Amerigo Gazaway- Vol. 3: J​.​B. & The Soul Mates (2014)


This time around, Amerigo takes on James Brown in The Big Payback Vol lll. In the third and latest offering from “The Big Payback” summer mix series, the producer follows the exceptionally awesome first and second volumes from the legendary DJ Scratch and master craftsman, J. Period.

Bringing together a fantasy league of all-stars for his “J.B. and The Soul Mates” tribute concept, the producer’s latest offers an alternative to the sometimes uninspired, profit-driven, posthumously released albums.

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Amerigo Gazaway- Selective Hearing Remix Volume 1/ Instrumentals (2010)


Selective Hearing Volume 1 from Nashville’s Amerigo Gazaway is a laid back Trip Hop holiday, a free form collage of soothing instrumentals, fresh sampling, cuts and chill beats. ‘Nocturnal Twilight’ starts off around 80 BPM with swanky horns and clarinet, infectious drums and scratching of samples leaving the listener relaxed, intrigued, slightly dazed.

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A Tribe Called Quest x The Pharcyde- A Quest To The Pharcyde (2013)


Eigentlich wurde die Verbreitung dieses Mash Up Projekts offiziell von Sony Music unterbunden, da sie die Musik von ATCQ für sich beanspruchen. Ein Glück für uns also, dass das Internet nichts vergisst! Ich konnte das Projekt in den Weitern der Nullen und Einsen ausfindig machen und werde natürlich nicht zögern es mit euch zu teilen! Man müsste ja schon aus Trotz auf den Download Button klicken, allerdings scheint mir der Grund, dass eine Kombination aus The Pharcyde und A Tribe Called Quest  einfach nur gut sein kann einleuchtender! Schon wieder ist Amerigo Gazaway ein monströses Mash Up gelungen! Get it!

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Amerigo Gazaway- Fela Soul (2011)


What do you get when you put together afrobeat legend Fela Kuti and rap pioneers De La Soul? You get Fela Soul; a musical tapestry created by Amerigo Gazaway for Gummy Soul Records. More than just a clever title, Fela Soul is an 8-track, 33 minute journey into the world of afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs, and classic hip-hop gems. Using dozens of hand-picked samples from the Nigerian instrumentalist and political figure Fela Kuti, and 8 carefully-chosen acapellas from the Native Tongue rap trio De La Soul, Amerigo seamlessly intertwines the two into something completely new and original.

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Amerigo Gazaway- Yasiin Bey x Marvin Gaye- The Departure (Side One) (2014)


Amerigo Gazaway’s *Soul Mates* series continues the theme of his previous work in creating collaborations that never were. On the series’ latest installment, Amerigo unites Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and soul legend Marvin Gaye for a dream collaboration aptly titled “Yasiin Gaye”. Building the album’s foundation from deconstructed samples of Gaye’s Motown classics, Gazaway re-purposes the instrumentation into new productions within a similar framework. Carefully weaving Bey’s tangled raps and Gaye’s soulful vocals over his new arrangements, the producer delivers a quality much closer to an authentic collaboration than a lukewarm “mashup” album.

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