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Download: Theophilus London – “Rose Island Vol. 1″ Mixtape

MP3: Theophilus London – “Rose Island Volume 1″

When I interviewed Theophilus London for the Other Paper last week the Brooklyn rapper described his new tape “Rose Island Volume 1″  like this:

What can we expect from Rose Island?
You know how kids from the ’80’s love shit from the ’50s? I am getting back to my Marvin Gaye influence. I am shutting out this whole world that exists today. It’s not inspired by any artists from this past decade or anything. It’s me back to my pure essence. It is not MP3-type music or commercialized music. I called it Rose Island because it’s an island far away from what’s going on with this Internet shit.

Rose Island Volume 1 guests include Marvin Gaye, A$ap Rocky, Big Boi, Sade, and Lunice

Read the full The Other Paper interview with Theophilus here.

Video: Theophilus London Records “Lisa” For Rose Island Vol. 1 Mixtape

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Theophilus London is playing Columbus 6/28 at the Newport with Santigold. Above is a video of  showing Mr. London’s process for recording his song Lisa at  Converse Rubber Tracks . “Lisa” is off London’s upcoming mixtape Rose Island Vol. 1 which will drop next week.

Tour Dates after the jump.

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MP3: Theophilus London “Big Spender” ft. A$ap Rocky


MP3: Big Spender (noisey)

Theophilus London had some sample issues with Big Spender but just got it cleared today. London flosses with A$ap Rocky on this first track off his upcoming album Lovers Holiday II: Rose Island, which will be out on May 15.