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In the tradition of DJ Dangermouse mixing Jay Z vs. The Beatles in a great album called "The Grey Album", Spinjunkies have mixed the Hov and the Dead in an album called "Jay Z's Dead". I'm listening to it right now, and it's actually really well done. It's sure to confuse any Deadhead.

Here is the track list:

1. SPINtro/ King Solomon's Marbles

2. Encore/ Friend of the Devil

3. 99 Problems/ Scarlet Begonias

4. Dirt off Your Shoulder/ Fire On the Mountain

5. December 4th/ Dark Star

6. What More Can I Say/ Shakedown Street

7. My 1st Song/ New Minglewood Blues

8. Lucifer/ Help On The Way

9. Change Clothes/ Slipknot

10. Interlude (PSA)/ Franklin's Tower

11. Allure/ St. Stephen

12. Justify My Thug/ Throwing Stones

13. Moment of Clarity/ Music Never Stopped

14. Threat/ High Time

Definitely worth the download!

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posted this before but if you enjoy that you might also like some of this if you're a Queen fan (a lot of them are really well done actually, check out the Keep Yourself Alive mix (Live.mp3)... awesome):

A Night at the Hip-Hopera (mp3's)

01 - Precession.mp3

- Queen, "Procession"

02 - See.mp3

- Queen, "One Vision"

- KRS-One, "Hip Hop v. Rap" (lyrics)

- Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, "The Message" (lyrics)

- Kelis, "Milkshake" (closing sample)

03 - Live.mp3

- Queen, "Keep Yourself Alive"

- Afrikaa Bambaataa & Family, "Got to Get Up/Just Get Up and Dance" (thanks, Eric!)

04 - Bite.mp3

- Queen, "Another One Bites the Dust"

- Justin Timberlake, "Like I Love You" (intro)

- Ol' Dirty Bastard w/Kelis, "Got Your Money" (lyrics)

05 - Jazz.mp3

- Queen, "More Of That Jazz"

- Queen, "We Will Rock You" (vocal sample)

- Taskforce, "Tears on my Pillowcase" (?)

06 - Rock.mp3

- Queen, "We Will Rock You"

- Iggy Pop w/Peaches, "Rock Show" (intro)

- Killa Kela, "Heavy Artillery"

07 - Love.mp3

- Queen, "Tenement Funster"

08 - Fight.mp3

- Queen, "Fight from the Inside"

- Dilated Peoples, "Marathon" (lyrics)

09 - fu©k.mp3

- Queen, "Seven Seas of Rhye" (thanks, Randy!)

- Queen, "Keep Yourself Alive" (thanks, Eric!)

10 - Play.mp3

- Queen, "Play the Game"

- De La Soul, "Much More" (intro, thanks Modofo)

- Electric 6, "Gay Bar"

11 - Ride.mp3

- Queen, "Bicycle Race"

- Eminem, "Slim Shady"

12 - Sniff.mp3

- Queen w/David Bowie, "Under Pressure"

- Belinda Carlisle, "Heaven Is A Place on Earth"

- Vanilla Ice, "Ice Ice Baby"

- Prince Paul w/De La Soul, "More Than U Know" (lyrics)

13 - Ridicule.mp3

- no music

14 - Plan.mp3

- Queen, "I'm Going Slightly Mad" (thanks, Matt!)

- Herbaliser w/Latyrx, "8-Point Agenda" (lyrics)

15 - Break.mp3

- Queen, "I Want to Break Free"

- Aaliyah w/Timbaland, "Try Again" (intro sample)

- Beastie Boys, "Shake Your Rump"

- Beastie Boys, "Body Movin'"

- Beastie Boys, "Alive"

16 - Listen.mp3

- Queen, "Radio Gaga"

- Beastie Boys, "Shake Your Rump"

- Beastie Boys, "Intergalactic"

- Beastie Boys, "Root Down"

17 - Work.mp3

- Queen, "Machines (Back to Human)"

- Missy Elliott, "She's A Bitch" (lyrics)

18 - Come.mp3

- Queen, "Spread Your Wings" (thanks, Gordon!)

- Common w/Erykah Badu & Q-Tip, "Come Close" (lyrics)

19 - Expose.mp3

- Queen, "Flash"

- Brandy, "The Boy Is Mine" (intro)

- Beats International, "Dub Be Good To Me" (SOS Band/Deborah Cox cover)

20 - Jerk.mp3

- Queen, "It's A Kind of Magic"

- Morris Day & the Time, "Jerk Out" (lyrics)

- Detroit Grand Pubahs, "Sandwiches"

21 - Save.mp3

- Queen, "Save Me"

- DJ Vadim w/Atmosphere, "Edie Brikell" (lyrics)

22 - Stop.mp3

- Queen, "Don't Stop Me Now"

- Looptroop w/Chords & Timbuktu, "Heads Day Off" (huge thanks, Shane!)

23 - Question.mp3

- Queen, "Who Wants to Live Forever?"

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04 - Bite.mp3

- Queen, "Another One Bites the Dust"

- Justin Timberlake, "Like I Love You" (intro)

- Ol' Dirty Bastard w/Kelis, "Got Your Money" (lyrics)

This track is, simply put, awesome.

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04 - Bite.mp3

- Queen, "Another One Bites the Dust"

- Justin Timberlake, "Like I Love You" (intro)

- Ol' Dirty Bastard w/Kelis, "Got Your Money" (lyrics)

This track is, simply put, awesome.

ya, a lot of these Queen ones are really really well done

was hesitant to the concept at first originally but that faded really quick a couple of tracks in

thanks for postin the Jay Z/Dead mixes, some good fun stuff in there (haven't heard them all yet but the Dirt off Your Shoulder/Fire On the Mountain I got off on most so far)

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'i love the 99 problems-scarlet!!!!'

So do I...............

I got introduced to this a while ago, so when Phish covered 99 Problems with JayZ, I figured they must have played Scarlet as the backing rythm for him. The sheer look at terror on DaveyBoy's face when I first played it for him was worth every ounce of sweat JayZ put into this project.

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this is a great mix.. only one comment in comparison to what DJ Danger Mouse did with The Grey Album.. it would have been cooler I think if the Spinjunkies did what DJ Danger Mouse did and only use the Jay Z vocal tracks and not use any of the other music from the original Black Album and just use GD stuff for the music.. did that make any sense?

also.. this is funny.. I posted the link on a graphic design board that I frequent. All those guys on that board are "young and cool" if you know what I mean. This was one of the responses my post recieved:

" ha, that's such a bad idea.

the only possible people that would listen to it are fratboys."

man.. some people are so silly :)

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