Fresh off his appearances at this year’s Listen Out festival, Joey Bada$$ surprised fans with an unlikely collaboration with Oxford indie band Glass Animals in Lose Control. The verdict? Glass Animals’ hallmark jungle-esque weirdness actually works really well with trap hats and Joey’s classic NY vocals.
These two make for an unlikely pairing, but probably not as unlikely as you’d think. Glass Animals music is laden with references to modern hip-hop, especially in their latest single ‘Gold Lime’ (which is actually a cover of Yeah Yeah Yeah’s ‘Gold Lion’).
Definitely keen for some more collabs of this nature in the future. Check out ‘Lose Control’ in the gallery above.
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