“Quiet Dog Bite Hard” (Live on Jools Holland) (Video)

    We’ve already seen Mos Def hooking up with Gorillaz on Jools Holland’s show last week to perform a version of “Stylo” from Plastic Beach. But the hip-hop star also took the opportunity to deliver a live version of “Quiet Dog Bite Hard” from last year’s The Ecstatic.

     

    This is a slightly different version of the song to the one that appeared on the album. It retains the sparse atmosphere of the original, but is mostly notable for Mos flexing his skills as a drummer/percussion player and managing to retain his lyrical flow at the same time—a not inconsiderable feat.