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Dorrough: Dorrough Music

DORROUGH Dorrough Music (NGenius Records/E1 Entertainment) It’d be easy to pigeonhole Dorrough as just another ringtone rapper. True, the Dallas-based rookie’s catchy debut single, “Walk That Walk,” and flossy follow-up, “Ice Cream Paint Job,” are both mindless bangers—heavy on the beat but light on the lyrics. And, yes, the album’s primary subject matter revolves around partying and paper-chasing, like on “Wired to the T” and “Boy I Grind,” respectively. But what makes the E1-signed talent stand out from the rest is his assured, clear delivery and the effectiveness of his hooks. Dorrough exhibits both qualities well on the Slim Thug–assisted “Piece & Chain Swangin.” ...

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