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Dopehead – “Bout It Bout It Part 3″ (Feat. Danny Brown)

The Detroit rapper Dopehead is a longtime Danny Brown collaborator, and he earned Mixtape Of The Week distinctions two years ago for Plaid Palm Trees. He’s back now with another new tape called Devil’s Heaven, and on the track “Bout It Bout It Part 3″ — which does not reference anything Master P-related — he… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2013 - 12:56 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Dopehead Plaid Palm Trees

It took me forever to come around on the Detroit rapper Danny Brown. Brown’s a unique figure and an undeniable talent, and he always seemed like somebody I’d like. But his voice, a raspy rabid-hyena wail, always grated on my soul. Brown’s rap style is intentionally obnoxious, but it’s still obnoxious, and I had trouble… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 12, 2011 - 4:14 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week’s list is pretty much must-see. And it does my heart good to see that two of them come from my two favorite albums of 2011 thus far, Past Life Martyred Saints and Father, Son, Holy Ghost. (There’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 23, 2011 - 4:32 pm

DopeHead – “Airbags” Video

As a Baltimore native, I appreciate it when anybody can display local pride while, at the same time, admitting that their hometown is a total shithole. Detroit rapper DopeHead does that beautifully in his elegant black-and-white video for the track “Airbags.” He also bashes Drake and Wiz Khalifa claims to be high enough that he… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2011 - 12:21 pm