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B​.​B. & The Underground Kingz: The Trill Is Gone

by Amerigo Gazaway

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Under the Soul Mates Project banner of "collaborations that never were," Amerigo Gazaway’s latest imagines a recording session between Blues great, BB King, and Texas rap legends, UGK. Aptly titled “BB & The Underground Kingz: The Trill is Gone,” the producer seamlessly bridges the gap between hip-hop and its predecessor, the blues.

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Crafting the album's bedrock from deconstructed samples of King's electric blues hits, Gazaway re-imagined what might have happened had King and UGK actually recorded in the same time and space. Tapping UGK historian and documentary film maker, Sama'an Ashrawi, for unreleased interview audio, the producer cleverly uses the soundbites to help build his project's narrative. Strategically looping and lacing Lucille's guitar licks and B.B.'s road tales with Bun B & Pimp C's southern fried storytelling, Gazaway finds a sweet spot in the overlapping themes of his subjects' respective catalogs.


1. Pimptro
2. The Trill Is Gone (feat. Mr. 3-2 & Ronnie Spencer)
3. Make Love To My Car
4. Country Cousins (feat. Talib Kweli & Raheem DeVaughn)
5. They Luv That (feat. Bubba Sparxxx)
6. Int'l Blues Players Anthem (feat. Outkast & Eric Clapton)
7. Lil' Ghetto Woman (feat. Lil' Wayne & Marlena Shaw)
8. What Means The World To Pimp (feat. Ludacris)
9. Intermission
10. Pop It For Pimp (feat. Juvenile)
11. Same Old Story (feat. P.O.P.)
12. Want A White Gurl So Bad
13. The Truth Hurts (feat. Scarface)
14. That's Gangsta Life
15. Pourin' Up
16. Get Out The Way
17. Shoutro
18. Smoke Sumthin' (feat. Trill A.G.) (Bonus Track)


released October 13, 2015

Soul Mates Records 2015
Produced by Amerigo Gazaway
Executive Producer: Rickey Mindlin
Artwork: Vincent "Mr. Ö" Fontaine (www.mistero.fr)

B.B. King: vocals, guitar (Lucille)
UGK (Pimp C & Bun B): vocals

Amerigo Gazaway: organ, electric bass, rhodes, synth, turntables, drum machine, sampler, vocals (Trill A.G.)

Art Webb (of This is ART): electric bass (tracks 4, 6, 7, 14)
Sama'an Ashrawi: UGK interview audio
The Goodwill Projects: DIY acapellas

Other Audio Sources:

B.B. King: The Life of Riley (Documentary)
WDIA 1070AM: The History, The Legend, The Music (CD)
The Dolewite & Scooby Show (101.1 FM Nashville, "The Beat")


R.I.P. Pimp C, B.B. King, DJ Screw & Young Bou




Amerigo Gazaway Zagreb, Croatia

Amerigo Gazaway’s cleverly executed hip-hop remix projects gives audiences a familiar, yet fresh and distinct way to experience their favorite songs.

Honing his DJ skills through tours of Europe, Brazil, and throughout the U.S., Amerigo Gazaway’s dancefloor driving DJ sets seamlessly blend classic breakbeats, remixes, and mashups of Funk, Soul, Disco, Hip-Hop, Afrobeat, and more.
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