2014 FME MIXTAPE MVP=SHY GLIZZY

2014 FME MIXTAPE MVP=SHY GLIZZY by Dan-O Usually someone dominates the mixtape scene; this goes all the way back to 50 Cent clearing the landscape and being the name on everyone’s lips. 2014 wasn’t the year for that. Most artists figured out that a tipping point exists where beyond a certain amount of content youContinue reading “2014 FME MIXTAPE MVP=SHY GLIZZY”

EP Review-PNDCOLOURS by PARTYNEXTDOOR

EP Review-PNDCOLOURS by PARTYNEXTDOOR by Dan-O It might be an understatement to call PARTYNEXTDOOR music seductive. His version of the OVO sound has the depth of an infinite space, pulling you deeper into it the more you listen. The bass is trampling and before you know it you’re so lost in the atmospheric splendor thatContinue reading “EP Review-PNDCOLOURS by PARTYNEXTDOOR”

Mixtape Review-Wheel Power by Remedy

Mixtape Review-Wheel Power by Remedy by Dan-O I listened to last years Lord Wheelin mixtape so much that it might have been the most debated project of 2013 for me. It was so solid but somehow didn’t feel great and I always made a pledge to myself that the only things worth reviewing or readingContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Wheel Power by Remedy”

Song of The Year-Movin’ Bass by Rick Ross featuring Jay-Z produced by Timbaland

Song of The Year-Movin’ Bass by Rick Ross featuring Jay-Z produced by Timbaland by Dan-O I think my dream collaboration album would be Rick Ross, Jay-Z and Drake. Look at the songs they have all made together over the last few years! The difference in a Jay guest appearance on a Ross, Drake, or JeezyContinue reading “Song of The Year-Movin’ Bass by Rick Ross featuring Jay-Z produced by Timbaland”

Mixtape Review-Till The End of Summer by Villz

Mixtape Review-Till The End of Summer by Villz By Dan-O The post-Weeknd world of R&B can feel narcissistic and slimy. It’s often the reveling and recollecting of nefarious activities involving drugs, violence, and sex. Even the guilt espoused feels like a bit of brag. ALL THESE WOMEN ALL THIS MONEY; IS THIS LIFE? The weightContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Till The End of Summer by Villz”

Song Review-Fuckemx3 by OG Maco

Song Review-Fuckemx3 by OG Maco produced by Ducko McFli By Dan-O If I gave a yearly award for best yelling in rap music (I WOULD DO THE WRITE UP IN ALL CAPS!) OG Maco would win 2014. His fantastic self titled ep is fifteen tracks of weird wonderful screaming. The only normalized moment might beContinue reading “Song Review-Fuckemx3 by OG Maco”

How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.3

The Yellow Album ————————————————————————————————————————————— by Dan-O For proof positive that you are listening to an artist with the potential for pop rap stardom not just hip hop notoriety press play; The Yellow Album sounds like a platinum seller that should be in every Target you step in. An easy to way to judge this isContinue reading “How audiomack links taught me to relax and embrace Dom Kennedy p.3”

Three Reasons to Bang Ric Flair by Killer Mike

Three Reasons to Bang Ric Flair by Killer Mike by Dan-O Killer Mike is front and center as a loud and proud community voice. The first hip hop name anyone calls to interview about a political issue. All the people rabidly supporting the current Mike should walk backwards into his discography and here is threeContinue reading “Three Reasons to Bang Ric Flair by Killer Mike”