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Editor’s Pick #298: “Shutterbug” by Big Boi by tjwell01
April 8, 2010, 12:28 pm
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Big Boi's "Shutterbug" brings the beat back from the Outkast days.

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LISTEN: “Shutterbug” by Big Boi

Usually I completely ignore Pitchfork’s hot new tracks, because usually they’re really obscure, pseudo-trendy crap. That said, you can find a gem anywhere, and Big Boi’s “Shutterbug” has a great beat. Outkast was a great hip-hop tandem that added quirkiness to hip-hop, and Big Boi was the brass to Ande 3000‘s quirk. I love this track because the rhymes are grizzly, but it’s also got some nice auto-tune harmonies. I forgot about Big Boi for a while, but I’ll take notice the next time around.

–Jett Wells

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