Whether you think of Diggy Simmons as a serious emcee, gimmick, spoiled brat or some combination of all of the above, one thing is undeniable - he’s going big. Being the son of a hip- hop legend, Diggy has the luxury of recruiting guest features that make his tracks so much better, as showcased on his new mixtape cut Oh Yeah. The first verse is handled by Lupe Fiasco, who verbally tip-toes his way through the thumping production provided by Black the Beast and Omen, and while Pharrell also lays down some bars that come off as a bit awkward, if anything Skateboard P just adds to the overall swagger of the song. By this time you may forget that Diggy is on the joint, but he reminds you with a final verse that flaunts his precise flow, and he even has a couple of lines that show promise. At the end of the day, Oh Yeah is quality music and I have no reason to believe that the young spitter’s delayed mixtape, Airborne, will contain anything but. Just don’t go Detox on us Diggy, the people will only wait so long.
Written by Jon Garcia on 08/22/10
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