Gorillaz - Electronic Hip-Pop

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More About Them

Gorillaz are an animated 2D band created by Damon Albarn & Jamie Hewlett. They've done live performances with holographs of the band playing live, and their music is ridiculously catchy.

They'll have rappers on with them, such as Snoop Dog and Mos Def, along with other singers like Bobby Womack & Lou Reed.

The list of talent goes on: orchestral brass arrangements, gospel choirs, MF Doom - Gorillaz knows how to bring talent together.

I see Gorillaz as a PG-13 equivalent to Outkast. They're commercially very succesful, but they show a huge amount of artistic integrity. Gorillaz is the culmination of rap, hip-hop, electronic, and pop ideas all put into a best-of-breed package.

There be a lot of singles on these albums.

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