Tuesday, February 23, 2010
JAY ELECTRONICA IS THE REAL
I slept on this cat for far too long, but New Orleans' Jay Electronica is a pretty good reason to start liking hip-hop again. Otherwise known as Erykah Badu's new babydaddy, this producer/MC has already gained serious attention due to his outstanding production work on Nas' Nigger album as well as his 15-minute remix (or, rather, re-envisioning) of Jon Brion's score to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Jay is in the process of recording his official debut album on Badu's new label Control FreaQ Records. But in the meantime, head on over to the great site Dat Piff to download a copy of DJ Furious Styles' killer mixtape of Jay Electronica music, entitled Victory.
You'll be glad ya did. -Ed.
Jay Electronica performing at London's Jazz Cafe in Feb. 2010: