Amerigo Gazaway blends the godfathers of soul & afrobeat in Fela Kuti x James Brown "Funky Black President"
Amerigo Gazaway, the man behind the meticulously mashed-up Fela Soul and Yasiin Gaye, returns with The Big Payback Vol. 3: J.B. & The Soulmates — a 7-track collection that revisits and reworks 'The Godfather of Soul' himself James Brown with a number of other musical legends. On "Funky Black President," Amerigo crafts a powerful, brass-backed blend of JB and the afrobeat king Fela Kuti, with sprinkled verses from Jeru The Damaja. Stream the 'Fela Brown' track below and check out the full release for more JB remixes with Bob Marley, Nas, Busta Rhymes, The Notorious B.I.G., Mobb Deep, and more.