I’m a pretty consistent Drake hater, but I always go through the time and motion of a new project.
Loyal Mid-American Culture fans may remember my review of the Wendy’s mixtape from a while back. Well, it was recently brought to my attention that We Beefin’ was not the first beef-based rap mixtape released (beef as in the meat, not a feud…). That distinction belongs to Hamburger Helper, who released a 14-minute mixtape with five tracks in 2016. So, in order to do all mixtapes ordered by corporate shills and cobbled together by hungry artists justice, I gave it a listen.
The executive who ordered that this mixtape be made is the only thing squarer than a Wendy’s hamburger.
Dizzy Wright was my favorite member of Hopsin’s now defunct Funk Volume, but I had never heard this gem all the way through. Continue reading “Reviews Through a Friend: The Golden Age”