Still Black, Still Proud: An African Tribute to James Brown with Pee Wee Ellis and Vusi Mahlasela
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Discovering the points at which African and American music strike sparks off each other, Pee Wee Ellis and a host of stars including Vusi Mahlasela, and Cheikh Lo bring James Brown’s revolutionary music full circle in this innovative, rhythm fueled tribute of Afro-funk. As much as the music of Africa influenced Brown’s style, he likewise inspired an entire generation of African artists. Brown’s music was immensely popular, deeply felt and vastly influential in Africa.
Still Black, Still Proud celebrates Brown’s lasting legacy while exploring the deep relationship between soul, funk and modern African music. Pee Wee Ellis says, “Since the beat came from Africa, we wanted to bring it back by way of combining funk with some African rhythms.”