[Editor's Note: Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be presenting my
favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1,
one track a day. Today we take an in-depth look at song No. 7 on the
list--and, please, feel free to click after the jump for a free download of the track.
Lastly, please keep checking back to see how the list pans out. Also
after the jump, check out songs No. 40-26 in the Top 40 list that will
update as it grows...]
No. 7: Dorrough -- "Ice Cream Paint Job"
There's no question about: In 2009, Dallas hip-hop was associated with Dorrough's name. From his breakthrough national hit single, "Walk That Walk" to his currently BET-airing video, "Wired to the T" (and even his highly enjoyable Christmas song, "I Want (Hood Christmas)", Dorrough's been the shining star of the local radio-friendly hip-hop set.
But, one has to wonder: Do his songs actually have any lasting redeeming value? Are they actually any good?
...and be sure to keep checking back, as this list will update daily
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