Don’t dare miss Ghostfunk (Ghostface Killah X African funk)

10 Jul

illustration by Joe DiChiara


From the guy who brought us Jaydiohead and more comes Ghostfunk by DJ, producer Max Tannone. Ghostface Killah gets mixed up with vintage African funk, high-life, and psychedelic world-rock music. (sources and samples below)

1. “Make It N.Y.”
Rob Kanda – “Make It Fast, Make It Slow” [Ghana Soundz – Afro-Beat, Funk, And Fusion in 70s Ghana]
AZ feat. Ghostface Killah & Raekwon – “New York” [A.W.O.L.]

2. “Dem Back”
Gyedu Blay-Ambolley – “Fa No Dem Ara” [Simigwa]
Ghostface Killah – “Tooken Back” [The Pretty Toney Album]

3. “Mighty Agho”
Sir Victor Uwaifo – “Agho” [Guitar Boy Superstar]
Ghostface Killah – “Mighty Healthy” [Supreme Clientele]

4. “The Same Girl”
Soul Throbs – “Little Girl” [Next Stop…Soweto Vol. 2: Soul, Funk & Organ Grooves from the Townships 1969-1976]
Ghostface Killah feat. Carl Thomas & Raekwon – “Never Be The Same Again” [Bulletproof Wallets]

5. “Three Lords”
Lijadu Sisters – “Lord Have Mercy” [Danger]
Ghostface Killah feat. Notorious B.I.G. & Raekwon – “Three Bricks” [Fischscale]

6. “Danger 500”
Lijadu Sisters – “Danger” [Danger]
Ghostface Killah feat. Raekwon & Cappadonna – “Daytona 500” [Ironman]

7. “Astro Easy Love”
Amanaz – “Easy Street” [Africa]
Ghostface Killah – “Astro” [Astro 12″] & Ghostface Killah – “Love Session” [Bulletproof Wallets]

8. “Dear Psychdelic Woman”
Honey & The Bees Band – “Psychedelic Woman” [Ghana Soundz – Afro-Beat, Funk, And Fusion in 70s Ghana]
Ghostface Killah – “Save Me Dear” [The Pretty Toney Album]

9. “Breakthrough Kids”
The Funkees – “Breakthrough” [Slipping Into Darkness single]
Ghosftace Killah feat. Raekwon – “Apollo Kids” [Supreme Clientele]

10. “Funky Criminology”
Ebo Taylor Jr. – “Mondo Soul Funky” [Ghana Soundz – Afro-Beat, Funk, And Fusion in 70s Ghana – Volume 2]
Raekwon feat. Ghostface Killah – “Criminology” [Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…]

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