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I'm DOA about DOA

12:55 PM Posted by Dafonzarelli

Every one is commenting on Jay-Z's latest release, a single entitled "DOA: Death of the Autotune". I've heard everything from, "Jay-Z is trying to take money away from artist" to "its not a hot song, he could have done better" to "Its just a way for him to come back"...

I tend to agree with all those statements. Thing is, we are missing what truly happened on Friday evening. Lets see, from anywhere IN THE WORLD, that had Internet access, you could have heard this debut LIVE. I do not think that has ever been done before, Has it?

Most people theses days can not even get a good album release date due to leaks. Some artist leak their own music to get a "buzz" going. Some artist even build buzz from saying it will be release for a year or so, to build anticipation for the album. Then we have to think about all these songs that get debuted as "downloads".

"Back in the days", I'm talking like the origin of hip hop days, late 70's early 80's, this is how all rap songs got out. The KRS1's and Juice Crew All-Stars (I will not make this a naming showcase) they would record at the studio then run down to the radio station and give the tape to the DJ. Of Course that can not happen today, TOO MANY NIGGAS WANNA RAP!

Fact is DOA could have been the worst track in Hip hop History and it still would have received the largest audience a single ever debuted. At least that what excited me. I know that not how most viewed it though and thats why we collectively get taken. Its was nothing more than a great marketing/publicity ploy.

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2 Response to "I'm DOA about DOA"

  1. A. Red Said,

    I couldn't agree with you more! It's funny how many people hold this man nuts. I'm over it. He could come out with a remix to "Sally The Camel" and they'd swear by it like it was the next coming of Christ.

    Posted on June 9, 2009 at 8:19 PM

  2. Dafonzarelli Said,

    LMAO... I cant beleive I missed this comment, but you are dead on.

    Posted on June 12, 2009 at 12:43 PM


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