Give Keith Elam credit for knowing how to surround himself with great talent. It's a fact that has guided his career from the early days of Gang Starr -- the group he formed with one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, DJ Premier -- to his solo Jazzmatazz albums, recorded with a host of jazz legends including Roy AyersDonald ByrdFreddie Hubbardand Branford Marsalis.
This third volume in Guru 's Jazzmatazz series came not only after a five-year break, but at a time when the notion of jazz-rap was almost as antiquated as the '70s jazz-funk sound it helped resurrect back in the late '80s. Guru undoubtedly realized Wheres My Ladies? (Vocal Version) - Guru - Jazzmatazz Streetsoul , so instead of focusing strictly on jazz this time out, he made Streetsoul more of a roots album.
A trinity of late-'90s soul divas -- Macy GrayErykah Baduand Kelis -- each have features, and the swing-to-urban Gazth-Sonika - Yuki Kajiura - Madlax O.S.T. 2 behind Badu 's contribution frames her vocal excellently. DJ Premier also shows up, contributing his usual excellent trackmaster skills to "Hustlin' Daze," with vocals by Donell Jones. Unfortunately, the one caveat to Streetsoul -- Guru 's rapping talent hasn't improved at all -- is practically unavoidable considering he Wheres My Ladies?
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts.
Release Date September 26, Genre Rap. Styles Jazz-Rap. Hanging Out. Track Listing. Keep Your Worries. DJ Scratch. Hustlin' Daze. All I Said. Chad Hugo. Erykah Badu. Lift Your Fist. Amel Larrieux. Interlude Brooklyn Skit. Supa Love. No More. Craig David. Where's My Ladies? Night Vision. Who's There? Mashin' up Hypnotist (Unusual Cosmic Process Remix) - Various - Fairy Tales Vol.1 World.
Intro Guru. Guru feat: Donell Jones. All I Said Chad Hugo. Plenty Erykah Badu. Lift Your Fist Questlove. Guidance Amel Larrieux. Interlude Brooklyn Skit Guru. Supa Love Chad Hugo. No More Craig David.
Mashin' up da World Guru. Guru feat: Junior Reid.