Recently, we lost one member of the greatest funk/soul production duo to ever grace the game, Fonce Mizell of the Mizell Brothers, who were the sound behind artists such as Bobbi Humphries, Donald Byrd, Johnny Hammond, and many more. The melodically electronic soulful sound that was signature for the Mizell Brothers was one that was trademark, and the impact it had on the sound of Hip Hop is immeasurable. Listen to the mix here, and you can download the mix by clicking after the write-up.

[audio:http://royayersproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/2-Busy-Saying-Yeah-21-The-Mizell-Brothers.mp3|titles=Tribute to the Mizell Brothers – Mixed by Matthew Africa]

From Matthew Africa:
Fonce & Larry Mizell are two of my favorite producers ever ever.

In fact, they almost transcend the category because on their signature records they contribute in so many ways — songwriting, arranging, playing and singing — that they elide the distinction between producer and artist…(To read more and download, Click Here.)

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