Mixtape: Dom Kennedy – The Original Dom Kennedy


I’ve always liked and supported Dom Kennedy‘s music, mostly because he is from L.A., like me. Then I saw him in concert with Big Sean and Chip Tha Ripper. Now I’m an all-out fan. When I heard that he released a mixtape (practically) unannounced, I ran to a computer to check a few tracks out. Just from the ten minutes of listening, I knew this was going to be a kind mixtape. Dom can take it to that old school L.A sound, like he did on “The Homies” and then switch it up over a psychedelic type beat on tracks like “Goodbye”. He rounds off the tape with my personal favorite, a track called “CDC” that features Casey Veggies and cARTer.

Name start with a D/but I sound like a G on it.

One thing that caught my eye about this tape is the fact it only has two features. This really gives Dom a chance to shine and showcase his own skills, and that’s exactly what he does. Hit the jump for the track list and download link.

DOWNLOAD: Dom Kennedy – The Original Dom Kennedy

DOWNLOAD: Dom Kennedy – The Original Dom Kennedy

(Shout out to LowKey of YHTN)

  • http://belowtheheavens1.tumblr.com/ RD

    Unannounced? He announced it a few days before he released it.

  • Confusion

    I added the word “practically”. The point I think Green was trying to make was that most mixtapes are hyped up for months leading up to their release and that wasn’t the case with this one.

  • http://www.GetRightMusic.com Get Right Music

    Dom Kennedy is definitely one of my favorite artists right now, along with some other west coast artists. The west is really creating a great spot for themselves right now. Hopefully more people start to get put on to Dom’s work.

  • Green

    That’s basically what I meant. I saw him twitter say something about it, but didn’t it was dropping so quickly. Not many artists announce a mixtape and then release within a week.

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