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Audio: Zulu Guru (Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X) "Black Orpheus" - Okayplayer

Audio: Zulu Guru (Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X) "Black Orpheus"

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Zulu Guru is the name of a new project involving Jesse Boykins III and MeLo-X. The two boundary-pushing musicians will join forces for an entire LP on Ninjatune, set to be released on October 15th. If you put those pieces of information together, you might have a rough idea of what their first track “Black Orpheus” might sound like. And yes, it’s afro-futuristic, mellow, progressive and just pretty mind-blowing generally, blending rap and r&b effortlessly into a washed-out stream of aural bliss. Dip your toe below:

[audio:http://www.okayplayer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Black-Orpheus.mp3|titles=Black Orpheus]

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