There’s an off chance you’ve heard this one before, as it was first released in 2008 in very limited quantities on 12″ vinyl. Like us though, you’ve probably haven’t, and thusly don’t know that “Geto Boys” takes its name from the song’s sample, the 1991 Geto Boys track, “Mind Playing Tricks On Me.” However, you probably do recognize recognize what Glass Candy’s Ida No is singing, the classic “Iko Iko.” Taken altogether, the track feels fresh and classically soulful at once. Download an mp3 here.
mp3: Glass Candy – “Geto Boys”
Features collabs with Trey Songz, Shy Glizzy and more
Not the Cyndi Lauper song you’re probably thinking of.
From the Back From The Dead 2 mixtape, which drops tomorrow (Hallowen)
Samples the song of the same name by Quindon Tarver, from the ’96 Romeo + Juliet soundtrack
Tha Carter V is supposedly out on Dec. 9th