Stax Releasing “The Soul Of Hip-Hop”

JLBarrow • May 18, 2009 • No Comments

From Ballerstatus.com

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“….Stax has compiled a fourteen-track collection titled The Soul of Hip Hop, Volume I, including such artists as Isaac Hayes, Booker T & The MGs, The Emotions, William Bell, David Porter, The Bar-Kays, The Dramatics, Rufus Thomas, Little Milton and many more.

The compilation is a testament to the enormous influence of the Stax sound, energy and attitude on the entire hip-hop generation.

Since the ’80s, the aforementioned artists and their classic recordings featured on the new album have become source material for artists and producers like Rakim, DJ Hi-Tek, Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, DJ Quik, Ice Cube, Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan, RZA and so many more….”

The album is in stores now. It is available at Amazon.com for $10.99.

The tracklist is as follows:

1. 24-CARAT BLACK – “Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth”
2. THE EMOTIONS – “Blind Alley”
3. BOOKER T. & THE MGs – “Melting Pot”
4. THE BAR-KAYS – “Humpin'”
5. THE DRAMATICS – “Get Up and Get Down”
6. ISAAC HAYES – “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic”
7. ISAAC HAYES – “Hung Up On My Baby”
8. DAVID PORTER – “I’m Afraid the Masquerade Is Over”
9. WENDY RENE – “After the Laughter (Comes Tears)”
10. CHARMELS – “As Long As I’ve Got You”
11. THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS – “Why Marry”
12. RUFUS THOMAS – “Do the Funky Penguin (Part 1)”
13. LITTLE MILTON – “Packed Up and Took My Mind”
14. WILLIAM BELL – “I Forgot To Be Your Lover”

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