President Obama Joined Justin Timberlake To Sing An Otis Redding Classic

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Hear Justin Timberlake and Barack Obama's version of the Otis Redding classic, "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay."


Stax Records x Supreme Collection

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Supreme teams up with legendary music label Stax Records for their latest collection of t-shirts.

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The Latest In “Otis” Freestyles Starring Freeway, Skyzoo & Young Chris

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From the way MCs are attacking this "Otis" record, it seems to me that there is a subliminal message to all active Hip-Hop producers that you all are doing a disservice to the workers with bars.

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Rich N*gga Rhetoric: Jay-Z & Kanye’s “Otis” May Be Too Rich For You

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The shot heard round the Internet was fired late yesterday evening when the second leak from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s collaborative album, the highly-anticipated Watch the Throne, hit whatever passes for the “streets” these days.

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Kanye West & Jay-Z – “Otis”

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"I made 'Jesus Walks,' I'm never going to Hell, Couture level flow, it's never going on sale.


The White Stripes – “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long”

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Jack White's Third Man Records' Vault <a href="http://thirdmanrecords.com/VaultAnimation/vaultlaunch.html">subscription series</a> features a previously unreleased cover of Otis Redding's soulful classic by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/the-white-stripes">The White Stripes</a>, originally recorded in 1997 before the former duo released their first single.


Out With Otis: A Love In Three Acts

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<a href="http://www.rhapsody.com/otis-redding"> Otis Redding poured more than Soul into his songs. He sang the conditions of sound and silence, of the South and the North, of broken hearts and recovering ones, of everything except the no-man's-land between love and hate. Never was there indifference in his delivery. And it's that auditory gamut of human emotion that makes his music endure as the soundtrack for a life lived and loved. His song is the bookend to your open-ended story played out on an internal stage. <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/03-tenessee-waltz.mp3">"Tennessee Waltz"</a> Lights up on the stage of your hazy memories.


“The Symphony”

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Found in the inbox from the homie DJB, the same man who supplied <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=16236">the Quik rarities</a>.

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