Hip-hop has never played by the rules, especially when it comes to grammar. Slang is a huge part of the culture, and sometimes MCs go as far to completely invent their own words. Dandizzy is simultaneously a respected freestyler and a sick rap verse writer, and “MDRD (Men Dey Run Am)” is one of several moments of transcendent brilliance. Before dropping his typically slick, quickfire verses on the vibey new track, Dandizzy was regularly coming up with new words, and earned a reputation as a slang craftsman in return.
For Dandizzy, making dope music is a protest to chaos. The 24-year-old Port Harcourt-born, lagos-based, artist is intentional with every aspect of his process. “Making a song is like putting together a puzzle with endless possibilities—each direction you take can lead you to a different destination and you have to choose that with purpose.”
His playful approach to 1Da Banton‘s bass-boosted production, and in-my-feelings songwriting has already come far in such a short amount of time, and it won’t be long until he’s much more than the king he is beyond the south. Dandizzy‘s contagious charm and versatile creative approach once again, is worth our attention. Get ready to be amazed by this lovely new tune.