(AllHipHop News) Chicago left an indelible impression on Bronx, NY native MC The Kid Daytona during a recent performance stop in the Windy City during his tour. The Kid Daytona previewed Running With The Bulls, his new project releasing later today (April 17th) last night at Fader’s offices in Manhattan.
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Running With The Bulls is a byproduct of immense love from fans and MC’s from Chicago and a love for the 90’s era Bulls teams, Daytona’s favorite team. “Sam Bowie”, named after the NBA player selected before Michael Jordan in the 1984 NBA draft, is a smooth ode to proving your doubters wrong containing lush cymbals and hard drums.
The 4nominal produced “Blue & Cream” featuring Chicago rhyme spitter YP is a bouncy departure from his usual slow grooves. Daytona’s bravado and cadence make lines such as “make a white b*tch twerk like Hannah Montana” seem relatable. The vivid nature of his lyrics accompanied with his mater-of-fact tone makes Daytona’s brash bars and bragging engagingly believable. Daytona revealed at the listening session that a certain Hip Hop legend agrees:
“When me and Jadakiss shot the video for the ‘Low’ joint he was like ‘yo, when you said ‘I came through Greenhouse with Nicole Kidman’, I really thought you came through Greenhouse with Nicole Kidman.'”
The music was relatively upbeat, but the standout track of the night, a sedative Al Dilla-produced joint entitled “Isley” exhibited Daytona in his most natural setting and the effortless cool oozed through a barrage of witty slick talk.
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Besides a few technical difficulties with songs and waiting over an hour from the start time for the listening to begin, the night was a laid back affair fitting for such an MC as The Kid Daytona.
The Kid Daytona sat down with AllHipHop after the listening session to speak on his upcoming album with European label Space Monkeys, Chicago Hip Hop and which NBA players he would put on a dream team.
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