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The Geto Boys Launch Kickstarter Campaign for New Album


Image Courtesy I See You PublicityLooks like TLC has started a new trend. Following the success of the girl band’s Kickstarter campaign for their final album earlier this year, the Geto Boys have announced plans to use the crowd-sourcing site to begin working on a new album, titled Habeas Corpus.

The legendary rap group, best known for the 1991 hit “Mind Playing Tricks on Me,” are seeking to raise $100,000 through July 15.

“For the past 9 years, our fans have been pleading with us to drop one more album, and we’ve been having light and sometimes heavy talks about getting back in the studio. Well, we hear you; the wait is over!” their page reads.

The Geto Boys aren’t the only rap groups to have used the site for funding: De La Soul recently has launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance the recording their eighth album, the group’s first since 2004’s The Grind Date.

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