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Donnis, Southern Lights

Over a year after gracing XXL’s 10 Freshmen for '10 cover, Donnis makes his 2011 mixtape debut with the release of Southern Lights. Following up on the success of his 2010's Fashionably Late, the up and comer has triumphed with perhaps his most impressive release to date. With a spoken word intro featuring Big Rube, the ATL Brave shows his roots in the southern hip-hop that paved his way, while simultaneously finding his own sound. Southern Lights thrives when Donnis is able to seamlessly merge tracks about cars, partying, and sunglasses with songs detailing the struggles of a buzzing rapper who ...

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