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Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye - Intro Theme (The Departure)

from Yasiin Gaye: The Departure [Radio Edits] by Amerigo Gazaway

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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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from Yasiin Gaye: The Departure [Radio Edits], released March 2, 2014
Soul Mates 2014

Produced by Amerigo Gazaway
(amerigomusic.com)

Executive Producer: Rickey Mindlin

Mastered by This is ART
(thisisartmusic.com)

Vocal acapellas created by The Goodwill Projects
(thegoodwillprojects.com)

Soundbites from:

What's Going On Now Project:
www.whatsgoingonnow.org

Harry Weinger and Questlove Unpack "What's Going On:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ3DWnkILbY

AMS Lecture Series: Andy Flory -- "Reissuing Marvin: Musicology and the Modern Expanded" Edition:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOaOM4c-m8E

The Black Astronauts - Do You Believe In Soul Mates? (Wanna Know Wednesday #5):
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDcoRHtTrFk

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Soul Mates Records Zagreb, Croatia

Collaborations That Never Were.

Yasiin Gaye I Fela Soul I Bizarre Tribe

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