Sample Snitch-Chaka Khan, Simply Red, 8ball, & MJG

  Sample Snitch-Chaka Khan, Simply Red, 8ball, & MJG by Dan-O So UGK dropped their first album Too Hard To Swallow in 1992 stacked with old soul samples. The sample listing includes Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, and the Isley Brothers. I’ve already written a previous Sample Snitch about the Isley connection with UGK. A year laterContinue reading “Sample Snitch-Chaka Khan, Simply Red, 8ball, & MJG”

#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”

Song of The Year-Knicks by Freddie Gibbs produced by Madlib

http://songs.to/#!pl=4c4fbb0394559d3120f10d23be2f957854a05ca4 Song of The Year-Knicks by Freddie Gibbs produced by Madlib by Dan-O When the full album collaboration between these two forces was announced some aspects of it were certain. The lyrics were going to be tough. Gibbs has a range of toughness that runs anywhere from Rambo going back in Vietnam to win itContinue reading “Song of The Year-Knicks by Freddie Gibbs produced by Madlib”

Song of the Year-Easts​ide Moonwalker by Freddie Gibbs produced by GMF

Song of the Year-Easts​ide Moonwalker by Freddie Gibbs produced by GMF by Dan-O All of the debate about Kanye West’s new album Yeezus versus Jay-z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail obscures the real best rap album of 2013 so far from its rightful spotlight….and that’s Freddie Gibbs #ESGN (Evil Seeds Grow Naturally). If you want theContinue reading “Song of the Year-Easts​ide Moonwalker by Freddie Gibbs produced by GMF”

Freddie Gibbs #BFK mixtape review

Freddie Gibbs #BFK mixtape review by Dan-O On a handful of occasions I’ve closed my eyes and listened to a Freddie Gibbs verse as if I was listening to the next Kool G Rap. Someone who would redefine tough talk for a new generation; that’s a great vision but G Rap never had to refineContinue reading “Freddie Gibbs #BFK mixtape review”