Gangsta’s Paradise Gets A Whole New Style, Thanks to Postmodern Jukebox

What better way to sing about being gangsta than belting it in a 1920’s, Al Capone riff!

This reminds me of Baz Lurman’s choice to use rap in place of jazz for “The Great Gatsby.” He stated, “In our age, the energy of jazz is caught in the energy of hip-hop,” but in this case, it’s nice to see hip hop being caught in the energy of jazz.