Quarantine Lifestyle: Music Edition

Quarantine Lifestyle: Music Edition by Dan-O It is important that you stay safe and stay in. In order to successfully do that you need to keep yourself sane. I want to give you a layout of dope music running through my headphones while on lock down. You can check these albums out when you wantContinue reading “Quarantine Lifestyle: Music Edition”

The Greatest Sports Reference of Curren$y’s Career and The Roadmap to Roster Appreciation

The Greatest Sports Reference of Curren$y’s Career and The Roadmap to Roster Appreciation by Dan-O It is not that I’d like to hang out with Curren$y….I kind of already do. The combination of how much music he puts out with the strength and clarity of his voice means he’s always in my ear with somethingContinue reading “The Greatest Sports Reference of Curren$y’s Career and The Roadmap to Roster Appreciation”

#SampleSnitch-Curren$y and Jay Worthy ride with The Stylistics

#SampleSnitch-Curren$y and Jay Worthy ride with The Stylistics by Dan-O The Stylistics are a huge marker in whether you’re talking to a real R & B person. Anyone who has ever heard music can monologue on the importance of Stevie Wonder or Marvin Gaye. Those are pop stars. The self-titled 1971 Stylistics album is betterContinue reading “#SampleSnitch-Curren$y and Jay Worthy ride with The Stylistics”

Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease

  Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease by Dan-O The mixtape era taught artists how to sell themselves post-music industry collapse. When Wiz & Curren$y dropped How Fly they outlined their rap and lifestyle values without any A & R influence or board meetings to approve. They sent it right toContinue reading “Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease”

Do Not Let 2018 Go By Without Hearing These Albums

Do Not Let 2018 Go By Without Hearing These Albums by Dan-O Niko Is- Uniko It’s crazy to think I’ve been growing alongside Niko Is for at least six years. When I found him I had just gotten into Brazilian Soul & Salsa music. The combination of that with bread and butter boom bap basslines allContinue reading “Do Not Let 2018 Go By Without Hearing These Albums”

Song Review-Figure It Out by Wiz Khalifa produced by Sledgren & Cookin’ Soul

Song Review-Figure It Out by Wiz Khalifa produced by Sledgren & Cookin’ Soul by Dan-O I love Wiz Khalifa’s first album Show and Prove released in 2006. He was a 19 year old kid spitting fire and I loved his bars. It was not always an easy process watching him become this generations Snoop. ByContinue reading “Song Review-Figure It Out by Wiz Khalifa produced by Sledgren & Cookin’ Soul”

Mixtape Review-The Motivational Speech by Curren$y & Lex Luger

Mixtape Review-The Motivational Speech by Curren$y & Lex Luger by Dan-O Simple story: 2 critically important figures in the history of hip hop link up and prove to the world why they had the power to change it in the first place. If you roll back through Luger’s best beats none of them are timestampedContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Motivational Speech by Curren$y & Lex Luger”

Song Review-Heard Dat by Smoke Dza produced by Harry Fraud

Song Review-Heard Dat by Smoke Dza produced by Harry Fraud by Dan-O When a sound is described as “nostalgic” no part of that is complimentary. They are inferring that it spins its wheels by replicating an old sound that we all miss and want back without moving at all into the future. It gets tossedContinue reading “Song Review-Heard Dat by Smoke Dza produced by Harry Fraud”

Mixtape Review-The Owners Manual by Curren$y

Mixtape Review-The Owners Manual by Curren$y by Dan-O It has not been easy to review mixtapes lately. While a lot of people are pleased as punch to see the upcoming on datpiff become available a lot of it sounds the same. Putting together daily playlists of new mixtapes I have more often than ever hadContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Owners Manual by Curren$y”

Free Album Review-Pilot Talk 3 by Curren$y

Free Album Review-Pilot Talk 3 by Curren$y by Dan-O On the Opening Credits (the first track) of Pilot Talk 3 Curren$y references his lost relationship to savagely independent hip hop mogul Dame Dash “then I tried to start a business with Damon…charge that to the game, learned some things…” he implies the money wasn’t right.Continue reading “Free Album Review-Pilot Talk 3 by Curren$y”