Week 17 of the Adult Swim Singles blesses us with a new FLYING LOTUS x SHABAZZ PALACES x THUNDERCAT x GEORGE CLINTON track, t-shirt, and limited edition 12" print!!
Flying Lotus, aka FlyLo, is an experimental multi-genre producer, electronic musician, DJ, and rapper from Los Angeles. Flying Lotus has released five studio albums — 1983 (2006), Los Angeles (2008), Cosmogramma (2010), Until the Quiet Comes (2012) and You're Dead! (2014) — to increasing critical acclaim. He has produced much of the bumper music on Adult Swim. In 2012, he began rapping under the persona Captain Murphy and kept this fact a secret for several months, until the release of his first rap mixtape, Duality (2012). Flying Lotus has stated that his influences include by Madlib, MF DOOM, and J Dilla. His experimental, alternative beats often infuse blues and acid jazz while venturing into psychedelia.
Thundercat is a multi-genre bass player, producer, and singer. He has released two solo albums, and is most noted for his work with Flying Lotus, and band Suicidal Tendencies. He has recently been credited as major creative contributor to Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly as well as Kamasi Washington's The Epic.
Shabazz Palaces are a Seattle-based experimental hip-hop duo consisting of rapper Ishmael Butler aka Palaceer Lazaro, and multi-instrumentalist Tendai Maraire. The group anonymously released two EPs before being signed to Sub Pop Records and releasing their debut album Black Up in 2011 to wide critical acclaim. They followed up with their 2nd album, Lese Majesty in 2014.
George Clinton is a singer, songwriter, bandleader and producer. He has been cited as one of the foremost innovators of funk music, along the same likes of James Brown and Sly Stone. He headed the funk, soul, rock music collective Parliament-Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, establishing their distinct style know as P-funk. He launched a solo career in 1981 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, alongside 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat come together to form the supergroup Woke while featuring George Clinton on the new track "The Lavishments of Light Looking".
Check out the new track "THE LAVISHMENTS OF LIGHT LOOKING" ft. George Clinton by super group Woke (Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat)
Download it for FREE at adultswim.com/singles
Get the shirt HERE!
and the Limited Edition 12" Print HERE!