Song Review-Special by Gucci Mane featuring Anuel AA produced by Murda Beatz and Cubeatz

Song Review-Special by Gucci Mane featuring Anuel AA produced by  Murda Beatz and Cubeatz By Dan-O The reasons you should think of Gucci Mane as a genius lyricist are pretty straight forward: 1. Individuality-built his style on his own not a product of anyone or any other movement (in this way I think of himContinue reading “Song Review-Special by Gucci Mane featuring Anuel AA produced by Murda Beatz and Cubeatz”

Song of The Year-Threat 2 Society by 2 Chainz produced by 9th Wonder

Song of The Year-Threat 2 Society by 2 Chainz produced by 9th Wonder by Dan-O Shout out to 9th Wonder who knows the transcendent power of the right sample. Go ahead and find The Truthettes- So Good To Be Alive and bask in how pimpish that gospel song already is. Pumping it up, speeding it up and passingContinue reading “Song of The Year-Threat 2 Society by 2 Chainz produced by 9th Wonder”

Song of The Year-Westbrook by J.I.D. featuring A$AP FERG produced by Christo

  Song of The Year-Westbrook by J.I.D. featuring A$AP FERG produced by Christo by Dan-O It’s exciting when a new voice comes into full bloom for the public. In March of 2017 when J.I.D. put out his album The Never Story the underground publications sang about it and didn’t stop until the end of the year. ItContinue reading “Song of The Year-Westbrook by J.I.D. featuring A$AP FERG produced by Christo”

Top 5 Takeaways from 2 Future Albums in 2 Weeks

Top 5 Takeaways from 2 Future Albums in 2 Weeks by Dan-O Future just released back to back #1 albums (Future and HNDRXX). I wanted to provide five things to think about as you digest this mass of content. Are these in order of importance? Don’t be a nerd. No one cares. Who is Dre Moon?Continue reading “Top 5 Takeaways from 2 Future Albums in 2 Weeks”

Song of The Year-Like A Rockstar by Kodie Shane featuring Saucy Longwe produced by Matty P, Stonii Tha Melody God & D. Clax

Song of The Year-Like A Rockstar by Kodie Shane featuring Saucy Longwe produced by Matty P, Stonii Tha Melody God & D. Clax by Dan-O Kodie Shane’s new mixtape is called Big Trouble Little Jupiter and it is a great example of why Atlanta WINS.  Atlanta is the epicenter of weird (in my opinion theContinue reading “Song of The Year-Like A Rockstar by Kodie Shane featuring Saucy Longwe produced by Matty P, Stonii Tha Melody God & D. Clax”

Mixtape Review-1017 Vs. The World by Gucci Mane & Lil Uzi Vert

Mixtape Review-1017 Vs. The World by Gucci Mane & Lil Uzi Vert by Dan-O Gucci Mane is the Hunter S Thompson of hip hop. While I love Hunter I have never done drugs so I have very few people I can actually share that love with. People get swept up in the drugs and theContinue reading “Mixtape Review-1017 Vs. The World by Gucci Mane & Lil Uzi Vert”

Song of The Year-Winner$ by Scotty ATL featuring Cyhi The Prince produced by Toomp

Song of The Year-Winner$ by Scotty ATL featuring Cyhi The Prince produced by Toomp by Dan-O If someone asked me (no one ever asks me questions this specific) who the next hip hop mega-star from Atlanta will be I would answer Scotty ATL. I’m not saying he’s going to be a name; he’s already aContinue reading “Song of The Year-Winner$ by Scotty ATL featuring Cyhi The Prince produced by Toomp”

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”

Throwback Thursday-Lost Ya’ll Mind by Kilo Ali

Throwback Thursday-Lost Ya’ll Mind by Kilo Ali by Dan-O Netflix has a great documentary on Dungeon Family production team Organized Noize(The Art of Organized Noize) and its full of great old school southern rap name drops. I’ve been fascinated because because it feels like southern rap history is left to be the least explored outsideContinue reading “Throwback Thursday-Lost Ya’ll Mind by Kilo Ali”

Mixtape Review-The Cooligan by Scotty ATL

Mixtape Review-The Cooligan by Scotty ATL by Dan-O Being cool has nothing to do with style or taste. The icon of cool for a lot of Americans was Fonz on Happy Days but stylistically he wasn’t cool at all. He was set in the forties during the sixties; he looked silly to that audience. WhatContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Cooligan by Scotty ATL”