#SampleSnitch-You are Who You Sample: Isley Brothers to UGK

#SampleSnitch-You are who you sample: Isley Brothers to UGK by Dan-O If a rapper who produces is selecting the same artist to sample over the course of their career you start to see the connection. The latest example is Kanye West and Nina Simone (http://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/kanye-west-sings-blues/ great in depth article on that) the two share that kindContinue reading “#SampleSnitch-You are Who You Sample: Isley Brothers to UGK”

Album recommendation of the week-Lorraine Motel by Killa Kyleon

Album recommendation of the week-Lorraine Motel by Killa Kyleon by Dan-O Socially conscious rap music is filled with misinformation. First point-you don’t have to be a social scientist/genius to construct a meaningful album with a socially conscious message. Do not listen to anyone’s album for the answers on life; this is their art and perspectiveContinue reading “Album recommendation of the week-Lorraine Motel by Killa Kyleon”

FME 2016 MVP is Boosie Badazz

FME 2016 MVP is Boosie Badazz by Dan-O Most of my frustration with music reviews stems from people judging influence in the moment. We can look back and understand the influence great albums or artists had on previous eras but anyone telling you the influence someone right now is having on the world right now…isContinue reading “FME 2016 MVP is Boosie Badazz”