N.A.S.A. - The Spirit of Apollo

N.A.S.A. - The Spirit of Apollo
CRITIC SCORE
56
Based on 12 reviews
2009 Rank: #626 / 693
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Credit where it's due: Sam Spiegel and Zé Gonzales evidently have really next-level Rolodexes. Spiegel is Spike Jonze's brother, and Gonzales is a pro skateboarder, so it stands to reason that they'd both know some famous people. But the sheer number and scope of guests on The Spirit of Apollo is just absurd. As the sticker on the cover proudly trumpets, the album features "over 40 guest performances," and they come from all over the genre map. Plenty of the contributors here are the type who would show up to the studio if you promised them a half-empty bag of Doritos (looking at you, ca. 2009 David Byrne). But Spiegel and Gonzales have also corralled people like Tom Waits, Sizzla, Scarface: legends with uber-devoted core fanbases who don't have to guest on anyone'salbum, who only record collaborations when they feel like it. It's tough to calculate what combination of people skills, time management, and networking Spiegel and Gonzales must've put into this thing. They must have some really, really great Doritos.

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February 17, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Anti- / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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Track List

  1. Intro 
  2. The People Tree (feat. David Byrne, Chali 2na, Gift Of Gab & Z-Trip) 
  3. Money (feat. David Byrne, Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge, & Z-Trip) 
  4. N.A.S.A. Music (feat. Method Man, E-40, & DJ Swamp) 
  5. Way Down (feat. RZA, Barbie Hatch, & John Frusciante) 
  6. Hip Hop (feat. KRS-One, Fatlip, & Slim Kid Tre) 
  7. Four Rooms, Earth View 
  8. Strange Enough (feat. Karen O, Ol' Dirty Bastard, & Fatlip) 
  9. Spacious Thoughts (feat. Tom Waits & Kool Keith) 
  10. Gifted (feat. Kanye West, Santogold & Lykke Li) 
  11. A Volta (feat. Sizzla, Amanda Blank, & Lovefoxxx) 
  12. There's A Party (feat. George Clinton & Chali 2na) 
  13. Whachadoin? (feat. Spank Rock, M.I.A., Santo Gold, & Nick Zinner) 
  14. O Pato (feat. Kool Kojak & DJ Babão)
  15. Samba Soul (feat. Del Tha Funkee Homosapien & DJ Qbert) 
  16. The Mayor (feat. The Cool Kids, Ghostface Killah, Scarface & DJ AM) 
  17. N.A.S.A. Anthem

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royalflush, patton, alexgonzriv, erik
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