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Music Geek Track of the Week: Gita’s “Hood Rich”

by on April 26, 2013

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All right, so this week’s track is sort of a slept-on/overlooked jam from 2012 that I recently discovered is a major “bad-bitch” anthem. SO mad that I wasn’t blasting this a year ago in Winnetka, Illinois at all the fly suburban moms who were trying to get their Lululemon/Komboucha vibe on.

Gita is a Bay Area native who now calls Harlem home and hangs with everyone from Grimes to the A$AP crew. Walking the line between G chick (“so I say, fuck the cops”) and cutie (puppy cameo), you get the sense that she has ghost-ridden a pink VW at some point. DJ Two Stacks, who also produced Oakland buddy Kreayshawn’s “Gucci Gucci,” lays down a groovy, ultra lounge/muzak instrumental, letting Gita handle the bars and, perhaps more importantly, the visuals.

Watch Gita as she 1) has a manga-themed slumber party, 2) twerks alone in the remnants of a frat’s highlighter/halloween party, 3) pistol-whips an ugly puppet on the set of The Lord of the Rings, and 4) has a dreadlocked peer spoon-feed her baby food. This is the closest I have seen a non-Azealia hip hop video come to a Kyary Pamyu Pamyu production, and in the words of Juicy J, it’s trippy mane. Her debut ep, Escaping the Dream World, will drop this May via ASL.

DEAR GITA,

GET IT, GURL

<3 MATT

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