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10 Songs That Will Spark Inspiration And Cure Any Artist's Block

If you're out of ideas, these sweet tunes will have you creating in no time.

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It happens more often than I would like to admit. I pull out a fresh canvas, pick my poison of paint, dip my brush in, and then… nothing. We all experience a creative roadblock from time to time, but some of us (yours truly) tend to get discouraged and pack up shop without trying to cure it. As human beings, we are inspired by our unique emotions and experiences, which is often translated into music. Lucky for you, here's a list of ten sweet tunes that will dig you out of the hole and have you expressing yourself in no time.

1. "Different State of Mind" by Kid Bloom

This indie band does not disappoint. True to its title, "Different State of Mind" will make you think differently and relax you with its melody. This sound could practically paint a picture for me.

2. "Myth" by Beach House

You've never heard a sound like this. There is something whimsical about "Myth"- maybe it's the dream pop feel, or maybe it's the empowering message it holds about moving forward.

3. "Eyes" by Ambar Lucid

"Eyes" touches on the woes and wonderments of love that only the deepest thinkers might come across. Ambar Lucid has a way of making lyrics come to life, making this one of my favorite feel-good songs.

4. "Dreams Tonite" by Alvvays

Smooth enough to act as background noise for your next masterpiece, yet sentimental enough to stick with you, "Dreams Tonite" is something that will inspire you even after you've already listened to it.

5. "White Gloves" by Khruangbin

"White Gloves" could take the cake. The song tells a melancholy, yet magical tale set to a slow, funky beat, making it the best of both worlds.

6. "Chronic Sunshine" by Cosmo Pyke

If the name does not already give it away, "Chronic Sunshine" is the song that will pull you out of your creative slump. This alternative sound will ease your mind and make room for new ideas.

7. "Cool with You" by Her's

The formula for "Cool with You" is enough to jog your spirit: vaporwave meets dream pop. I promise you'll find yourself singing this while you sketch. Her's is one of my favorite bands for a reason.

8. "Season 2 Episode 3" by the Glass Animals

"Season 2 Episode 3" pairs a techno beat with honest feelings of relationships. Give this a listen and not only will you suddenly feel upbeat, but you might even feel like you've heard it before.

9. "I'm Just Snacking" by Gus Dapperton

A unique voice, a groovy vibe, and a tambourine. Need I say more? What part of this indie pop song wouldn't get your creative juices flowing?

10. "Oatmeal for Cowards" by Big Buddy

Don't be fooled by the soft voice; "Oatmeal for Cowards" is a new kind of rock song. This tune is one that will get your adrenaline pumping, preparing you to paint your little heart out.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

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    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

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    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    Lizzo Would Be Proud If You Used These 12 Lyrics From Her Songs As Instagram Captions

    My DNA test was right.

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    Lizzo is the confident gal we all know and love. Man, if I could just get a bit of her confidence, I would be set. She recently just released her third album this past month (in April, to be exact): "Cuz I love You." The album is composed of eleven listening-worthy songs.

    Personally, I love all of the songs. My favorites are "Juice" and "Truth Hurts." Although "Truth Hurts" isn't in her album, I will still post it, because why not? All in all, this article is going to explore twelve different lines, all gathered from all her songs you can use for your Instagram captions if you happen to run out of ideas.

    Let's face it: does it not suck when you have no ideas for a caption when you are about to post a BOMB selfie? I'm sure we have all been there.

    Aside from just posting lines from Lizzo's album, I suggest that you play this album as you are getting ready for your day, for an interview, for work, for a night out. Trust me, you will be pumped enough to tackle anything that comes your way. It is the perfect girl-power, feminist album that you can come across.

    Although I could choose more than one line from each of the songs, I thought it would be best to pick some of the lines that I, myself, have thought to be perfect choices for a caption and that would fit the best to my selfies. If you happen to have more ideas while you listen to Lizzo or any other artist in general, use them!

    Look no further: here are twelve captions you can use for your Instagram captions (even Facebook, too). Even better, try pulling a QPark in public and yell these out to random strangers. I'm sure they will appreciate it. Or maybe not so much. Up to you.

    1. "Never been in love before. What the f*ck are f*cking feelings, yo?"--" 'Cuz I Love You"

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    2. "Sugar, spice, and I'm nice, show me what you're made of"--"Like A Girl"

    3. "I was born like this, don't even gotta try"--"Juice"

    4. "So I figured out I gotta be my own type"--"Soulmate"

    5. "But love isn't easy, I'll do the hardest part"--"Jerome"

    6. "I don't need to apologize, us big girls gotta cry"--"Crybaby"

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    7. "I'm a thick b*tch, I need tempo"--"Tempo"

    8. "Don't hide no emotions, wear 'em on my sleeve all my feelings Gucci"--"Exactly How I Feel"

    9. "You can be my lover 'cause love looks better in color"--"Better In Color"

    10. "Everything reminds my heart of you"--"Heaven Help Me"

    11. "Hair down, moon lit, look at my lipstick"--"Lingerie"

    12. "I just took a DNA test, turns out I'm a 100% that b*tch"--"Truth Hurts"

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