Beatminer League: Marvin & Sizzurp

blame it on JES7 February 19, 2012

I’m in straight chill mode today. After digging through my crates, I decided to throw on some Marvin and revisit an album of his discography that gets sorely overlooked in my opinion: Here My Dear. Released during a time when disco commanded the Top 40 R&B charts, Marvin kept to his original essence, slow funk, rhythm-and-blues and some jazz thrown in the mix. The first joint featured in this post may take some of you back to 2000, pre-MTV Three 6 Mafia. Besides the sample nod, this is just some straight smooth shit. The next number, A Funky Space Reincarnation is one of my favorite Marvin jawns: eight minutes of interstellar funk. And lastly, After the Dance (from the 1976 album, I Want You) will make you get retarded. Cool out to these smooth joints. Put one in the air. It’s a lazy afternoon.

Marvin Gaye – Is That Enough

Marvin Gaye – A Funky Space Reincarnation

Marvin Gaye – After the Dance