Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T.

Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T. by Dan-O I would love to talk to Drake. When he went on Lebron James HBO show The Shop he was asked about the legacy of a truly great artist namely how to assess the ups and downs. The point he made has stuck with me, for Drake, a great artistContinue reading “Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T.”

Mixtape Review-Savage Holidays by Boosie Badazz

Mixtape Review-Savage Holidays by Boosie Badazz by Dan-O Savage Holidays is the greatest Christmas rap album of all time. The ability of Boosie to be able to take his superpower (turning painful stories/imagery into stadium sized anthems) and apply it to the holiday season is nothing short of exhilarating. It is not just his pain either. At the endContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Savage Holidays by Boosie Badazz”

Song of The Year-Slapbox by Conway The Machine produced by Daringer

Song of The Year-Slapbox by Conway The Machine produced by Daringer by Dan-O You can’t just call him Conway. He’s The Machine for a reason. When the beat comes on and his mouth starts it feels 100% organic like no pen has been picked up no plans have been made(This isn’t just how he soundsContinue reading “Song of The Year-Slapbox by Conway The Machine produced by Daringer”

Mixtape Review-4 Respect by Kevin Gates & Youngboy Never Broke Again

Mixtape review-4 Respect by Kevin Gates & Youngboy Never Broke Again by Dan-O Hip hop people say the same thing to each other about Kevin Gates. We look at each other with a head scratchers facial expression and say “I think he’d be one of the best rappers in the world if he wasn’t…crazy.” Anyone who heardContinue reading “Mixtape Review-4 Respect by Kevin Gates & Youngboy Never Broke Again”

Mixtape Review-Doll Szn by Asian Doll

Mixtape Review-Doll Szn by Asian Doll by Dan-O The intro track (Doll Szn Intro) on the mixtape Doll Szn does a spectacular job establishing who Asian Doll is for anyone coming late to the party. Immediately after you press play she vents and tears away the preconceptions you may bring to this music. She knowsContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Doll Szn by Asian Doll”

Mixtape Review(Mashup edition)-American Godfather by Jay-Z & DJ Skee

Mixtape Review (Mashup edition)-American Godfather by Jay-Z & DJ Skee by Dan-O It bothers me that the mixtape revolution which gave us hip hop in its modern form is hard to find traces of. You can still scour datpiff archives but when I throw “Kush and OJ” through my Amazon unlimited search bar it comes backContinue reading “Mixtape Review(Mashup edition)-American Godfather by Jay-Z & DJ Skee”

Mixtape Review-The Program by Cam’ron

Mixtape Review-The Program by Cam’ron by Dan-O I may have been more excited for this mixtape than I have been for any all year. While people can consider Cam out of the spotlight, past his prime, whatever way you want to say rap has “passed him by” I disagree.  1. Rap hasn’t passed him itContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Program by Cam’ron”

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”

Mixtape Review-Jugg King by Young Scooter

Mixtape Review-Jugg King by Young Scooter by Dan-O From afar I like Young Scooter. When I think about how much trap has changed and how much Scooter’s new mixtape Jugg King is right in the pocket of F.B.G. The Movie mixtape from 2013 my overactive mind wanders. Does Scooter see these new happier trappers andContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Jugg King by Young Scooter”

Mixtape Review-In Tune We Trust by Lil Wayne

Mixtape Review-In Tune We Trust by Lil Wayne by Dan-O Looking back on what Wayne accomplished is shocking, even if you start at 2007. By the end of 2008 he had sold 2.88 million copies of Carter III and changed how pop rap albums sound forever. He created the pop mixtape market with his DedicationContinue reading “Mixtape Review-In Tune We Trust by Lil Wayne”