David Whitely is a freelance writer based in New York City. He puts pen to pad, well in this case fingers to keys, in covering hip-hop, music, pop-culture, fashion, sports, and all things cool. He's been published in Complex, Dr!p Magazine, Unrated Urban Magazine, Unrated Magazine, and !Yo Raps magazine—with credits as a reviews editor. Currently, David's witty and informative commentary can be seen at Complex.com, Dr!p Magazine, and TheDrop.fm.
‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’ Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: T.I. Urges Major to Stop Playing Video Games
“Life is to be lived in three dimensions, not just the height and width of your computer screen," T.I. says during last night's episode of 'T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle.'
Los, ‘Becoming King’ – Mixtape Review
Trying his best not to be another artist in the Bad Boy graveyard, Los drops this 17-track mixtape titled 'Becoming King.' With high hopes of becoming the next rap king, is this too much of a lofty goal for the Bad Boy artist?
‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’ Season 2, Episode 4: King’s Love Letter Surprises Mom, Dad Isn’t Worried
On last night's episode of 'T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,', King finds himself putting pen to paper in writing a love letter to get a girl's affection. In what might seem cute, puppy love, T.I. and Tiny don't take any chances and nip this one in the bud.
Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, ‘Live in Concert’ – Mixtape Review
The follow-up to Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y's epic 'How Fly' project finally hits the net after months of anticipation. Wiz and Spitta Andretti team up again with their 4/20 dedicated 'Live in Concert' mixtape. Full of mood-setting tracks for stoners who don't need a day to light one, 'Live in Concert' gets the job done despite its relatively short tracklist.
‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’ Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: Shekinah Takes Care of the Kids for a Day
This time on ‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,’ Shekinah makes the mistake of saying that Tiny has an easy life and that she doesn't have to do much these days. Boy, was she wrong. After giving an explanation of what she has to take care of in the Harris home, Tiny challenges Shekinah to take care of the home and the kids for a day. This is where things get interesting.
10 Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
With 4/20 being the smoker's holiday, and with so many rap songs about that special girl Mary Jane, its only right that TheDrop.fm create a soundtrack for those that love to engage in puffing on that sticky green -- and well, in some cases, purple...
Three 6 Mafia, ‘Stay High’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
A weed head with a penchant for listening to gritty raps can't lay claim to that title without knowing the words to Three 6 Mafia's 'Stay High,' which appeared on their 2005 LP, 'Most Known Unknown.' The Academy Award-winning rappers crafted this infectious hit for those with a passion for toking up...
Wiz Khalifa, ‘Still Blazin’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
Listen to 'Still Blazin,' off Wiz Khalifa's 'Kush and Orange Juice' mixtape, to feel like you've been transported to a Caribbean island to puff it down. This is a record that's sure to make the smoke of the day all that better. "Why can't everyone just smoke like me...
Styles P, ‘Good Times’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
Styles P could be your smoking partner for life. "Everyday I need an ounce-and-a-half," "I get high as a kite" and "Ayo, I smoke like a chimney," are just some of the gems he drops on 'Good Times,' featured on his debut solo album, 'A Gangster and a Gentleman...
Snoop Dogg, ‘Gin and Juice’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
This wouldn't be a complete list if Snoop Dogg's 'Gin and Juice' wasn't on here. "Rolling down the street smoking indo, sippin' on gin and juice" is one of the most sing-along lines in rap history and for good reason too. A day of smoking and drinking, and people actually chipped in for it -- no complaints there...