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New Release: Oreo Jones – Cash For Gold (RS052)

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Oreo Jones returns with Cash 4 Gold, his first full length LP since Betty!

Indianapolis rapper Oreo Jones makes hip-hop for people with unreasonable expectations of what hip-hop can and should be. A gifted lyricist with an ear for rich, textured beats that check off most boxes on the “new school” and “true school” checklists, Jones is both classicist and futurist. “Cash for Gold” delivers the soulful instrumentation that backpack-toting boom-bap addicts demand, the emotional vulnerability we expect in a post-Drake world, and a heavyweight intelligence that never becomes condescendingly academic. Jones isn’t afraid to indulge in classic tropes like the shoeboxes full of cash in “Sufficient Funds,” but never gets hung up on them; he uses pop-culture and sci-fi reference points without relying on them as a crutch. Most importantly, his songs are infectious, the sort that burrow into you brain and remain lodged there for days. Hip-hop in the 21st century means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but Jones is among the rare artists who can satisfy all of them.

Sean L Maloney of the Boston Globe

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Oreo Jones – Fhloston Paradise (Official Music Video)

Oreo Jones just dropped the LSD inspired visual for “Fhloston Paradise”, the first single off of his upcoming album Cash 4 Gold!

“Fhloston  Paradise” is OJ’s ode to Naptown, inspired by the interstellar vacation destination from the Fifth Element.  The video for “Fhloston Paradise” finds Oreo connecting with frequent collaborator and direct of Let’s Do Lunch Nate Karamanski.  These two previously collaborated on the vid for “Dream Babe” which also featured DMA.  The pair’s style can most simply be described as lo-fi psychedelia.  Cash 4 Gold is set to drop this spring!

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