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Two of the year's best albums - Big Boi's Sir Luscious... and The Black Keys' Brothers - mashed and thrown together? As twisted as the idea sounds, turntabilist Wick-It's ballsy concoction yields pretty surprising results as Antwan Patton sounds like a lost Keys' band member.
Picture By Charlie McCullers As you probably know by now, the road to Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty was of the blistering variety. The kind of trail that literally takes years to endure on the trek and will have you feet ready to crumble from the wear-n-tear. Over two years ago, we reported on Big Boi's arrival in the most unlikely circuits: the ballet.
We always like to keep everyone updated on Sir Luscious Leftfoot's travels, as if it were our duty. The beat gets bigger as he drops a remix of "Follow Us" and Kyle Lucas gets an extended appearance, rapping a few bars in support of Purple Ribbon's president. Big Boi Feat. Vonnegutt – "Follow Us (Remix)" | Download Respect: 2DBz Below, Big recently linked with Billboard for their Tastemakers feature.
"Yodjainnodjhejusmakedozfucinmixtapes" I double dare...matter fact I triple dare you to say Big Daddy Fat Sax doesn't have one of the nicest albums in 2010 (along with the strongest video campaign).
From proper mixing and beating deadlines to song scripting and scouting featured artists, a lot more work than just rapping goes into producing a proper Hip-Hop album.
"I ain't no DJ, but I will knock a muthaf!cka out." - Uncle Darnell Just cause the album is in stores, doesn't mean the road to Sir Lucious Left Foot (this is part seven, by the way) is completed.
Time to do a little contest and giveaway housecleaning.
Even though Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty marks the first time Big Boi has released an album under his own moniker, the supposed debutant comes into this project with nothing left to prove. He’s already been crowned Hip-Hop royalty as one half of the greatest duo in the movement’s history. The ease that comes with assumed greatness shows. Freed from any burden of proof, Daddy Fat Sacks delivers a collection of well-crafted, rump-shaking Hip-Hop jams that honor his legacy as a Southern original. Many of the best tracks have been in people’s headphones for months, as so often happens in these days of record label stratagem and Rapidshare (witness “Shine Blockas” place on many Best of 2009 lists.
Everyone talks about supporting artists, but this is for those who actually went out and purchased Big Boi's Sir Lucious album. We got our hands on one of the 30" Big Boi x GoodWood pieces and, instead of keeping it, we're going to pass it along to one person who bought the album.
Antwan raps on, snaps on the video for a militant, 5 star.
As soon as I turned the ignition yesterday morning, "Follow Us" came blaring through the speakers but I didn't even bother to turn it down. In fact, I let it replay three times before reaching my destination. Perfect timing for the video to drop, at least for moi. As an aside, Purple Ribbon's Vonnegutt just got added to the bill for when we (and YelaWolf) come to the Chi in a couple of weeks.
As any mother can testify, having a father or father figure around is irreplaceable. Certain life lessons can only be taught by a man, which is why Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty is so unique.