Niyah Nel write up on The Cardinal vol. 1


DJ Dirty Di Presents... The Cardinal Vol. 1 My SheJ is DIRTY.. & she’s BACK yet again with another compilation project to add to the catalogue.


DJ Dirty Di Presents.. The Cardinal Vol. 1. DJ Dirty Di has built a reputation for gathering some of the 757’s most secret weapon Hip-Hop/R&B talents to all lend their voices to the original records she executive produces. Coming off the heels of her latest mixtape compilation, Da Basement Vol. 1, Dirty releases an extremely variable EP-like project that caters to the aesthetic of a real Hip-Hop enthusiast.


The sounds featured on this body of work offer a quality that is true to Virginia music culture, and Dirty always maintains such integrity when representing the 757 through her music.


With tracks featuring the city's finest femcees including TeezySoDope, Keta Bananaz, S. Dot Hoffa, & Kayci Amour, Dirty speaks life into the fact that the future is female, and there’s no doubt about that considering the style & finesse these ladies put down on wax. She also grabs some heavy rappers including Treie, Sic Mic, John Stacey, & Skuzii that each offer flavor that allows the project well-rounded versatility. The Cardinal Vol. 1 kicks off 2020 with a vibe that you can only receive when you’re rocking with the best. That being the queen of Virginia SheJ’s. Tune into DJ Dirty Di and her latest! This one is a toast to the culture.

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