Danger Mouse and Jemini Announce Release of Shelved Album Born Again, Share “Brooklyn Basquiat”: Stream

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Almost 20 years aft signaling the follow-up to their beloved 2003 album Ghetto Pop Life, Danger Mouse and Jemini are acceptable to stock the long-shelved Born Again. Ahead of its August 25th merchandise via Lex Records, cheque retired 1 opus from the project, “Brooklyn Basquiat,” below.

Released connected September 9th, 2003, Ghetto Pop Life marked Danger Mouse’s archetypal authoritative medium released connected a grounds label. He went connected to enactment with the likes of MF DOOM, CeeLo Green, The Shins’ James Mercer, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O, but earlier that, helium and Brooklyn rapper Jemini recorded Born Again.

A property merchandise describes the unreleased grounds arsenic much introspective than the duo’s braggadocios debut, but “Brooklyn Basquiat” inactive has Ghetto Pop Life’s scrappy quality. “I made a fewer records but I’m inactive struggling,” Jemini admits, though moments later, helium spits, “The contented that I’m trying to code successful this song/ Is however a n**** enactment caller this long.” Complete with a flute melody and an interpolation of The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize,” the way opens the doorway to a hip-hop epoch agelong gone.

Check retired the tracklist for Born Again below. Jemini has stepped distant from the euphony manufacture since his aughts collaborations with Danger Mouse, portion the shaper released 2 projects past year: the Broken Bells medium INTO THE BLUE, and the Black Thought collaboration Cheat Codes.

Born Again Tracklist:
01. All I
02. Locked Up
03. Me
04. Knuckle Sandwich II
05. Born Again
06. Brooklyn Basquiat
07. Walk the Walk
08. Where You From
09. Dear Poppa
10. World Music