Why wouldn’t Potholes love this mix? What is there not to love? Producer Amerigo Gazaway takes De La Soul joints and Fela Kuti samples to create “afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs, and classic hip-hop gems.” Mashup albums are like this: terrible, forgetful, ‘why? why?’ or amazing, interesting, inventive. In this case, it’s refreshing. He remolds the Gorillaz hit, “Feel Good Inc.” and De La’s “Rock Co.Kane Flow” featuring MF DOOM (all caps ya’ll). Track after track is jam packed with piano stabs, fantastic, boombastic drum hits and a ’90s dance-floor energy. It’s De La Soul and Fela Kuti! Potholes approved, Potholes loved, Potholes recommended mashup that’ll have you smiling all day long.
Download: Amerigo Gazaway – Fela Soul [Bandcamp]