Amerigo Gazaway releases the Aretha Franklin and Black Star project Young, Gifted & Black on what would have been Franklin’s 77th birthday. Gazaway took the title from Franklin’s 1972 album and the actual single and blended it with Black Star’s “Hip-Hop (Screamixx)” lyrics from The Boondocks official mixtape. Franklin passed
[youtube id=”FJHi0eborcw”]Amerigo Gazaway commemorates the 20th anniversary of Lauryn Hill’s debut album by imagining a recording session between Hill and Nina Simone. The Miseducation Of Eunice Waymon is almost a flashback to Hill’s performance of Simone’s music earlier this year at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s induction ceremony.