Posts Tagged ‘Daddy Nino’

Forte Bowie : Catch-Up

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Photo by Loli Hara.

One of the hardest working artist in the game, Forte Bowie, puts out more music than most can keep up with.; one of his 3 managers, Akeem Hall, says"we're going strong until he dies."

Hopefully FB will get a day off, but until then let me catch you up on his work. First, checkout the kid's latest single "Sephora's Song" [produced by Forte Bowie himself]. Download Here

Next, we have "Stranger" featuring Jhene Aiko. Download here.

He also dropped a visual for "Weak", the first single off UberEargasms:The Life & Times Of David Ruffin Jr.

He also filmed a video for his song "Peaceland", a Nujabes Tribute.

Go After The Jump To Checkout his 3 other recent singles
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Daddy Nino Presents : UberEargams – The Life & Times of David Ruffin Jr.

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Forte Bowie/Daddy Nino has made quite his mark on the WRDO blog. In the time I was gone, Kid Calloway (aka one of the hardest-working underground mangers in the game) sent me quite a few tracks off of Daddy Nino's project UberEargams: The Life & Times of David Ruffin Jr. . Rather then post each track of course, I'm just going to post the mixtape. #UETLTODRJ (their nickname not mine) is Daddy Nino's "first full-length mixtape."

Download Here & watch out for "Something About #Bowie", set to come in April-May 2011.

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Daddy Nino “WonderWall” x “Weak” x “Backseat Mentality”

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When we think about the future of Hip-Hop, we must realize something : The Past is no indication of the future. Well , let me take that back. The Recent Past
is no indication of the future. Hip-Hop is rooting turn to its roots, with rappers/producers such as B [dot] Jay & Frankiee "Dee" Sinn sampling genres outside of hip-hop/rap in order to invade the mind, such as Run-DMC did with Aerosmith in the 80's.

Daddy Nino is no exception to this trend. The rapper/producer [who produced Lowkey Riez's "Limelight"] from Atlanta is saying "F-you" to his city, and being a one many army. From slow RnB tracks to songs where his flow has ADHD, Nino is doing whatever he wants. & you know what? It works.

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"WonderWall" is basically a love track that has a April/August feeling to site (late nights with a cool breeze), which comes via an Oasis sample that can only be described as "refreshing".

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"Weak" [the first single off of ] is a track that will make you do a double take. Nino starts out singing Rihanna, then goes straight into a Biggie-esque flow. Hey, even the beat is 90's-ish. But then just when you think it's safe to relax your brain, he springs back into singing

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"Backseat Mentality" still has me spinning in circles [in confusion that is haha]. It starts out as you would assume, as with ND singing about a girl [with a mellow beat that fits perfectly], but heads towards Nino basically singing about his life & showing off his vocal talents.

Listen to each track above, & click on the title in order to download.

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