Song of the year-Ace by Noname featuring Smino & Saba

Song of the year-Ace by Noname featuring Smino & Saba by Dan-O   I really do regret not listening to Smino-Blkswn earlier. I missed out on the countless relistens and an orator who seems to have neo-soul finger snap rhythm resonating from the depths of his soul. Every second of a song with Smino onContinue reading “Song of the year-Ace by Noname featuring Smino & Saba”

Song of The Year-Casket Pretty by Noname Gypsy

Song of The Year-Casket Pretty by Noname Gypsy https://m.youtube.com/?#/watch?v=3R58DzceXeg I am very worried we are going to end up on the wrong side of history. At a party where the age average was two generations older and everyone was white; I started asking who they voted for in 1960. Kennedy? Nixon? Most of them saidContinue reading “Song of The Year-Casket Pretty by Noname Gypsy”

Audio Push and the soft resurgence of Native Tongues cool consciousness

Audio Push and the soft resurgence of Native Tongues cool consciousness by Dan-O Hip hop is waves and counter-waves; it survives because every successful movement is so hated by another portion of the culture that its opposition immediately garners prominence as a counter point. You could make the argument that all sub-genres are little traps.Continue reading “Audio Push and the soft resurgence of Native Tongues cool consciousness”

Mixtape Review-The Water(s) by Mick Jenkins

Mixtape Review-The Water(s) by Mick Jenkins by Dan-O It’s just not as simple as the presentation. Most important musical projects fit this description: Cream wasn’t as simple as great guitar work, Sinatra wasn’t as simple as love songs or whistfulness, Kind of Blue is more than a polished listen and great introduction to Jazz. InContinue reading “Mixtape Review-The Water(s) by Mick Jenkins”

Chance the Rapper-Acid Rap mixtape review

Chance the Rapper-Acid Rap mixtape review by Dan-O Acid Rap is a startling first listen. I guess the prerequisite is being able to enjoy the playfully childish nasally delivery Chance the Rapper brings to every song. If you do, every verse comes out as an amorphous blob that seems like it could end and becomeContinue reading “Chance the Rapper-Acid Rap mixtape review”