18Sep/113

Fela Kuti & De La Soul – Fela Soul

What do you get when you put together afrobeat legend Fela Kuti and rap pioneers De La Soul? You get Fela Soul; musical tapestry created by Gummy Soul artist Amerigo Gazaway. 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.

Download the entire album for free, along with liner notes and album commentary below.

Props to GummySoul for this one.

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3 Responses to “Fela Kuti & De La Soul – Fela Soul”

  1. Spen1 says:

    wonderful… love this shit.

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  2. Droopy says:

    yea, im still jamming this.

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  3. Pistolero says:

    Thanks a lot bro!!! this is sooooo huuuuuuge!!!

    Perfect BBQ-ing music. Think im just gonna fire up my grille and get a cold beer out of the fridge…

    Perfect perfect perfect!!! Thanks again!

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