The Bullitts f/ Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica + Lucy Liu - "They Die By Dawn"

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Jeymes Samuel AKA The Bullitts drops the title track from his black cowboy saga They Die By Dawn, featuring his usual dream rolodex of cameos, in this case Yasiin Bey (!) Jay Electronica (!) and Lucy Liu (!)--all (!)s for different, yet equally compelling, reasons. The track is everything you could wish for from an all-black-everything western, dramatic Sergio Leone-style guitars chopped into a hip-hop beat of epic proportions, falling somewhere between the epic tuff of Dr. Dre's track for "Kush" and the twangy bounce of Premier's classic Mos Def beat "Mathematics"--not a bad place to fall. The film score, complete with bugle calls, rolls on for a full 2 minutes and some seconds before Yasiin and Jay Elec heed the call of duty and draw for the lyrical six-shooters. Dive in below, and to find out more about the film watch the trailer and our OKP TV interview with star Michael K. Williams (scroll down). Plus look out for a full recap of its SXSW debut to drop soon, including interviews with Isaiah Washington & more...

props to RS

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