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Otep Shamaya
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Me, me, meme: a cunning linguist with a gold leaf halo of high hubris. Word junkie, mental pugilist, proactive reactionary - seeking spiritual intercourse & cerebral nutrition in the secret arts of this and/or that.

"Following in the footsteps of outspoken musicians from folk singer Woody Guthrie to Rage Against The Machine's Zach de la Rocha, Otep Shamaya has positioned herself as one of music's catalysts for social change." — Revolver Magazine
"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence." - Robert Fripp We stand on the edge of national metamorphosis armed with hope and lengthy dreams, and the desire to leave the mistakes of the past far, far behind us.  Some wake to a blessed plague of amnesia hoping never to recover the damage that was done. Some keep marching forward feeling the heavy ache of everything they wish to change about themselves and our nation dragging behind them like a long, prolonged shadow. And still others shine above the sun, sparkling like raging cosmonauts, propelled by the strength and power of their pathological optimism. I tend to slingshot between a
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My fellow degenerates, In a world where the likes of Rand Paul and Sarah Palin excel, where working people are the eager pawns for the filthy rich, where rats feed freely and the poor obey like insects, truth is certainly friction. In this case, the two opposing forces causing the friction are historical amnesia and pure pious stupidity. This is not new. It has always been a vital part of our national identity: freedom for some, slavery for others, liberty for all - except women, indigenous tribes, slaves, gays, & the Irish. As a people, we tend to detest truth. Indeed, collectively, we are unwilling to see the forest for the matchsticks. W
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we just don't get it
I hear you get your idea's for your artwork and music from your dreams ( I think this is the right Otep.. I hope so haha) I do the same. I have weird ,creepy dreams and every morning I would rather starve from not having breakfast and draw my dream's out. You see I want to be a comic book artist and concept artist but yeah.. I have some fucked up dreams dude! Thank you for reading my comment :)
Greetings from England :) AC x

Just wanted to leave a message saying you're a huge inspiration to me and most likely many more! Even though hearing about you breaking up saddens me quite a lot, I understand the situation, and hope to see you come back in the future some day to write more music and whatnot! 

If not then I hope you make the best of what ever else you choose to do!

Take care!

saw you in Ohio last month at Alrosa Villa. I literally cried when you started singing Eet the Children