Naughty By Nature collaborates with Solid Gold for Daytrotter session

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So here's a string of words I never thought would appear in the same sentence: Recording site Daytrotter recently invited Naughty By Nature to their Illinois studios for a session, with locals Solid Gold sitting in as their backing band.

Wait, what?

The indie-heavy site invited Solid Gold down to Rock Island back in December to open for Naughty By Nature at a benefit concert for United Way. Prior to the benefit show, the two groups went into the studio, cracked open a bottle of Hennessey, and created some magic together, with Solid Gold laying down what Daytrotter describes as a "soulful, dark night rock groove" underneath the rap duo's freestyles.

"Soo here's one of the weirdest things I've ever done," Drew Christopherson, Solid Gold's new drummer, tweeted this morning.

Check out the Naughty By Nature and Solid Gold session here.

Guess this means it's already time to update our index of Minnesota bands on Daytrotter again, here's an up-to-date directory going all the way back to the site's beginnings in 2006:

February 15: Naughty By Nature with Solid Gold
February 7, 2011: Tapes 'n Tapes
January 29, 2011: Fort Wilson Riot
November 11, 2010: Dosh
November 9, 2010: Peter Wolf Crier
October 30, 2010: Brute Heart
October 5, 2010: Dark Dark Dark
October 1, 2010: Gayngs
June 15, 2010: We Are the Willows
May 28, 2010: Lookbook
May 20, 2010: Trampled by Turtles
April 22, 2010: Peter Wolf Crier
April 15, 2010: Velvet Davenport
March 30, 2010: Doomtree's Dessa, Sims, Cecil Otter, and Mike Mictlan
March 24, 2010: Laarks
March 3, 2010: Solid Gold
February 20, 2010: Jeremy Messersmith
December 30, 2009: Daredevil Christopher Wright
December 27, 2009: Northern Howl
December 21, 2009: Free Energy
December 16, 2009: Har Mar Superstar
September 29, 2009: Dark Dark Dark
September 10, 2009: Mark Mallman
August 14, 2009: Halloween, Alaska
August 2, 2009: Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps
July 1, 2009: Mark Olson & Gary Louris
March 31, 2009: Bob Mould
March 3, 2009: Dark Dark Dark
February 17, 2009: Ruby Isle
February 13, 2009: Haley Bonar
June 30, 2008: Retribution Gospel Choir
June 23, 2008: Dosh
May 20, 2008: Mason Jennings
April 7, 2008: Tapes 'n Tapes
July 30, 2007: Low
April 11, 2007: Brother Ali
October 16, 2006: P.O.S.
April 3, 2006: Hockey Night


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Apples

Both Laarks and Daredevil Christopher Wright are from Eau Claire. Free Energy is from PA.

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