#Bandcampgold-G-Worthy(G-Perico & Jay Worthy) produced by Cardo

#Bandcampgold-G-Worthy (G-Perico & Jay Worthy) produced by Cardo by Dan-O Can I tell you what separates Cardo from his peers at the very top of hip hop production? The Neptunes make anyone sound cool from Kelis to Timberlake to Pusha and Malice to Britney Spears. Not everyone sounds cool on a Cardo beat. Cardo beatsContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-G-Worthy(G-Perico & Jay Worthy) produced by Cardo”

Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy

Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy by Daniel Olney Anger and depression are the most interesting shows to watch they present the adversity that begs the question; how to overcome it. Entertainers are well aware of this and some of our favorite musicians (rappers being no exceptions) are actors digging through the lovely life they have forContinue reading “Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy”

#ThrowbackThursday-Love In, Love Out by Cormega

ThrowbackThursday-Love In, Love Out by Cormega by Dan-O For a while whenever someone was at my house and said they wanted to hear Nas, I would put on Cormega. This wasn’t a slight at Nasty Nas at all, in Maine Nas was known and quite respected but the depth and importance of the surrounding dudesContinue reading “#ThrowbackThursday-Love In, Love Out by Cormega”

Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson produced by Alchemist

  Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson  produced by Alchemist by Dan-O Have I told you how much I love Westside Gunn’s Flygod album? It has the same crushing sense of hardcore content with a twist of dark humor that Sean Price was so great at creating. In addition, it features productionContinue reading “Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson produced by Alchemist”

Mixtape Review-The Kanan Tape by 50 Cent

Mixtape Review-The Kanan Tape by 50 Cent by Dan-O One song on 50 Cent’s new Kanan Tape (free release mixtape) flawlessly represents the conundrum of 50. The song is called Body Bags and it starts with 50 telling a story about gambling one night, when a gunman barges in, shouting for everyone to go face downContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Kanan Tape by 50 Cent”

Free Album Review-Fuck The Money by Talib Kweli

Free Album Review-Fuck The Money by Talib Kweli by Dan-O At his worst Talib Kweli is still a tremendous talent. He’s just an unlistenable unlikable one. In the very lowest stages of his career you would find him stiff and professorial; determined to teach you how OPEC really works. At his best he is howContinue reading “Free Album Review-Fuck The Money by Talib Kweli”

Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights

Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights by Dan-O The fact that the Pro Era general’s new mixtape Summer Knights is unsuccessful is a known fact in the hip hop world. All the excited fingers that hit the download button on 1999 hit it again for Summer Knights. Shortly after listening to the half engaged native tongueContinue reading “Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights”