Song of The Year-Wolf Mode by Chris Rivers

Song of The Year-Wolf Mode by Chris Rivers by Dan-O When talking about Noname a friend of mine made the argument that while her follow up album was very good(Room 25), she will likely spend her career measured against the song Casket Pretty from her first album (Telefone). This isn’t about producing an insurmountable hit. Casket Pretty is a hushedContinue reading “Song of The Year-Wolf Mode by Chris Rivers”

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”

Mixtape Review-Medicated Consumption by Chris Rivers

Mixtape Review-Medicated Consumption by Chris Rivers by Dan-O Can’t tell you how proud I am that the first Chris Rivers review I did for this site was written not knowing he was Big Pun’s son ( I live in Maine). I was able to talk about his talents and opportunities frankly and without any weirdContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Medicated Consumption by Chris Rivers”

Mixtape Review-Good Blood by Niko Is

Mixtape Review-Good Blood by Niko Is   by Dan-O   It wasn’t until yesterday that I realized I had been listening to Niko Is new mixtape Good Blood every day since it came out. As good as Niko Is at creating arresting imagery (example) “Eating blowfish sushi with Japanese golfers (Green Tomato Coupe)” this isContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Good Blood by Niko Is”