Bizarre Tribe: Access Denied

by Amerigo Gazaway



Join Amerigo Gazaway as he embarks on a 55 minute "Quest to The Pharcyde". Utilizing the original Jazz, Soul and Funk recordings sampled throughout A Tribe Called Quest’s extensive catalogue, Gazaway recreates classic productions – pairing his reinterpreted instrumentals with select vocals from West Coast “golden era” favorites, The Pharcyde.


"Sony Music Entertainment sent a cease and desist letter to Amerigo Gazaway concerning its album ''A Bizarre Tribe: A Quest to the Pharcyde," alleging among other things that this album incorporated sound recordings owned by Sony Music, including sound recordings which embody the musical performances of A Tribe Called Quest, without Sony Music's authorization. Amerigo Gazaway has denied any infringement and maintains that the Bizarre Tribe album is protected as fair use. The parties have reached a confidential settlement wherein Amerigo Gazaway has agreed to cease and desist from using, exploiting, distributing and selling the Bizarre Tribe album."


released September 13, 2012

Produced and Remixed by Amerigo Gazaway



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