Gorillaz + N.E.R.D.
Remember way back in 2001 when Gorillaz dropped “Clint Eastwood” and everyone freaked? Not because it was an absolute banger of a song, but because “ZOMG! They’re cartoons! And they’re rapping!” Well, since that time, group mastermind Damon Albarn has tried to play down the ficitionalized angle and focus more on the music. In support of the excellent Plastic Beach, he’s bringing a stacked backing band (without anyone dressed in an oversized ape suit) and openers N.E.R.D. to Agganis Arena.
Gorillaz is a virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn of Britpop band Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of the comic book Tank Girl....