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Rhymefest vs. Michael Jackson

Man In The MirrorGreg Kot (of all people!) tipped us to a legally dubious project by South Side Chicago rapper Rhymefest and producer Mark Ronson:

The release is musical contraband; it flouts copyright law and freely dips into the Jackson back catalog for source material, including a trove of audio interviews. It rearranges this material into a fascinating virtual collaboration between two artists of different generations who have never met. Gimmicky as it sounds, sparks fly. Jackson hasn’t had such a provocative and inspired collaborator since he was working with producer Quincy Jones — back when “Thriller” reigned.

MP3s:

Rhymefest – “No Sunshine” [prod. by Emile]

Rhymefest – “Man In The Mirror” (ft Michael Jackson)

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