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'Fela Soul' Resurfaces With Bonus Single 'Still Ego Trippin' + Remastered Release

Download a new track from Amerigo Gazaway's Fela Kuti & De La Soul tapestry 'Fela Soul.'


In 2011's Fela Soul, Nashville-based producer Amerigo Gazaway offered up a striking 8-track mash-up of Fela Kuti's afrobeat grooves with acapellas from De La Soul classics. As a thank you to his fans after a standout 2014 that saw him release the solid Yasiin Gaye tape and land an Apple commercial, Gazaway's revisiting Fela Soul by dropping a fully remastered version of the release that includes the new bonus single "Still Ego Trippin." Download the new bonus track & its instrumental below, plus give the remastered Fela Soul a worthwhile relisten.

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Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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