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DTX Selects, Ep. 204: When Opportunity Strikes.

Talking Opportunity Zones, Uber’s Arrival, The Amber Guyger Trial And More, All While Listening To Some Of The Finest Sounds From The Local Underground.

All photos by Jon Harvey.

Welcome to DTXSelects Episode 204!

On this month’s episode, gangnem return to Central Track studios with a full plate of news — and another healthy helping of the latest in Dallas area hip-hop and rap-adjacent jams.

Listen in as my co-hosts Bry Chanel, Narco and I break down Uber Technology’s impending touchdown in Dallas and what that brings to the city’s ever-evolving cultural landscape. We also unpack what’s in store for the city as the Amber Guyger takes place, as well as its potential impact on the already strained relationship between the locals and police. I also take a deep dive into Opportunity Zones, which are the latest scheme in land-grabbing and development that’s directly affecting Dallas’ most vulnerable communities.

Bry Chanel also announces the return of her live show Aura’s Potluck on October 19, and gives us a review of her Afropunk Brooklyn and Ras Day Fest In Austin experiences. She also recommends rapper-turned-curator Raw Elementz’s Hi-End Fashion Experience (October 11) and San Antonio’s Mala Luna Festival (October 26 & 27). Narco, meanwhile, brings things home by showing love to fellow radio host slash independent music supporter Drippy Denton and multi-talented artist Hevy Ben$.

As always, #DTXSelects prides itself as additionally serving as a monthly mixtape anthology that features music exclusively created by DFW artists. This volume features selections from Jayson Lyric, KayWht, EBOhemian and more. If you’re a DFW artist and you want to submit music for consideration, fire it my way via [email protected]

Otherwise, just hit the damn play button already.

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Track List:

*alreadyFRONTIN’ by Sean Dream
Baby x Cush With A C
Tough x EBO
Vibe x Duche$$
*Like You Love Me x Keelon Donell
Bishop ft. K!D & Coach Tev x Jay Luse
Wish A Bitch x Brionne
Bite The Dust x Uncle Skitz
I Might Turn Into A Munny Shark x -topic
*Future Wave x King Militia
Oak Cliff Baby x Jayson Lyric
WORK x Matt Swagnew
On Sight x Devy Stonez
*Convertible x Ponsuda
Talk Yo Shit ft. Scuttino x LaVoyce
Ramen SZN ft. B. Anderson x Tor1n
Used To ft. Moonchild x Asia Kyree
*Overdose Vol. 11 Splice x Medasin + Cloudchord
You Got It x Robin Rose
No Virtual ft. Simone x Dele Da Poet
Losing Focus x Corderoyboi
*Kiwi Lavender Hours x CLBRTY
Piranhas ft. VII x MECCA
Hide x Mandolin Nicole
11:30 Interlude x KayWht
24 Hour Movie x Kaz Moon
*Partofme. x Harlyyn
Language x Electric Tongues
Disco Cowgirl x Yellow Jones
Comb My Hair ft. Tesia & BRUHNICE x Pretty Boy Aaron
*Gravity ft. BeMyFiasco x Ish D

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