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Big Boi ft. Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band - Damaged World

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  • Artist: Big Boi
  • Track: Damaged World
  • Producer: Dungeoneze (aka DJ Dark Fader)
  • Album: Mash-Up Monday Series

On Tremendous Damage, a standout off his Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors LP, Big Boi got real with listeners, acknowledging the struggle and pain that's dogged his steps as he's journeyed to the top of the hip-hop game. While the joint was melancholy, it possessed a strong undercurrent of hope and determination. DJ Dark Fader brings that subtext into the foreground with Damaged World, the fourth of nine remixes/mash-ups in the Outkast member's Mashup Mondays series. In place of the album's version's somber Chris Carmouche/Bosko production, Dungeoneze flips an upbeat sample from The World Is Going Up in Flames, an '08 jam by Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band. The brassy funk-soul backdrop brings out the energy and tenacity in General Patton's bars. Feeling it? Then stay tuned for further entries in Big Boi's ongoing series, as well as updates on his 2014 plans.

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