Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf

Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf by Dan-O I became completely infatuated with the Dej Loaf mixtape Sell Sole on track 7. It was great before that but the shorthand I had been using in my head about Dej Loaf based on her snarling single Try Me was “This is a little female 50 cent;Continue reading “Mixtape Review-Sell Sole by Dej Loaf”

Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz

Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz by Dan-O Thinking about the new Mickey Factz mixtape 740 Park Ave makes me physically angry. It stirs the desire in me to jump in the air, loudly swear, and flail my arms. He uses the story of the super expensive upper crust dwellingContinue reading “Least Valuable Song of The Year-Because of U by Mickey Factz”

Mixtape Review-Zero Fucks Given by Emilio Rojas

Mixtape Review-Zero Fucks Given by Emilio Rojas by Dan-O The first song of every single Emilio Rojas project is absolute fire. He starts off things the way Ice Cube used too with that “EVERYBODY MAKE WAY I AM ABOUT TO DOMINATE” song. He does it yet again on his new mixtape Zero Fucks Given “NobodyContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Zero Fucks Given by Emilio Rojas”

Mixtape Review-Real Nigga Shit by Kolley

Mixtape Review-Real Nigga Shit by Kolley While it’s easier to be a Southern rapper than it ever has been, it really depends on how Southern you are considered. UGK and Outkast are deeply embedded in the public mind as architects of the south. If you ask the same hip hop elitist who reps these groupsContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Real Nigga Shit by Kolley”

The Art of Spiderwebbing p.1: Dreamer’s Block by Suede Jury

The Art of Spiderwebbing p.1: Dreamer’s Block by Suede Jury by Dan-O Spiderwebbing is the only way I know to learn things. It’s just the art of asking questions. I guess it’s most important when listening to Jazz because it’s such a team effort. You start researching every beautiful song. Who is playing bass? IsContinue reading “The Art of Spiderwebbing p.1: Dreamer’s Block by Suede Jury”

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”

Songs of the Year: CJ-Set It On Fire

Songs of the Year: CJ-Set It On Fire by Dan-O IAMSU! heads a group called the HBK Gang from the bay area and they are a ratchet music factory. If you are not familiar with the term it is what we all agreed to call the residual effects of Hyphy on bay area music. TheContinue reading “Songs of the Year: CJ-Set It On Fire”

Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review

Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review by Dan-O The brush back that dampened the drill scene party was not centered on the obvious criticism (a lot of these artists sound the same) but the notion of recklessness. After all, the Midwest’s most notable current musical export drill is trap music with more violence and less responsibility comingContinue reading “Ign Inglor-Gaw​dspeed Mixtape Review”

Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review

Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review by Dan-O You can hear Nickelus F blow Drake off of his own tracks when Drake was focused on rapping (Room for Improvement era). For my ears it never translated to his music, he always had a masterful in your face flow but came off as a shock rapper. Having aContinue reading “Nickelus F-Vices mixtape review”

Rockie Fresh-Elec​tric Highway Mixtape Review

Rockie Fresh-Elec​tric Highway Mixtape Review by Dan-O The first thing to know about Maybach Music is that it’s not a crew but a sound; a clean club friendly sound. The next thing to understand is that not everyone adapts to it naturally.Rick Ross himself gets tugged in different directions between the gutter bounce of RichContinue reading “Rockie Fresh-Elec​tric Highway Mixtape Review”