Gangstagrass – the lovechild of hip-hop & bluegrass?
16/02/2011 Leave a comment
It shouldn’t work, it couldn’t work, but against all the Laws of Music, it does. ‘It’ being the unique new sound created by Gangstagrass, a New York-based collective who wrote the stunning track used in the title sequence of ‘Justified’, a brilliant new TV series based on an Elmore Leonard short story.
“Long Hard Times To Come” has an unbelievable mash-up of country, bluegrass, guitar & hip hop. Even if you normally run away screaming from hip-hop or bluegrass, give this a listen.
As for ‘Justified’, it’s an outstanding drama. It probably won’t be shown on Sri Lankan tv stations, so just pop along to your trusted download places to … er… get hold of it..
To prove that Gangstagrass aren’t a one-hit wonder, listen to this track, ‘Pain’ from an earlier album, featuring a wonderful female vocalist
Listen and buy their music!