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Black Thought and Danger Mouse release ‘Cheat Codes’

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Black Thought and Danger Mouse hack the game with Cheat Codes

Philly spitter Thought and superproducer Danger Mouse have teamed up for a project titled Cheat Codes. The 12-track album is full of bangers from frontman. Hard bars over eccentric boom bap courtesy of the Gnarls Barkley maestro. It features , , , , and others.

A true emcee's emcee, Thought is a lyrical giant. His flows stay dipped in the latest street slang and academic-level references. The soulful chops produced by Danger Mouse provide the perfect backdrop for Tariq Trotter to create his verbal theater. “Belize” is a rare treat, featuring the late .

has been busy with his gig on Jimmy Fallon. He's released a series of EPs called Streams of Thought over the past few years. The Roots' last project was 2014's “…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin” and fans have long thirsted for a solo project from Black Thought, and like “A Written Testimony” by , this might be the closest we get.

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