In the light of canceled shows and rumors of personal issues, I have been very concerned about Mac. But my hopes have been restored with this song and an even more recent album release date announcement via Instagram. “Dang!” has a very funky, borderline jazzy vibe.
The combination of Anderson .Paak’s soulful vocals and Mac’s ever playful rhymes is perfect. The song is obviously about a girl, but it still retains Mac’s light upbeat mood. The single art and video feature very colorful flower, potted plant, gold chains, an umbrella, cherries, and what looks to me like a vintage white Volvo convertible.
I absolutely love the playfulness of this track, and I hope that this is foreshadowing of Mac’s return to his Best Day Ever and Blue Slide Park days, and that we have moved out of the equally as good, but darker Watching Movies with the Sound Off and Live from Space days. As a fan I am happy to see something upbeat coming from a reportedly clean Mac, positive activity on social media, and the promise of a new Album Dang Malcolm on September 16.
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