Every few years the stars align and the skies open up showering us with unfounded goodies from a far off nether region. And with this many heroes of left field rap music unified for the purpose of melting minds and unsettling stomachs, this tape’s release is proving to be one of those essential moments. A moment when the ostracized shut-ins of the rap universe can hold their heads high in public. A moment when the hood-bound and collegiate can comfortably find common interests, share a common battle cry and a common soundtrack to accompany their misadventures.
“Dorner vs. Tookie” is Hellfyre Club’s defining moment. More than an attempt to change rap its proof that rap has already changed radically.