Peeling The Layers of Damn

Peeling The Layers of Damn by Dan-O The rewarding part of Kendrick Lamar’s album Damn is how many layers it has while not demanding anything of you. If you just want to enjoy it you can do that. I got together with my cohort Lewis Richards and we analyzed the religious┬áthemes present in the album.Continue reading “Peeling The Layers of Damn”

Sample Snitch-I Choose You and the Willie Hutch effect on hip hop

Sample Snitch-I Choose You and the Willie Hutch effect on hip hop by Willie Hutch The chorus for I Choose You has been lifted by countless rap icons from Project Pat, Wiz Khalifa and most famously UGK on Int’l Playaz Anthem (I Choose You) featuring Outkast. Willie Hutch infused his music with qualities that notContinue reading “Sample Snitch-I Choose You and the Willie Hutch effect on hip hop”

Song Review-Who Want It by David Banner featuring Black Thought & WatchtheDuck produced by THX

  Song Review-Who Want It by David Banner featuring Black Thought & WatchtheDuck produced by THX   by Dan-O No one is dumber than me on the subject of Black Thought. While I love and admire The Roots discography and hang on every new release the way nearly every hip hop head of my generationContinue reading “Song Review-Who Want It by David Banner featuring Black Thought & WatchtheDuck produced by THX”

Song of The Year-College Girls by P-Lo featuring Skizzy Mars

Song of The Year-College Girls by P-Lo featuring Skizzy Mars By Dan-O People who love fun hip pop music were a little let down by Lil Yachty’s debut album Teenage Emotions which turned out to be oppressively long and confusingly muddled with several elements that don’t serve Yachty well. If you are looking for theContinue reading “Song of The Year-College Girls by P-Lo featuring Skizzy Mars”