Freddie Gibbs Madlib NPR Tiny Desk Concert
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Many consider Freddie Gibbs and Madlib to have one of the best albums of 2019 with Bandana. This week NPR premiered a new episode from its celebrated Tiny Desk Concert series starring the collaborators in support of the LP.

Joined by New York funk and soul group El Michels Affair, Gibbs and Madlib performed a series of tracks from Bandana, including “Education,” “Gat Damn,” “Soul Right,” and “Freestyle Shit.” NPR’s Abby O’Neill revealed that the appearance by Gibbs and Madlib was a year in the making, as to ensure the band accompaniment by El Michels Affair.

You can watch Freddie Gibbs and Madlib performing songs from Bandana with El Michels Affair underneath. Following, be sure to revisit the celebrated album.

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