The Internet is sometimes amazing. A Toronto hip hop duo makes a song inspired by a reverred Brazilian artist. Said artist has no idea about the song. A Portuguese graphic artist is inspired to create a wonderful video for the song, and gets a friend in Brazil to inform artist about the song and tape a message from him. The duo in question is Magnolius, the song is Selaron from their last release Mary Musth, the artist is Jorge Selaron (creator of the Escadaria SelarĂłn) and the creator of the video is Nuno Barbosa.
The resulting video is fairly simple, yet there is something heart-warming about contrast between the drab everyday cityscape shots and the tile-art animations. Itâ€™s a great video from a great album that you should really check out if you havenâ€™t already.
MP3:: MAGNOLIUS - Selaron