The case for Schoolboy Q as a top 3 lyricist in 2018

The case for Schoolboy Q as a top 3 lyricist in 2018 by Dan-O I’m not doing the “he’s no Kool Moe Dee” all time argument with you Fuzzy Kangol Truthers. Save his place in history for later down the line right now we are talking about right now. The other thing to get out ofContinue reading “The case for Schoolboy Q as a top 3 lyricist in 2018”

Nick Grant and The Hip Hop Cultural Divide

Nick Grant and The Hip Hop Cultural Divide by Dan-O A lot of hip hop’s most important cultural “beefs” are forced onto it from the audience and not actually a problem the artists have. The west coast/east coast beef comes to mind as an example. What is happening right now is the great splitting ofContinue reading “Nick Grant and The Hip Hop Cultural Divide”

#Bandcampgold review-Solid Chunks of Energy by Jake McKelvie & The Countertops

#Bandcampgold review-Solid Chunks of Energy by Jake McKelvie & The Countertops by Dan-O Lyricism is so incredible because it can’t successfully be hidden. If you are really intent to find it you’ll be able to identify it. It’s not necessarily about the depth of the idea, but its vivid illustration. Jake McKelvie has that inContinue reading “#Bandcampgold review-Solid Chunks of Energy by Jake McKelvie & The Countertops”

Song Review-Old Street by Allen Poe featuring Emma Shaheen produced by Jaze Baqti

Song Review-Old Street by Allen Poe featuring Emma Shaheen produced by Jaze Baqti by Dan-O I was always going to do a song highlight for Allen Poe’s mixtape Pocket Full of Ohms. My original thought was the song Gina which is a classic hit-on-the-hot-chick-she-turns-you-down song. It’s a lot of fun as Von Pea and BasementContinue reading “Song Review-Old Street by Allen Poe featuring Emma Shaheen produced by Jaze Baqti”

Mixtape Review-New Wave by Ibn Inglor

Mixtape Review-New Wave by Ibn Inglor by Dan-O I’m old enough that if I told you I’ve only listened to hip hop I’d have to be lying. I grew into it and found that pathway in what my young mind viewed as the exhilarating expression of emotion. I found a direct link from Johnny RottenContinue reading “Mixtape Review-New Wave by Ibn Inglor”