Kevin Gates-The Luca Brasi Story Mixtape Review

Kevin Gates-The Luca Brasi Story Mixtape Review by Dan-O The great unheralded fact about rap music is that most MC’s are not, in fact, on beat. About ten percent of every major artist who lays verses to records can really do it(Nas, E-40) but these are a select few. Not being able to do itContinue reading “Kevin Gates-The Luca Brasi Story Mixtape Review”

Songs of the Year-Starc​h by Curly Castro featuring Has-Lo & Boogieman Dela

Starch by Curly Castro featuring Has-Lo & Boogieman Dela by Dan-O Did you ever wonder what the Wu-Tang would sound like if they rapped about normal things like tipping at restaurants and laundry? I think you’d get tracks like this. The same ferocity and forcefully hard lyrics, same smashingly soulful production leaving your head noddingContinue reading “Songs of the Year-Starc​h by Curly Castro featuring Has-Lo & Boogieman Dela”

Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review

Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review by Dan-O The brush back that dampened the drill scene party was not centered on the obvious criticism (a lot of these artists sound the same) but the notion of recklessness. After all, the Midwest’s most notable current musical export drill is trap music with more violence and less responsibility comingContinue reading “Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review”

Songs of the year-On Dunk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZPSgUGQR_Q Songs of the year-On Dunk Sy Ari Da Kid & Dae Dae featuring D. Dash-On Dunk This is from another massive Trap-A-Holics Tape called Civil War 2: 2 Sides Of a Story produced by Blue Beats. For those of you who think Waka, Gucci and the Brick Squad have had their time, it’s certainlyContinue reading “Songs of the year-On Dunk”

Curren$y-New Jet City review

Curren$y-New Jet City review by Dan-O So many rappers have claimed a link between their lyrics and the novels of Donald Goines. I don’t think any of them do it as a shallow reputation boost, Goines is still the biggest selling African American author in history…a jailed genius who spun ghetto landscape into Shakespearean tragedy.Continue reading “Curren$y-New Jet City review”

Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review

Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review by Dan-O You can hear Nickelus F blow Drake off of his own tracks when Drake was focused on rapping (Room for Improvement era). For my ears it never translated to his music, he always had a masterful in your face flow but came off as a shock rapper. Having aContinue reading “Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review”

Freestyles to Free albums: the songs that got us there(Coke Rap Era)

Freestyles to Free albums: the songs that got us there Re-up Gang-20k Money Making Brothers on the Corner by Dan-O Re-up Gang-20k Money Making Brothers on the Corner When coke rap really gained steam I fell for it. Not because I’m a fan of cocaine. I’ve never done any drug in my life… I justContinue reading “Freestyles to Free albums: the songs that got us there(Coke Rap Era)”

Freestyles to Free albums: The songs that got us there(Game edition)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5YpjBVTpwA Freestyles to Free albums: The songs that got us there Game-300 Bars N Runnin by Dan-O A narrative has started on twitter, mostly by radio personalities and fellow rappers that Game has never had a wack album, untrue. He made a wack album called LAX. The narrative has its foundation in 300 Bars NContinue reading “Freestyles to Free albums: The songs that got us there(Game edition)”