Raised by a single mother, Kevin Durant is the NBA’s 2013-14 Most Valuable Player.
Kevin Durant’s powerful, emotional MVP acceptance speech went viral impacting the hearts of so many.
Kevin recounted that he fell in love with basketball in the second grade.
Kevin shared his memory of the little family’s first apartment. “No bed, no furniture. We sat in the living room and hugged. We felt like we made it!”
It is truly poetic that this “Happy Mother’s Day” single was released just a few days before Kevin Durant’s beautiful tribute to his single mother.
Kevin’s tribute to his mom depicts exactly what this Mother’s Day single is expressing musically.
Kevin praised his mother, honoring her and all that she did for him and his brother:
“YOU made us believe,
kept us off the street,
put clothes on our back
food on the table
went to sleep hungry.
You sacrificed for us
YOUR the real MVP”
“Happy Mother’s Day” by Visual Poetics speaks of the single mom’s struggles, the feelings of the fatherless child and the encouragement that is felt by the strength spoken and exemplified by a single mom.
So uncannily parallel with Kevin Durant’s emotional acceptance speech to this recently released “Happy Mother’s Day” single.
I want to invite you to also listen to this “Happy Mother’s Day” single by Visual Poetics:
Happy Mother’s Day
To every person that has been a MOM to someone!
About the Artist Visual Poetics:
Visual Poetics is the founding member and long time producer of the underground group known as Little Egypt. Releasing several albums and touring extensively, Little Egypt became known for combining that raw Brooklyn Hip-Hop stage energy with conscious level lyrics.
In particular, Visual Poetics’ style is that of an old school storyteller. Weaving vivid images with complex metaphors, Vis (pronounced Viz) has been known to resurface from time to time dropping political pieces and other collaborative efforts over the past few years.
This chapter, Happy Mother’s Day, includes heavy production work from Compton’s own multitalented Trae Sevn and Khordz (of Little Egypt) combined with the smooth sounds of soulful singer/lyricist Madd Mary (look out!) for this heartfelt shout out and dedication to single parents worldwide.