Jonah Bromwich knows how to D-Town Boogie. There are cosmetic similarities between Outkast and the Dallas duo A.Dd+ but, as the latter’s excellent new mixtape DiveHiFlyLow: Every Man is King shows, A.Dd+ don’t need facile comparisons to bait new listeners. Within the span of two great projects, (their last one, When Pigs Fly, was one […]
Where Have ADd+ Been? June 19, 2013
Max Bell is pictured inside the gas station. For their next proper release, Slim Gravy and Paris Pershun have decided to go with another apt title, one describes both their approach to making music and their position in the rap game: DiveHiFlyLo. In other words, they know they make “hi” quality music that may “fly lo,” below […]
The ADD+ boys still riding, still smoking, still sipping on E&J still showcasing excellent chemistry. Give me a song that uses the word “salutations” and a video with a vintage Mercedes, and you will always win. Maybe. Their new mixtape DiveHiFlyLodrops on the 26th. If you didn’t check their last record, time remains. Video and […]
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The beat reminds me of Edan’s “I See Colours.” There are lyrical references to “Git Up, Get Out” and “Roc Boys,” and there is artwork of what I imagine is either the black King Lear or the guy from the artwork for “Mr. Wendel.”Arrested Development: we all made a huge mistake. Or did we?
I can’t quite figure out why Dallas rapper Tunk opted for Rain Man artwork. Maybe he’s a connoisseur of Kid N’ Play fades or dozens of illegitimate children. Or maybe the more prosaic answer is that “The Execution” opens with the claim that he plays above the rim. Personally, I’d play up the D-Town connect […]