Just Blaze Praises The Super Freak Pied Piper Rick James In This Dope Animated Video Series
Just Blaze gave the music of the late Rick James new life in 2006, when he made comeback track “Kingdom Come” for Jay-Z. Using elements of Rick’s “Super Freak,” which were already the basis of MC Hammer’s smash hit, “U Can’t Touch This,” Jay had a red carpet re-entrance to the game.
Well, Just’s appreciation for the Motown Records star, Eddie Murphy producer, and early collaborator of Neil Young goes well beyond the hits. In this new “Legends + Pioneers” series, animation traces JB’s words in describing the braided hit-maker’s impact:
Related: Here’s a mix of a lot of the music that inspired the G-Funk sound. You’ll find music from Bootsy Collins, Parliament, Funkadelic, Cameo, The Gap Band, Slave, Teena Marie, Rick James, Zapp and many more