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  • I've had my own fears about opening up my words for the community and sharing my art. Our neighborhood had gone from being a blues mecca with people on the streets full of expression to having artists hide behind locked doors. So, Duke let's me in on his secret process, the wonders of an artistic universe, and the one song he'd share if the whole world was listening.

    "We have to find a door in. If you don't know how to find a door, that tells me that you are in your own way. To get outta your own way, then stay up for about three days. If you can stay up long enough, something inside you will die, your own WILL will die. Whoever you are and all your expectations will die, that person will go to sleep and they'll get outta the way. But you'll still be awake. And I guarantee whatever you are doing will just flow." -Duke
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