Anthrax and Public Enemy
Bring The Noise
Something about being at work for way too long right now but listening to this song makes everything ok.
Jurassic 5 and Nelly Furtado
I like that this happened before she blew up…Canadian Maneater.
Kylie Minogue & Nick Cave
Where The Wild Roses Grow
If you’ve ever fantasized about western romance.
Kid Cudi, MGMT, Ratatat
Pursuit of Happiness
They are all on the moon.
MSTRKRFT featuring John Legend
I expected a train wreck but it’s really, really nice actually.
Santigold, Strokes, Pharrell (Converse)
My Drive Thru
I dance to this by myself. Frequently.
Dizzee Rascal + Calvin Harris
Dance Wiv Me and Holiday
If you fancy Brits.
Propeller Heads + Shirley Bassey
You might recognize her voice.
N.A.S.A. featuring David Byrne, Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge, & Z-Trip
Money DJ/producer duo, N.A.S.A., put together an entire of album of original tracks with a star studded line up. This is just a glimpse.
Massive Attack+Tracy Thorn
Protection and Better Things
You might cry.
Robert Plant and Alison Kraus
It won 5 Grammys. You and your parents can agree on something to listen to.
Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Nothing Else Matters
This one made me cry.
George Michael and Aretha Franklin
Knew You Were Waiting for Me
Two queens of pop?
George Michael & Mary J Blige
Two queens of pop covering a king of pop (Stevie Wonder)?! Bad joke.
Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
The Girl is Mine
“The doggone girl is mine.”
Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson
RIP MJ; Janet looks hot in the video. Wrong to say those things in the same sentence?
David Bowie and Queen
Bowie’s first released collaboration, it debuted on Queen’s album and Vanilla Ice got rich off it.
David Bowie and Bing Crosby
Little Drummer Boy
What the hell did they talk about when they weren’t on set?
Mick Jagger and David Bowie
Dancing In The Street
I know what they talked about off set.
Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger
Walk And Don’t Look Back
Please check out Mick’s moves in this video.
Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg
These guys had plenty in common backstage too.
Beck & Charlotte Gainsbourg
Heaven Can Wait
Great artist + great artist = Great song.
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and Gainsbourg
Happens to everyone.
Loretta Lynn & Jack White
Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash
Girl From The North Country Fair
Nothing to say here.
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
Jimi Hendrix and BB King
Album – The Kings Jam
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate
Two African musical legends on one album, In the Heart of the Moon
Toumani Diabaté & Björk
If you find a good recording of this please post a response with it.
Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
I’d rather be “country” than a tramp.
Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach
God Give Me Strength
You’d be surprised how many people told me about this duo.
Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth
They Reminisce Over You
Amy Winehouse and Ghostface
You Know I’m No Good
He is way more well behaved than her.
Mark Ronson and Santogold
Ronson’s album Version is full of these.
Nickodemus and Jay Rodriguez
Funky in the Middle
Shake a leg.
Kelis featuring Andre 3000
I say this to mom a lot…
Pon de Floor
Super producer duo Diplo and Switch = Major Lazer. Vybz Kartel gets in on this one too.
Aerosmith and Run DMC
Walk This Way
Know it. Love it.
Brand New Heavies and Guru
It’s Gettin’ Hectic
Heavy Rhyme Experience was the mid 90’s jammer.
Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around
American, feel good combo.
Beck and The Dust Brothers
Dust Brothers helped Beck craft his albums Odelay, Midnite Vultures and Guero. They can also take credit for Beastie Boys album Paul’s Boutique.
Madlib and J Dilla (RIP) combine as “Jaylib” to make the album “Champion of Sound.”
Madlib and MF DOOM come together as “Madvillain,” album appropriately titled “Madvillainy.”
Madlib and Blue Note Records
Check out the video to get a glimpse of Madlib’s chops. Madlib remixes a load of classic Blue Note tunes, album titled Shades of Blue.
Dangermouse and MF Doom
Album is called “The Mouse and The Mask”. This track is extra spicy courtesy of Ghostface.
Dangermouse and James Mercer from The Shins create this new indie rock sound. Album out soon.
Black Keys featuring Raekwon
Stay Off The Fuckin Flowers
Damon Dash brings together the Black Keys and eleven mcs such as Mos Def, GZA and Jim Jones for project Blak Roc.
Black Lips and GZA
Stuff That Went Down at SXSW Last Year
Don’t get that last one confused with this one, because then you will just sound like a dork.
The Chemical Brothers and Fat Lip from Pharcyde
The Salmon Dance
What it do?
Cut Chemist feat. Hymnal
What’s the Altitude
Keep the beats + rhymes thing going.
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
That just happened!
Judgement Night Soundtrack
A compilation treasure chest that changed my little 6th grade life, it’s one of the first (and actually good) ventures into this rap + rock arena. Eat your heart out Linkin Park and Jay Z.
Hard to pick one track off the whole album, but Fallin’ with De La Soul and Teenage Fan Club. is definitely a fave.
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