappers 5) Rap about your […]

EP7: The 5 Pillars of Creativity (from the God MC)

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A breakdown of the 5 Pillars of Creativity, as described by the legendary rapper Rakim in his new book Sweat the Technique: Revelations on Creativity from the Lyrical Genius. To learn more about Rakim: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rakim To purchase Sweat The Technique: https://www.amazon.com/Sweat-Technique-Lyrical-Genius-Breaks/dp/0062850237/

EP6: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Reflections, Inspiration, Tests, & Growth)

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020, I share some history about Dr. King, how Dr. King inspires me in my work to contribute to positive social change, some recent tests I’ve had and how they helped me grow, as well as some actions steps we can all take to honor Dr. King […]

2019 Year In Review

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2019 was a year filled with joy, creativity, collaboration, and continued growth! I find the end of the year a nice time to reflect on progress, and I thought I’d write up a little something to share the major highlights with everyone who has been supporting me along the way – LIKE YOU! The Release […]

10 Songs About Humility and Being Humble

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In a society that encourages and rewards competition, self-gratification, and narcissism, it can be a rare occurrence to come across someone with true humility. This is especially true in today’s popular music. However, it is my belief that to have a humble posture of humility is actually more praiseworthy than to be someone who boasts […]

Synergistic Flow: 10 Dope Rap Collaborations

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Synergy – “The interaction of two or more elements that when combined produce an effect that is greater than the sum of its individual elements.” We all know how excited we get when two of our favorite artists come together for a collab… It’s because of the synergistic effect that their combined creativity produces. Each […]

What Is A Friend?: 10 Songs About True Friendship

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It’s one of the most powerful words in the English language. It’s something that makes us human. When we have them, life is more enjoyable. When we feel like we don’t have any, life feels depressing. Some of us desire to have many of them, while others are content with just a select few, but […]

Reflective Rap: 10 Rap Songs That Ask Questions

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Music has many powers. It can bring us feelings of joy and happiness, or tap into sadness and despair. It can get us pumped up, or it can calm us down. But when it comes to deep lyrics, one of the most powerful things about music is its capacity to help us reflect. And what […]

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