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These pre-summer jams could put you in the mood for some fun in the sun




MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 05:  Singer Aloe Blacc performes at the FWU Night 2018 on day 8 of the BMW Open by FWU at MTTC IPHITOS on May 5, 2018 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for BMW)
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 05: Singer Aloe Blacc performes at the FWU Night 2018 on day 8 of the BMW Open by FWU at MTTC IPHITOS on May 5, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for BMW)
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Every week, Take Two brings you the latest releases from SoCal-based artists. This week, Oliver Wang unveils the newest pre-summer jams.

Artist: Aloe Blacc

Song: Brooklyn in the Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWdOD2xaP8w

Oliver says:

L.A.’s singing/rapping sensation Aloe Blacc gets an early jump on a summer jam with this one. It's the lead single off an upcoming LP. 

Artist: Patrick Paige II
Album: Letters of Irrelevance
Song: On My Mind/Charge It to the Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiKOjvqTnBU

Oliver says:

Last year, Syd and Matt Martian of The Internet put out solo albums and this year, it’s the turn of their bassist and producer, Patrick Paige II. For this lead single from Paige’s upcoming LP, he does enlist the help of Syd, as well as singer/rapper Kari Faux. 

Artist: Cheech and Chong 
Album: Up in Smoke (40th Anniversary)
Song: Earache My Eye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wGlr2W15OI

Oliver says:

Wow, has it really been 40 years? L.A.’s most notorious pro-marijuana duo celebrate the 40th anniversary of the soundtrack from their infamous movie, "Up in Smoke." Alice Bowie was Cheech Marin’s fictional heavy metal persona, and the song has since been covered by Soundgarden and Korn. What would Cheech and Chong look like in a post-legalization California?