Mixtape Review-The Good Vibe Tribe by Audio Push

Mixtape Review-The Good Vibe Tribe by Audio Push by Dan-O The Good Vibe Tribe mixtape is as close as I am going to get to a return trip into LabCabinCalifornia. Pharcyde were so special because they managed everything, they were passionately fun, aggressively lyrical, excellently produced and always experimenting.  Audio Push don’t just give offContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Good Vibe Tribe by Audio Push”

Mixtape Review-Humble Hustle 3 by Young Moe

Mixtape Review-Humble Hustle 3 by Young Moe by Dan-O When I tell people that I adore Young Moe’s music they look at me cross-eyed. This is fully attributable to the fact that most people don’t know his music and he has a stupid name. The first time I was told of Moe’s awesomeness I certainlyContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Humble Hustle 3 by Young Moe”

Song Review-How U Feel by Fat Trel produced by Harry Fraud

Song Review-How U Feel by Fat Trel produced by Harry Fraud by Dan-O Trel’s new mixtape Gleesh feels like the proving ground for the number one Maybach Music question: does the luxuriously clean production style of the label fit the gritty goon content of the roster? Fat Trel is full of violent bluster with aContinue reading “Song Review-How U Feel by Fat Trel produced by Harry Fraud”

Young Moe-Humble Hustle 2 mixtape review

Young Moe-Humble Hustle 2 mixtape review by Dan-O Free Music Empire contributor D.L. aptly characterized the goals of Humble Hustle 1 in the last sentence of his review from April of last year (https://freemusicempire.com/2012/04/16/young-moe-humble-hustle-2012/), “Here is a bizarro gangster Trap Rap mixtape that fills in the gaps left by caricature, and shows a real person’sContinue reading “Young Moe-Humble Hustle 2 mixtape review”

Songs of the year-Brick to a Million by Master P, Alley Boy, and Fat Trel

Songs of the year-Brick to a Million by Master P, Alley Boy, and Fat Trel by Dan-O Master P is back! It’s kind of surreal since No Limit was one of the most publicly adored and critically detested movements in hip hop history. P looked around at the hip hop landscape and saw a bunchContinue reading “Songs of the year-Brick to a Million by Master P, Alley Boy, and Fat Trel”

Young Moe – Humble Hustle (2012)

One of the few archetypes that has not been beaten to death in gangster Rap is the “Everyman” – if only because no one really wants to be one. Gangster Rap has always thrived on the idea of the invincible villain that would let no man, woman or child stand in his way to riches.Continue reading “Young Moe – Humble Hustle (2012)”