#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”

FREEMUSICEMPIRE MVP OF 2018 IS ROC MARCIANO

  FREEMUSICEMPIRE MVP OF 2018 IS ROC MARCIANO by Dan-O I was sitting with a table of people I respect. All involved are my age within five years. We were talking about music this year and they launched into how great Eminem is and his beef with MGK. It was difficult to find the wordsContinue reading “FREEMUSICEMPIRE MVP OF 2018 IS ROC MARCIANO”

Song Review-Marksmen by Roc Marciano featuring Ka produced by Arch Druids

Song Review-Marksmen by Roc Marciano featuring Ka produced by Arch Druids by Dan-O I don’t think any song on the new Joey Bada$$ album (All-Amerikkkan Bada$$) is as important as him going to Hot 97 and telling them NY radio hasn’t grown. He was correct but I would have changed the ageism laced in hisContinue reading “Song Review-Marksmen by Roc Marciano featuring Ka produced by Arch Druids”

#Bandcampgold-Packs by Your Old Droog

Bandcampgold-Packs by Your Old Droog by Dan-O The most important thing to note when you hit play on Your Old Droog’s new album Packs is that this is not a freak occurrence. As special as the album is and as gifted as Droog’s flow is…New York has been bubbling for a while and now itContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Packs by Your Old Droog”

Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson produced by Alchemist

  Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson  produced by Alchemist by Dan-O Have I told you how much I love Westside Gunn’s Flygod album? It has the same crushing sense of hardcore content with a twist of dark humor that Sean Price was so great at creating. In addition, it features productionContinue reading “Song Review-Dudley Boyz by Westside Gunn featuring Action Bronson produced by Alchemist”

Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave

Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave by Dan-O NY radio personalities disingenuously perpetually ponder the state of NY hip hop and its difficulties. If the 5 Boroughs have a problem at all it’s this over thinking. When a new artist with talent comes out of NY his talent isn’t even that exciting the localContinue reading “Mixtape Review-Stay Black 2 by Black Dave”

Sunday School 2 mixtape review

Sunday School 2 mixtape review by Dan-O When Tree dropped Sunday School it proved to be the debut of a completely unique artist. He followed that by producing a compilation with himself featuring Chicago artists that didn’t get talked about nearly enough. So now that Tree has followed his MTV-approved Sunday School with a sequel,Continue reading “Sunday School 2 mixtape review”