This is Marvin. This is Soul. You didn't hear it through the grapevine—you heard it flowing out the speakers of your dad’s record player. But as time passes, and seasons change, music is often reincarnated into new forms, based on old recipes.
32 years after Marvin Gaye’s tragic passing death, we shed a tear and celebrate his life with this refreshing tribute, just in time for what would have been The Prince of Soul’s 77th birthday.
' DJ Devastate
and synth guru, Segerfalk recently made the trip to Analog Sweden
’s studio, to breathe new life into Marvin’s time honored classic, "Heard It Through The Grapevine.” The concept of classic meets contemporary is magnified with verses contributed by emcees Joe Lefty
, the latter of which who recently dropped his debut solo LP, Mode7ty
, produced by Tommy Black, who's sounds you may already be familiar with on “Institutionallized, off Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly
Independent label Counterweight Records has lots more in store for 2016. This spring you’ll hear more from Chapee, along with beatsmith Max I Million, and his anticipated mixtape sequel, The Maxtape 2
. But in the meantime, we leave you with the question: "Do You Cry,”
a token of gratitude to Marvin Gaye and his unforgettable legacy.
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