GAC Album Review: Colt Ford’s Declaration of Independence

With each new release, Colt Ford has managed to raise his mainstream country profile. That’s no easy task for the Georgia-bred country rapper, who still has not gained widespread support at radio. However, whereas Colt’s 2008 debut Ride Through the Country entered the country album chart at No. 24, his latest genre-bending album, Declaration of [...] Read More

Jason Aldean: Fast-Talkin’ “Dirt Road” Guy

The new Jason Aldean album has a bundle of interesting songs, but a couple in particular have turned a lot of heads. There’s the duet with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” and there’s a song called “Dirt Road Anthem,” which includes a rap section in the middle with a couple phrases that sound like he’s been listening to Snoop Dogg. A lot of the words go by pretty fast, so just spitting them out was a bit of a challenge. But it’s not the first time Jason’s encountered that. Read More