Amerigo Gazaway – The Miseducation of Eunice Waymon

I’ve pimped Amerigo Gazaway’s mash-up work for a few years. He has this unique ability to combine classic soul/jazz/RnB with old school hip-hop to make seamless works. Some of my past favorites are the Cool-Out Corner mix, Fela Soul the De La Soul & Fela Kuti collab and Mos Def & Marvin Gaye double albums. That Cool-Out Corner mix is a staple of our summer pool parties and is absolutely timeless.

This time he’s combined Nina Simone with Lauryn Hill to create The Miseducation of Eunice Waymon. There was already a solid amount of overlap between the two artists because Lauryn has name checked Ms. Simone numerous times. However combining that lo-fi sounds of Nina’s 40+ year old albums with the more modern (yet classic) Ms. Hill’s is breathtaking. It’s meticulously seamless and punchy and modern.

The best part of this album? IT IS COMPLETELY FREE!

Get it here: https://amerigo.bandcamp.com/album/nina-simone-lauryn-hill-the-miseducation-of-eunice-waymon

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