FME MVP HONORABLE MENTION

FME MVP HONORABLE MENTION by Dan-O No matter what the run time is, a Billy Woods song is a meal. You can spend some real time lost in his lyrics. Read the only full verse from the last song(Stranger In The Village) on his second album of the year, Terror Management. (Per Genius) Came throughContinue reading “FME MVP HONORABLE MENTION”

FIVE QUESTIONS FOR BILLY WOODS

Intro and questions by Dan-O Answers by Billy Woods It has been very difficult this to year to pick an MVP. So many artists committed to their vision on a very high level. I will reveal the Honorable Mention next week and roll out the OFFICIAL MVP post the week after that. In the meantime,Continue reading “FIVE QUESTIONS FOR BILLY WOODS”

#Bandcampgold-Green Parakeet Suite by Davis

 #Bandcampgold-Green Parakeet Suite by Davis by Dan-O Chance The Rapper mocks 90’s hardcore hip hop in a way that ruffles my feathers. He clowns 90’s Gangsta Rap for being full of phony tough guys acting the part. He’s making the point that being genuinely silly or conscious is better than being artificially thug but that’sContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Green Parakeet Suite by Davis”

#Bandcampgold-Hiding Places by Billy Woods x Kenny Segal

#Bandcampgold-Hiding Places by Billy Woods x Kenny Segal by Dan-O Biographers live in the world of their subject for years. Can you imagine? In depth talks with family, old letters, review of their work, nailing down different periods of life and what they meant. The subject has to be important enough to fuel the biographer.Continue reading “#Bandcampgold-Hiding Places by Billy Woods x Kenny Segal”

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”

#Bandcampgold-Nostrum Grocers-Self-titled

#Bandcampgold-Nostrum Grocers-Self-titled by Dan-O Milo seems like a good dude. He lives in Maine with me and when Sorry To Bother You came here he bought out a showing so people could feel Boots Riley for the first time(get that feeling underground has had for years). The news made me feel bad that I don’t listen toContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Nostrum Grocers-Self-titled”

Operation Doom Discography 2000-2005

Operation Doom Discography 2000-2005 by Dan-O M.F. Doom was so active during this period of time I am going to have to separate this into stuff you need to hear and stuff you absolutely don’t. Must hear: King Geedorah-Take Me to Your Leader=Simply put one of the best produced independent albums ever. Doom is onContinue reading “Operation Doom Discography 2000-2005”

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”

Song Review-Bamboo by Skyzoo produced by MarcNfinit

Song Review-Bamboo by Skyzoo produced by MarcNfinit by Dan-O Skyzoo is so gifted that at times he’s too much for himself. At points in his discography his high IQ on jazz meets his high IQ pen and he puts out projects no one can understand. His new eight song project Peddler Themes is Skyzoo inContinue reading “Song Review-Bamboo by Skyzoo produced by MarcNfinit”

Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy

Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy by Daniel Olney Anger and depression are the most interesting shows to watch they present the adversity that begs the question; how to overcome it. Entertainers are well aware of this and some of our favorite musicians (rappers being no exceptions) are actors digging through the lovely life they have forContinue reading “Goodbye and Thank You-Prodigy”