Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep

Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep by Dan-O So its 2005. Last year Mobb Deep put out Amerikaz Nightmare which was a superb album but destroyed internally by Jay-z who pulled strings to keep the radio/video play down. 50 Cent signs Mobb Deep which is a pretty big deal because his first album inContinue reading “Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep”

Song of The Year-Super Crip by Snoop Dogg produced by Just Blaze

Song of The Year-Super Crip by Snoop Dogg produced by Just Blaze by Dan-O I’m not going to waste any time trying to convince you that Snoop Dogg’s new album Coolaid is remarkable and one of the best albums of 2016. If you’re reading this it’s likely that your image of Snoop is very closeContinue reading “Song of The Year-Super Crip by Snoop Dogg produced by Just Blaze”

Mixtape Review-Summer on Sunset by Wale

Mixtape Review-Summer on Sunset by Wale by Dan-O The tastemakers (a relatively small group of middle aged white dudes) decided a long time ago to wash their hands of Wale. Post-backpacker he embraced more of the uncomfortable/odd/off-putting elements of himself. Going to Maybach Music allowed him to make weird (maybe weird isn’t strong enough) sex jokes andContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Summer on Sunset by Wale”

Worst Song of The Year-Juice by Future

Worst Song of The Year-Juice by Future by Dan-O Future released his new mixtape Project E.T. it’s a DJ Esco mixtape but it’s obviously Future.  Stereogum and Pitchfork (& others) are saying that Future sounds tired. This is code. He doesn’t actually sound like he needs to catch 8 more hours under silk sheets orContinue reading “Worst Song of The Year-Juice by Future”