If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if the worlds of hip hop and Nintendo were to ever collide, then allow us to direct you to the following link: http://heathmcnease.bandcamp.com, which gives you a pretty good idea of what sort of sound might echo from the impact.
Here you’ll find ‘Straight Outta Console’, a free hip hop mixtape comprising 19 tracks featuring music samples taken from a number of popular NES games, from Paperboy to Super Mario Bros. 3.
The project was the work of indie and touring artist Heath McNease, and came about as the result of the popularity of his song ‘Nintendo Thumb’, which featured on one of his earlier albums. Surprised by the amount of attention the song was garnering from both the Nintendo and hip hop fraternity, Heath decided to return to the studio and create an entire album devoted to his love of all things Nintendo.
Let us know what you think.