What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do.

What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do. by Dan-O I remember being angry about how much the Grammy’s suck since grade school. It was just a sad naked reality. A giant bloated out of touch parent leaning over and saying “That Will Smith, huh?! Best rapper alive.” Interestingly, their problem isContinue reading “What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do.”

#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka produced by Danger Mouse

#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka  produced by Danger Mouse by Dan-O An albums first song needs to put you squarely in their world, so the rest of the songs can expand it. Think about how important it is to start Eric B & Rakim’s Paid In Full with I Ain’t No Joke. My go-to favorite first song-off-an-album this year was CuzContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka produced by Danger Mouse”

My Favorite Album of 2019

My Favorite Album of 2019 by Dan-O How much do I love Jidenna? I’m not even worried about what drops in the rest of November and December. Bring Frank Ocean, Drake, bring a thousand Future features! None of it will replace the uniquely fly experience of listening to 85 To Africa. My excitement for his music mightContinue reading “My Favorite Album of 2019”

#BandcampGold-1990 by Amerigo Gazaway & Xiomara

#BandcampGold-1990 by Amerigo Gazaway & Xiomara by Dan-O I used to burn cd compilations of 90’s R & B. They were semi-notorious amongst my crew (Army stuff). I called the series “Booty Music” because the 90’s were the first decade where the music said what it meant. As richly political and social as 70’s RContinue reading “#BandcampGold-1990 by Amerigo Gazaway & Xiomara”