Mixtape Review-Air Time by Mouse On Tha Track

Mixtape Review-Air Time by Mouse On Tha Track by Dan-O Some people can’t help but be fun. It’s in their bones. In my generation we all looked at Billy Joe Armstrong from Green Day and snickered. It seemed like he just couldn’t stop making fun bankable pop music no matter what he tried to do.Continue reading “Mixtape Review-Air Time by Mouse On Tha Track”

Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz

Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz by Dan-O Thinking about the new Mickey Factz mixtape 740 Park Ave makes me physically angry. It stirs the desire in me to jump in the air, loudly swear, and flail my arms. He uses the story of the super expensive upper crust dwellingContinue reading “Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz”

Mixtape Review-Tony by King Louie

Mixtape Review-Tony by King Louie by Dan-O Most subgenres start out as a descriptive insult. Swag rap is the rule not the exception. While it’s absolutely true that swag is a horribly annoying term that got beaten into the soil a few years ago the music is still pretty astonishing. Fans of the way hipContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Tony by King Louie”

EP review-Sinatra by Vado

EP review-Sinatra by Vado by Dan-O I’ve been doing a lot of traveling recently and getting deep into the mixtapes of the year. Some stand up as glorious and possibly even better than when they came out. Others lose their polish. Sinatra came out earlier in the year and while it was great, everything VadoContinue reading “EP review-Sinatra by Vado”

Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave

Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave by Dan-O NY radio personalities disingenuously perpetually ponder the state of NY hip hop and its difficulties. If the 5 Boroughs have a problem at all it’s this over thinking. When a new artist with talent comes out of NY his talent isn’t even that exciting the localContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave”

Song of The Year-Very Much Money (Ice King Dream) by Open Mike Eagle produced by Ultra Combo

Song of The Year-Very Much Money (Ice King Dream) by Open Mike Eagle produced by Ultra Combo by Dan-O You can move mountains you can be the most interesting man in the world but if you’re broke it doesn’t really matter. That’s how it feels anyway, and this song articulates that feeling in a transcendentContinue reading “Song of The Year-Very Much Money (Ice King Dream) by Open Mike Eagle produced by Ultra Combo”

Mixtape Review-CMG presents Chapter One by Young Gotti & CMG

Mixtape Review-CMG presents Chapter One by Young Gotti & CMG by Dan-O One of the sticky notes slapped on the surface of Southern Hip Hop is the stars that shine brightest rocket upward only to fall into obscurity once the prevailing tide changes or the hit gets old. It’s impossible to make this argument workContinue reading “Mixtape Review-CMG presents Chapter One by Young Gotti & CMG”

Song Review-The Destroyer by Chris Rivers

Song Review-The Destroyer by Chris Rivers the skit the song by Dan-O Chris Rivers Wonderland of Misery 2 mixtape is full of incredible guest verses, songs that could be titled-blackout rap your ass off young star, the single most important skit of the year, inadequate freestyle and just about everything else you can imagine. ItsContinue reading “Song Review-The Destroyer by Chris Rivers”