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PR: Blu (of Blu and Exile) Gets Proper "Jesus" Release
Posted by Steve Juon at Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 10:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

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Blu (of Blu and Exile) Gets Proper "Jesus" Release

Recently, a mysterious album titled Jesus turned up on the popular music site Bandcamp, uploaded by an artist calling himself "B". Soon, the LP was discovered to be the latest work from enigmatic L.A. rapper Blu, and within hours, it was the talk of the blogosphere. The album was soon removed, but now it's back, this time in physical form. New World Color is proud to present the latest lo-fi masterpiece from one of hip-hop's most intriguing figures, in stores everywhere on August 30th, 2011.

Featuring production from Madlib, Alchemist, and Hezekiah, and an appearance from Planet Asia, Jesus features some of the most intriguing collaborations of Blu's career.  With fully mastered audio, plus CD and vinyl editions, this important edition to Johnson Barnes' catalog will finally be heard as it was meant to be. Officially the debut for alter-ego "B", Jesus is sure to satisfy the cult-like fanbase that's been steadily growing around the artist most famously known as Blu.



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