Leave it to White Rainbow, aka Portland's Adam Forkner, to warp his pal Bobby Birdman's soothing voice into a chaotic splat of air horns and Lil Jon "WHAT?!" samples. Forkner always seems to be riding the line between serious pranks and knowingly jokey solemnity, and he does both expertly, as this Aziz Ansari-esque "Only for Awhile" remix shows. Apparently it was inspired by Diddy, though we're gonna go out on a limb and say it was less about Sean Combs' production skills and more about his untethered bravado. It's a fun listen for sure, but has enough skill and merit that somebody's destined to drop it in a DJ set. Maybe even Lil Jon!
Premiere: Bobby Birdman, “Only For Awhile (White Rainbow’s Want it/Get it RMX)” MP3
April 22, 2010