Deen wears vintage suits to cop loosies I know this shit is about to sound like a backhanded compliment but there’s definitely a use for some of these cultural tourist ass niggas that synthesize old sounds into new sounds that serve as introductions to the old shit for the masses. Or in other similarly Englishy words, […]
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MobbDeen ain’t have no muffin money It’s immediately clear from the opening twangy notes of “Break” that you’re listening to some shit in the tradition of classic Pimp C all the way down to newer beat-smiths like DJ Burn One and Big KRIT. Basically, country rap tunes. Credit for this earthy concoction, give or take a cowbell or two, […]
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Deen is on the block like he’s eight feet tall I don’t recall exactly how I learned that Gangsta Gibbs and the legendary/destined to be foreverly underrated, yet, I suspect, properly paid producer, Mike Dean were working together. I imagine that it was either via Twitter, Instagram or both, given that I haven’t learned anything […]
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The Curious Case of the Chain-Less 3 Migos
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Deen is a beast – his dog got a dog You know what I could get used to? A new generation of rappers mining that mafioso rap aesthetic that did some damage back in the mid-90s and did everything from giving us a slew of classic albums and artists to influencing some of the better […]
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Deen believes he has the remedy for the industry's sickness with the 24 year old DeJ Loaf
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Mobb Deen swears he will never stop rapping the N Word. Every other year or so, I add a new rapper to my roster of ‘niggas I sorta stan’ for. That last addition to that list was LE$. Before him, it was Vince Staples. It’s beginning to look like 2014 is going to belong to […]
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Deen is fully equipped to give advice as he is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas. A little while ago, I put word out on Twitter about getting questions from you lovely folks, the readers. Here’s the thing (and I know a lotta y’all are gonna find this hard to believe), I’ve always […]
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Deen wanted Jordan’s with the blue suede on it I get the sense that a bunch of writers smarter and more generous with their time than me have written about how we all discover new music in 2014. I’m here to reveal a dirty secret: we all make mean and funny quips about how we […]
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Deen is too clean to be a fashion killa Oh shit! ASAP Rocky back – and he’s in a foul mood. As a member of the peanut gallery put it, “King Hypebeast is here to get hypebeasts outta the paint for the 99 and 2 thou!” Its been a minute since we heard anything substantial […]
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