Fri. Jul. 20, 2018

WMC 2015: Fela Kuti – No Possible (Chris Deepak Remix) (House 365 Records)

Greek DJ/producer Chris Deepak adding just what it takes in terms of vitamins to update this jam taken from the Black President’s 1975 released ‘He Miss Road’ album. Some might argue that Tony Allen‘s impressive polyrhythmic drum torrent is now a bit overshadowed, but the whole is given a real boost from its bass/beat-driven reconstruction, although not loosing an oz. of its original dirty Funk, High-Life Jazz and traditional African rhythms appeal constitutive of what’s remembered as Afrobeat.
A brilliant rework and reminder of Fela‘s quintessential legacy for the young generations…

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