Spin it: You’re Welcome, 9/20/11

Unleash the Nightbeast

The Nightbeast

The Nightbeast

The new sophomore album from Dayton rapper/jokester/all-around nice guy Nick Testa — aka the Nightbeast — is titled You’re Welcome. And it’s definitely enough to make even the most jaded hip-hop fan exclaim “Thank you!”
Testa’s long-awaited follow-up to his nerdcore rap classic-in-the-making Inside Jokes For Outside Folks is a joyously nutty good time, crammed with ditties celebrating college hedonism (“Full Ride”) and bemoaning the hell out of being a fat, hairy man during a hot Dayton summer (“Livin’ Large”). Plus, when you hear a song paying loving tribute to Lisa Frank — remember her? You had her portfolios in your Trapper Keeper in middle school — you know this isn’t your older brother’s hip-hop. The pop culture-obsessed Testa references everything from Chewbacca to The Adventures of Milo and Otis to Fezzik from The Princess Bride in his sweetly nerdy rhymes, which amount to $6.93 worth of pure, fizzy, effervescent hip-hop joy. Thanks for making us laugh, Nick. You’re Welcome is available on iTunes.

— Jason Webber

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Jes McMillan’s Mosaic Institute

_M9A0817 - Bill Franz

by Bill Franz Photo: The Mosaic Institute serves artists at 43 S. Main St. in Miamisburg; photo: Bill Franz Most artists […]

Vitality Check: 6/21/16

326_4429495

Sometimes we’re just blowing germs By Rocco Castellano You go to the gym, restaurant, local coffee shop or bar and […]

Tinker, tailor, sculptor guy

04Deceptionsofparadiseandperdition_1

Landon Crowell ‘alters’ time and space at YS Arts Council By Terri Gordon What do beeswax, maple branches and an […]

Vitality Check: 6/14/16

PHOTOSPIN
MEDICAL OBJECTS AND BACKGROUNDS
© 1997 PHOTOSPIN
www.photospin.com

The dangerous game of preventing pregnancy By Rocco Castellano So I got a call from a friend of mine that […]

Spring into comics

stierdcpcomic68_1

Comic culture in Yellow Springs By Josher Lumpkin The village of Yellow Springs is a quaint college town that manages […]