Gorillaz f. Andre 3000 and James Murphy, “DoYaThing” MP3

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Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn got Andre 3000 and James Murphy into a London studio last September to record fast-funk freakout, “DoYaThing” for Converse’s Three Artists, One Song series. 3000 delivers a euphoric, minute-long freestyle, rhyming sploooshy sploosh with blooopdie bloop. He also offers the uniquely-ATLien diss you ain’t Willie B., referring to the silverback gorilla who lived at Zoo Atlanta for almost 40 years. (Or he’s talking about Geto Boys rapper Willie D.)

An extended mega-version of “DoYaThing” will be released following the debut of the the track’s animated video on Wednesday, February 29th. Download the four-minute version from Converse, below, and check out Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s Gorillaz-inspired collection of Chuck Taylor’s here.

Download: Gorillaz f. Andre 3000 and James Murphy, “DoYaThing”

Update 2/24/2012: Stream the foul-mouthed, 13-minute version of “DoYaThing” via Seattle’s 107.7 The End, here.

POSTED February 23, 2012 5:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (9) TAGS: , , , , , ,

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  1. FF says:

    I’m absolutely crazy about this!

  2. igontxo says:

    Si señor! A fuego!!!

  3. ohsowrite says:

    very ill. oh, and 3000 says “Willie D” not Willie B. you know, Rap-A-Lot? Geto Boys? Scarface, Willie D, Bushwick Bill? yeah.

  4. Naomi Zeichner says:

    That’s devastating, Willie B. more slept on than Geto Boys

  5. SleezyB says:

    Oh man. Converse stop trying to fund “dream groups” in order to peddle shoes. This can’t be life.

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  7. Laura Truesdalien says:

    Why Andre 3000 look like he got a Bloody Beetroots mask on?

  8. Ross says:

    Andre….WOOOH. Kool G Rap delivery!

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