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”

Mixtape Review-All or Nothing: Live It Up by Lloyd Banks

Mixtape Review-All or Nothing: Live It Up by Lloyd Banks by Dan-O Hillary Clinton and Lloyd Banks are more similar than you might think. In the same way the public looked at Hillary confused for staying with Bill after all the cheating, expecting her to explode in front of us, Lloyd was called out publiclyContinue reading “Mixtape Review-All or Nothing: Live It Up by Lloyd Banks”

Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep

Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep by Dan-O So its 2005. Last year Mobb Deep put out Amerikaz Nightmare which was a superb album but destroyed internally by Jay-z who pulled strings to keep the radio/video play down. 50 Cent signs Mobb Deep which is a pretty big deal because his first album inContinue reading “Throwback Thursday-The self-destructive finale of Mobb Deep”

Throwback Thursday (Mixtape Mashup edition)-The Billprint

Throwback Thursday (Mixtape Mashup edition)-The Billprint by Dan-O Mash up mixtapes are my favorite thing because when you flip the beat from a classic song, you hear the lyrics naked again on that first listen. Without the sonic universe seemingly fated for these words you hear them differently and feel yourself entering something new. WhenContinue reading “Throwback Thursday (Mixtape Mashup edition)-The Billprint”

Mixtape review-Trappers Alley 2: Risk vs. Reward by Boldy James

Mixtape review-Trappers Alley 2: Risk vs. Reward by Boldy James by Dan-O At times it feels like Rakim and Big Daddy Kane split the rap world in half. During all the Nas interview interludes on the new Boldy James mixtape Trappers Alley 2: Risk vs. Reward it was all I could think about. Rakim wasContinue reading “Mixtape review-Trappers Alley 2: Risk vs. Reward by Boldy James”