Daily Yinz – Nello and Lang – Lost In It

North Side rappers Nello and Lang join forces for their Lost In It EP. What do you get when you combine Nello's somber, death-haunted tunefulness with Lang's self-questioning introspection? In the case of Lost In It's title track, you end up with a muted, shimmying torch ballad whose refrain mourns the looming end of a … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Nello and Lang – Lost In It

Daily Yinz – Nello – 3 AM

Following a run of melodic, introspective singles, North Side rapper Nello dropped a 7-song project called Survive. "3 AM" finds Nello reminiscing on late nights--or early mornings, depending on your perception--spent talking, mourning, smoking, living. An undercurrent of grief runs through all of Nello's music (his album art is awash with caskets and tombstones), but, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Nello – 3 AM

Daily Yinz – Nello – Private Jet Vibes

Nello is a rapper from Pittsburgh's North Side who infuses his world-weary bars with a hefty dose of melodic pathos. You might guess that a song called "Private Jet Vibes" would take the form of a maximalist player anthem in the vein of Rick Ross's "BMF" or an "I'm-going-to-complain-about-rich-people-problems" vent session (e.g. every Drake song), … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Nello – Private Jet Vibes