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Dirty Projectors cover Bob Dylan for Levi's, Andre 3000 covers Beatles for Nike; Would you buy R. Kelly's former mansion?

dirtyps.jpgDirty Projectors and Levi's: A strange fit. (Photo by Sarah Cass via Myspace)

By Ally Schweitzer

- The Dirty Projectors and Andre 3000 cropped up in a pair of spots for Levi's and Nike recently: Dirty Projectors for the denim company's Pioneer Series and Andre in a Kobe Bryant ad that probably had something to do with last night's Game 1 of the NBA finals (forgive me, sports fans). It's hard to say why these ads exist because they're not directly selling a product-- it seems that the goal is for both these performers can lend some type of weird, esoteric flavor to a couple of multinational corporations. Oh, and both the Dirty Ps and Andre are covering songs by landmark artists-- Bob Dylan and the Beatles, respectively. Can someone watch these ads and tell me what's going on?

- If you had $4 million, would you buy R. Kelly's old house?

By Ally Schweitzer  |  June 4, 2010; 9:05 AM ET
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags: Andre 3000, Dirty Projectors, R Kelly  
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