Yasiin Gaye – The Departure

Yasiin Gaye Press artwork

Press Highlights:


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 “The most flawless pairing since Danger Mouse fused Jay Z  and The Beatles to create The Gray Album back in 2003

http://www.bet.com/news/music/2014/03/11/mixtape-review-yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-yasiin-gaye-the-departure.html


Carson Daly

 

“I walk into somebody’s apartment, or I get into somebody’s car, or I walk into somebody’s place of work in their cubicle and they’re bumping that? I mean, immediately we have a connection.”

 

http://amp.cbslocal.com/2014/02/27/carson-daly-new-music-pick-amerigo-gazaways-mos-defmarvin-gay-mashup-yasiin-gaye/


Gizmodo

“The album is out, and it’s perfect.”

http://gizmodo.com/this-mos-def-marvin-gaye-mashup-album-is-perfect-and-f-1543367933


XXL Magazine

#3 Best Hip-Hop Tribute Project of 2014

http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2014/04/ranking-the-best-hip-hop-tribute-projects-so-far/7/


The Source Magazine

“Gifted mash-up king”

http://thesource.com/2014/02/25/yasiin-gaye-the-departure-side-one/


BBC Radio

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wpvvj


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http://www.metronews.fr/culture/yasiin-gaye-le-projet-fou-d-amerigo-gazaway-avec-mos-def-et-marvin-gaye/mnbA!9sO9OKks4IZ/


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“…The evil genius behind the Fela Soul and Bizarre Tribe conceptual mixtapes hath returned from beyond…”

 

http://www.okayplayer.com/news/marvin-gaye-yasiin-bey-yasiin-gaye-mixtape-mp3-video.html


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“…What Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Motown king Marvin Gaye would’ve sounded like on a record together…”

 

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/jan/30/todays-breaking-pop-culture


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“…The Rap Gods have answered our prayers…”

 

http://www.vibe.com/article/new-music-yasiin-gaye-yasiin-bey-x-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man%E2%80%9D


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“…A winning combination that eerily sounds like both artist were actually recording in the same space at the same time…”

 

http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/new-music-marvin-gaye-x-mos-def-333#axzz2tuJQ7sz3


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“…Producer Amerigo Gazaway takes Yasiin Bey…and…Marvin Gaye and weaves them together for something brand new…”

 

http://www.bet.com/music/photos/2014/01/mixtape-mash-ups-blends-of-hip-hop-with-other-genres.html#!013014-music-mixtapes-mash-up-Amerigo-Gazaway-yaslin-gaye


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“…Meticulously laces Mos Def’s raps and Gaye’s deep vocals over new arrangements…”

 

http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2014/01/mos-def-and-marvin-gayes-music-are-being-combined-for-new-project/


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“…Match made in musical heaven…”

 

http://thesource.com/2014/02/10/a-tribute-to-anna-listen-to-yasiin-gaye-annas-love-song/


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http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.27296/title.yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-to-be-blended-on-amerigo-gazaway-s-yasiin-gaye-album-/


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http://allhiphop.com/videos/marvin-gaye-x-yasiin-bey-yasiin-gaye/


2dbz-logo

 

https://www.2dopeboyz.com/2014/01/29/yasiin-gaye-yasiin-bey-x-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man/


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http://www.djbooth.net/index/tracks/review/yasiin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man


ego-trip-logo

 

http://www.egotripland.com/mos-def-yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-mash-up-inner-city-travellin-man-amerigo-gazaway/


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http://ambrosiaforheads.com/2014/01/some-classic-marvin-gaye-some-classic-mos-def-mixed-together-like-theyre-soul-mates-audio/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=some-classic-marvin-gaye-some-classic-mos-def-mixed-together-like-theyre-soul-mates-audio


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http://www.afropunk.com/video/marvin-gaye-x-yasiin-bey-yasiin-gaye-official-teaser-video


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http://hiphopwired.com/2014/01/30/yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-mashup-lp-yasiin-gaye/2/


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http://stupiddope.com/2014/01/30/yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travelin-man-new-music/


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http://hypetrak.com/2014/01/yasiin-gaye-mos-def-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man/


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http://potholesinmyblog.com/yasiin-gaye-yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man/


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http://theboombox.com/yasiin-bey-marvin-gaye-inner-city-travellin-man/


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http://www.musictimes.com/articles/3830/20140130/amerigo-gazaway-mashing-up-marvin-gaye-yasiin-bey-mos-def.htm


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http://digitaljournal.com/entertainment/new-music-marvin-gaye-and-yasiin-bey-to-become-yasiin-gaye/article/368206


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http://www.prefixmag.com/news/listen-to-yasiin-gaye-yasiin-bey-x-marvin-gaye-inn/76492/


Bizarre Tribe: Access Denied

Press Highlights:


http://www.tonedeaf.com.au/news/international-news/313073/sony-threatens-indie-label-for-using-samples-used-by-a-tribe-called-quest.htm


http://m.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2273113/sony-is-told-to-shove-bizarre-tribe-copyright-claim


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http://www.okayplayer.com/news/gummy-soul-gets-cease-and-desist-from-sony-music.html


https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130612/00574623419/sony-issues-takedown-mashup-album-that-did-reinterpretation-using-original-non-sony-samples.shtml


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http://m.nashvillescene.com/nashville/blogs/Post?basename=party-and-bullsht-this-week-in-nashville-hip-hop-gummy-soul-vs-the-man&day=07&id=nashvillecream&month=06&year=2013


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LA Times (9/14/12):

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-weekend-mixtape-pharcyde-tribe-called-quest-20120914,0,3368819.story


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New York Magazine’s Vulture (9/13/12):

http://www.vulture.com/2012/09/bizarre-tribe-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde.html


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The Smoking Section (9/14/12):

http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/09/download-gummy-soul-bizarre-tribe-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde


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Okayplayer.com (9/13/12):

http://www.okayplayer.com/news/pharcyde-atcq-bizarre-tribe-lp-download-runnin-video.html


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The Urban Daily (9/14/12):

http://theurbandaily.com/1941264/gummy-soul-bizarre-tribe-mash-up/


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HipHop Wired (9/14/12):

http://hiphopwired.com/2012/09/14/gummy-soul-presents-bizarre-tribe-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde-download/


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High Snobiety (9/14/12):

http://www.highsnobiety.com/tag/bizarre-tribe/


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2DopeBoyz (9/13/12):

 http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/09/13/bizarre-tribe-a-tribe-called-quest-x-the-pharcyde-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde-mixtape/


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HipHopDX (8/13/12):

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/singles/id.21735/title.amerigo-gazaway-runnin


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Ambrosia (9/13/12):

http://ambrosiaforheads.com/2012/09/bizarre-tribe-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde-mixtape/


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EgoTrip (9/13/12):

http://www.egotripland.com/bizarre-tribe-a-quest-to-the-pharcyde-free-download/


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PotHolesInMyBlog (9/13/12):

http://potholesinmyblog.com/download-a-tribe-called-quest-the-pharcyde-mashup- project-bizarre-tribe/


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Roy Ayers Project (9/14/12):

http://royayersproject.com/2012/09/amerigo-gazaway-bizarre-tribe-quest-pharcyde-2012/


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Allhiphop.com (Heater Of The Day): 

http://allhiphop.com/videos/heater-of-the-day-bizarre-tribe-feat-black-moon-pharcyde-of-the-moon/


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Nahright.com:

http://nahright.com/news/2012/09/25/video-bizarre-tribe-feat-black-moon-pharcyde-of-the-moon/


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Kevinnottingham.com

http://www.kevinnottingham.com/2012/09/26/gummy-soul-presents-bizarre-tribe


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The HipHop Wire: 

http://thehiphopwire.com/videos/video-bizarre-tribe-ft-black-moon-pharcyde-of-the-moon/pHop


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Ambrosia For Heads: 

http://ambrosiaforheads.com/2012/09/bizarre-tribe-pharcyde-of-the-moon-ft-black-moon-video/


Bizarre Tribe Honors:


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Top 10 Albums of 2012 (AFROPUNK):

http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/afropunk-top-10-songs-of-2012


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Top 10 Free Albums of 2012 (Kevin Nottingham)

http://www.kevinnottingham.com/2013/01/02/top-10-free-albums-2012/


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Best of 2012 (LessonSix):

http://www.lessonsix.com/2012/12/best-of-2012-tracks-of-the-year/5/


Music Is My Sanctuary

Best of 2012 (MIMS):

http://www.musicismysanctuary.com/2012-best-of-mims-writers/


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Best HipHop Mixes of 2012 (AFH):

http://ambrosiaforheads.com/2012/12/afh-best-hip-hop-mixtapes-of-2012/


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Top 10 Local HipHop Albums of 2012 (Nashville Scene):

http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashville/this-year-in-local-hip-hop/Content?oid=3100064


Fela Soul

Fela Soul

Press Highlights:

MTV Hive (9/19/11): “…One of the most intriguing mashup albums of 2011” http://www.mtvhive.com/2011/09/19/gummy-soul-explain-the-origins-of-fela-soul/


NPR (12/21/11): “Producer Amerigo Gazaway makes his ingredients sound as if they were born to be together.” http://www.npr.org/2011/12/21/143773005/who-needs-a-record-label-the-5-best-bandcamp-albums-of-2011


OkayPlayer.com (9/14/11): the marriage of De La Soul‘s “Breakadawn” and Fela Kuti‘s “Water No Get Enemy”…might have more helium in it than the Balloon Mindstate Original” http://www.okayplayer.com/news/okayafrica-video-fela-kuti-x-de-la-soul-fela-soul.html


The Source Magazine (9/16/2011):  http://www.thesource.com/articles/92688


BoingBoing.net (9/13/2011) : “Amerigo seamlessly intertwines the two into something new and original” http://boingboing.net/2011/09/16/fela-soul-fela-kuti-meets-de-la-soul-gummy-soulamerigo-gazaway-mashup.html


Soul Train (12/27/11): “…wide ranging stylistic format that never seems overcooked” http://soultrain.com/2011/12/27/best-independent-soul-music-of-2011/


Honors:

Top 5 Bandcamp Albums of 2011 (NPR): http://www.npr.org/2011/12/21/143773005/who-needs-a-record-label-the-5-best- bandcamp-albums-of-2011


Top 5 independent Soul Artist of 2011 (Soul Train): http://soultrain.com/2011/12/27/best-independent-soul-music-of-2011/


Top Hip-Hop releases of 2011—Nashville (Nashville Scene): http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashville/party-and-bullsht-this-year-in-local-hip-hop/Content?oid=2705316


Top Mixtapes of 2011 (Jenesis Magazine): http://www.jenesismagazine.com/jenesis-top-mixtapeseps-of-2011-part-3-11-15.html


Top LP’s of 2011 (OkayPlayer/OkayAfrica): http://www.okayafrica.com/2011/12/29/okayafricas-11-top-lps-of-2011/


Top 10 African albums of 2011 (Africa Is A Country): http://africasacountry.com/2011/12/22/10-albums/


Best albums of 2011 (Review Stalker): http://reviewstalker.com/2011/12/music-2011/


“I Can’t Get Off Of The Facebook” – Amerigo Gazaway (Single)

 

Press Highlights:

MTV Hive (5/18/12): “An R&B & hip—hop fused ode to Master Zuckerberg’s addictive platform with this joyous tune” http://www.mtvhive.com/2012/05/18/songs-that-reference-facebook/


Time Out New York (5/18/12) “…jangly, jolly guitar riff and a chorus that you won’t be able to wipe from your mind for days.” http://www.timeout.com/newyork/music/top-5-facebook-songs


“Who We Are”  – Amerigo Gazaway (Single)

Who We Are

Press Highlights:

The Find Magazine (11/26/11): “A track that articulates the individual spirit of freedom and the people’s desire for socioeconomic revolution” http://thefindmag.com/?p=12663


Nashville Scene (11/21/11): “…Worth repeat listens” http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashvillecream/archives/2011/11/21/party-and-bullsht-this-week-in-nashville-hip-hop-king-duck-fate-eastwood-dough-ziggurat-amerigo-gazaway


“Rosebud” – Amerigo Gazaway (Travon Martin tribute)

Rosebud

 Press Highlights:

Nashville Scene (4/13/12) “The pairing of the indie-folk songstress’ haunting vocals from “For You” with Gazaway’s stark, straightforward storytelling makes for a shiver-worthy listen.” http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashvillecream/archives/2012/04/13/party-and-bullsht-this-week-in-nashville-hip-hop-amerigo-gazaway-young-buck-brit-sofa-brown-ducko-mcfli-truth-clipsy