Hip Hop

O’Doyle Rules!


Diabolic, Apathy, Paradime, Joe Scudda, Rob Kelly, Ryu, Mac Lethal + Billy Madison = O’Doyle Rules! Here’s an Apathy-produced, cracker-rap banger for you to rock tomorrow for the wearing o’ the green and the puking o’ the green beer.

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MP3:: O’Doyle Rules! - Diabolic, Apathy, Paradime, Joe Scudda, Rob Kelly, Ryu, Mac Lethal

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