Listen to J. Period’s ‘Legacy Of James Brown’ Mix
The epic 80-minute mix, ‘The Legacy of James Brown,’ is a fantastic history lesson on the music of the late soul icon.
Brown’s entire catalogue is on display and intersperse with interviews from Michael Jackson, Kanye West and JB, himself. Through the course of the mix, J. Period expertly mixes compositions like Michael Jackson’s ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ over ‘I Got the Feeling.’ In another mix, Public Enemy’s ‘Rebel Without a Pause’ is overheard on JB’s ‘Hot Pants.’
Overall, listening to the J. Period tribute mix you can hear the genesis of hip-hop with every funky beat. So open up your ears to this wonderful tribute of a musical genius.
If you haven’t already, take a trip to the movie theaters and check out ‘Get On Up.’ The film stars Chadwick Bozeman as James Brown and co-starring Jill Scott, Craig Robinson (as Maceo Parker) and rapper Black Thought.
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) June 1, 2014