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”

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”

Song of The Year-The Imperial featuring Action Bronson, Royce Da 5’9 and Black Thought produced by Statik Selektah

Song of The Year-The Imperial featuring Action Bronson, Royce Da 5’9 and Black Thought produced by Statik Selektah by Dan-O The most popular DJ albums fall into one of two categories. The first is the super-producer putting the most popular artists together to line up as many radio hits as possible. If even one recordContinue reading “Song of The Year-The Imperial featuring Action Bronson, Royce Da 5’9 and Black Thought produced by Statik Selektah”

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”

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”

Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights

Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights by Dan-O The fact that the Pro Era general’s new mixtape Summer Knights is unsuccessful is a known fact in the hip hop world. All the excited fingers that hit the download button on 1999 hit it again for Summer Knights. Shortly after listening to the half engaged native tongueContinue reading “Mixtape Autopsy: Joey Bada$$-Summer Knights”