How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.2

How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.2 by Dan-O The Original Dom Kennedy A year older and more seasoned The Original Dom Kennedy is a tougher piece of art than From The Westside with Love. The production steps up to the next level as Hit Boy takes shape as aContinue reading “How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.2”

Song Review-Cops by Chief Keef

Song Review-Cops by Chief Keef by Dan-O While on the Champs podcast (with Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher) Detroit fire breather Danny Brown spoke glowingly of Keef and the new dimension his production gives to his music. My ears are full of the exact other kind of commentary on Keef, which made this view interesting.Continue reading “Song Review-Cops by Chief Keef”

How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.1

How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.1 by Dan-O The first thing I ever knew about LA MC Dom Kennedy was EVERYONE loves this guy. He features on SchoolBoy Q’s album, Freddie Gibbs mixtape, Smoke Dza takes time to rap about conversations with Dom that changed his life. Curren$y doesContinue reading “How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.1”

Song Review-Soda by Azealia Banks

Song Review-Soda by Azealia Banks by Dan-O You can get fooled into disliking Azealia Banks without ever hearing her music. You can read articles by critics who haven’t seen natural light in years about how symbolically important her tweets are. She has a huge persona that swings wildly at everything (and everyone) around it. TheContinue reading “Song Review-Soda by Azealia Banks”

Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf

Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf by Dan-O I became completely infatuated with the Dej Loaf mixtape Sell Sole on track 7. It was great before that but the shorthand I had been using in my head about Dej Loaf based on her snarling single Try Me was “This is a little female 50 cent;Continue reading “Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf”

Song Review-O Lord by Boosie Bad Azz

Song Review-O Lord by Boosie Bad Azz by Dan-O When Boosie got out of jail we knew that new music was destined to hit but I’m not sure anyone anticipated the raw nerve emotion of Life After Deathrow. Its way more bravely naked than I expected. This is a 2pacish mental space where the forceContinue reading “Song Review-O Lord by Boosie Bad Azz”

FREE ALBUM REVIEW- Run The Jewels 2 by El-P x Killer Mike

FREE ALBUM REVIEW- Run The Jewels 2 by El-P x Killer Mike by Dan-O Everyone has come up to me the last few weeks asking what I think of the event album Run The Jewels 2. Honestly, I had no idea what to say but at this point I’m willing to take a go atContinue reading “FREE ALBUM REVIEW- Run The Jewels 2 by El-P x Killer Mike”

Song of The Year-Club Goin’ Up On A Tuesday by ILoveMakonnen produced by Sonny Digital & Metro Boomin

http://www.trillhd.com/video/6972/ilovemakonnen-club-going-up-on-a-tuesday Song of The Year-Club Goin’ Up On A Tuesday by ILoveMakonnen produced by Sonny Digital & Metro Boomin by Dan-O Whenever the 2014 mixtape universe gets discussed a large part of that shouting match is dedicated to how delightfully strange Atlanta hip hop has been. The first name given as an example of theContinue reading “Song of The Year-Club Goin’ Up On A Tuesday by ILoveMakonnen produced by Sonny Digital & Metro Boomin”

Mixtape Review-Underground Cassette Tape Music by Gangsta Boo & Beatking

Mixtape Review-Underground Cassette Tape Music by Gangsta Boo & Beatking by Dan-O In no uncertain terms, Underground Cassette Tape Music is the best singular Southern Hip Hop mixtape of 2014. That’s a pretty high compliment in a year full of energized weirdo Southern bounce. The first track Come Off Dat begins with a first rappedContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Underground Cassette Tape Music by Gangsta Boo & Beatking”