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Topic: Kanye West Releases First Single From G.O.O.D Music , Doesn’t Feature Dbanj (Read 15010 times)
stephen153 (33550)
Addicted Hero (m) | 2 years ago


So let me get this straight, D’Banj leaves Mo’ Hits to join Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music label, with the ensuing brouhaha leading to what appears to be a breakup in the relationship D’Banj had with his longtime partner/collaborator/producer, Don Jazzy.

His respect for Kanye West, his new “boss” (as D’Banj describes him) is so immense that in the video for his new single, ‘Oliver Twist‘ , D’Banj left out every single member of the Mo’ Hits family, including Don Jazzy who produced the track, but ensured that not only Kanye West, but other acts on the G.O.O.D Music label appeared, including Big Sean, Pusha T and producer Hit Boy.

Fast forward a few weeks later, and Kanye releases the first single from forthcoming (and highly anticipated) G.O.O.D Music compilation,  ’Mercy‘ (Lamborghini Murciélago), and D’Banj is nowhere to be found on it, while some of the cats featured in the Oliver Twist video (Big Sean and Pusha T to be specific) are allowed to unleash a lyrical tsunami. Listen Below:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRA_AQ-Azo4" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRA_AQ-Azo4</a>



Which leads me to my current observation, what happened to poor D’Banj at least getting a reciprocal cameo on this song? I mean, after bogarting his video, it’s the least boss man Yeezy could do for his African connect, no?

Or maybe in Kanye’s mind, it’s ok to use D’Banj’s popularity as a segue into the afro-pop market for G.O.O.D music, but using G.O.O.D music as a segue for D’Banj’s entry into the U.S Hip-Hop market, is a no no?

Oh well.

Having gotten that out of the way, let’s talk about “Mercy” itself.  On  this unarguably very catchy (Souther Rap + Dancehall infused) track, Kanye West truly unleashes the beast. Produced by Kanye protege, ‘Lifted’ , and giving Big Sean, Pusha T and non G.O.O.D music, but Def Jam artist 2 Chainz permission to engage in a rhyming free for all, what emerges is pure fire.

Big Sean’s bars are for the strip-club, continuing where his Dance (A$$) single left off, Pusha T’s bars are about his exotic car collection, while Mr. West himself goes into full braggadocio mode baiting less successful Emcees about how their taste level isn’t at his waist level, how he had Def Jam give him $5o million not to quit and how his women make their women look like Precious. 2 Chainz closes the song out talking about his black (like Akon) diamond chain, Polo, Louis Vuitton backpack,  expensive weed and foreign women.

Incidentally, if this song is a preview of things to come on the G.O.O.D Music compilation album, it’s bound to be a mega hit. Meanwhile, sit back, relax, listen and enjoy.

What do you think, should D’Banj have been allowed to at least sing something on this joint in addition to the late , great Fuzzy Jones? Please share your thoughts in the comments section.




7 Apr 12, 01:05 PM
summy4ever (335)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

D'banj, got what he bargained for. He shldnt hav part ways wit Don jazzy

7 Apr 12, 02:43 PM
Cjcool (174)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

This is just the beginning....

7 Apr 12, 03:00 PM
osupia (743)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

business as usual

7 Apr 12, 03:04 PM
dedonmicky (350)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

Them will kick his ass big time.

7 Apr 12, 03:10 PM
cocoeni (10968)
Hero (f) | 2 years ago

NA DEM PROBLEM BE DAT, E NO CONCERN ME....AM PASSING.

7 Apr 12, 03:31 PM
Solidstonez (37078)
Addicted Hero (f) | 2 years ago

That is definitely his headache


7 Apr 12, 03:39 PM
Hollandear (443)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

K


7 Apr 12, 03:42 PM
spottythief (53)
Newbie (m) | 2 years ago

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7 Apr 12, 03:46 PM
just2sexy (13721)
Hero (m) | 2 years ago

na thier wahala


7 Apr 12, 03:52 PM
interpo77 (4647)
Gistmaniac (m) | 2 years ago

HE BATTED THE FINGER THAT FED HIM, HIS FAMOUS ENTERED HIS HEAD COS HE MET KANYE WEST , THIS IS  JUST THE BEGINING UNTIL HE REALISES HIS FOWL HEAD MESSED UP

7 Apr 12, 03:56 PM
unf0rg1v3n2 (38)
Newbie (m) | 2 years ago

Well, first things first.He has no American accent and speaks pidgin English  now you don't want kanye's  fans  to get confused on what D'banj is talking about..Do you?

7 Apr 12, 04:02 PM
all_d_audible (517)
Upcoming (f) | 2 years ago

Dbanj is not a rap artist, how did you expect him to sing in this type of American song. I don't credit him for parting ways but you cannot do two things at the same time. At some certain junction in life, one has to say goodbye to some people and things. You cannot be with your old time friend forever. My advise is that Everybody should be happy and show no resentment.

7 Apr 12, 04:03 PM
idontno (118)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

I bet, before you know it, G.O.O.D music will turn Dbanj to Rag or to Slave. My eyes are watching Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

7 Apr 12, 04:13 PM
sportyzander (453)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

Who cares

7 Apr 12, 04:26 PM
agbonson (611)
Upcoming (f) | 2 years ago

hmmm

7 Apr 12, 04:27 PM
malvin2525 (5064)
Gistmaniac (m) | 2 years ago

hmmm

7 Apr 12, 04:40 PM
prince775 (1066)
Gistmaniac (m) | 2 years ago

b4 nko?? Is ur dbanj talented? now he is will face real life 4 biting the finger that fed him ..

7 Apr 12, 04:41 PM
proly (9726)
Hero (f) | 2 years ago

ok ooooooooooooooooooooooh

7 Apr 12, 04:53 PM
simon4real (799)
Upcoming (m) | 2 years ago

i tink he bargained for it with kanye west but he should not have parted with don jazzy his grass root producer

7 Apr 12, 04:56 PM

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