Check out the video for Big Boi‘s dedication to all the wack DJs out there, you know the ones, just hittin’ that instant replay. Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty is available now and it’s most definitely one of the best hip-hop albums this year. The digital version of the album included several videos (“Follow Us,” “Shutterbug,” “General Patton”), but this one featuring Yelawolf is brand new.
Janelle Monáe, the always innovative songwriter and singer, has released a new video for her song off of The ArchAndroid, “Cold War.” It features a close up, sometimes out of focus image of Monáe lip syncing the entire song in not just one take, but in her first take. It’s an emotionally charged experience straight from the black box auditorium at the Palace of the Dogs insane asylum.
This week, GPWW brings us back and forth through time with some throwbacks to Marvin Gaye and Neil Young, new artists approved by Gilles, as well as a few tracks off The Roots‘ new album, How I Got Over, a remixed song off of Big Boi’s Sir Luscious Left Foot, and his usual mix of music from all over the globe.