Marvin Gaye died thirty years ago this month. Producer / DJ Amerigo Gazaway commemorates this anniversary with one of the nastiest mashups of all time – the ‘Yasiin Gaye’ album, which puts Yasiin Bey (the artist formerly known as Mos Def) over old school Marvin tracks and combines the two to come up with something totally new.
Last February I put you on to Gazaway’s funk mixtape, ICYMI go here.
Today we got a new video for Ms Fat Booty that I totally love – it cuts back in forth between Bey now and Gaye back then. What a genius idea to mash these two up…
Also, in case you missed Inner City Travellin’ Man earlier this year, it’s probably the best thing on the whole record: