Monday, January 10, 2022

R.I.P. James Mtume


Pioneering jazz funk musician James Mtume has died age 75... 

Percussionist James Mtume, renowned as a pioneer on the jazz and R&B scenes, has died at age 76.
Known as a trailblazer, Mtume was comfortable in genres including alternative jazz, R&B, hip hop and film scoring and used his artistry as a bridge between politics, culture and art.
His death Sunday came as a shock to the music world. No cause of death was given.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Damn! Another musical legend...Rest well Mtume....
Juicy & Sugar Free is my sh*t!

R in NYC said...

Rest in Heavenly peace.

Juicy fruit is still my jam.

Anonymous said...

Damn, not another Legend. Rest in Peace.

Anonymous said...

The old folks used to say that deaths happen in 3's. I think there are more to come. IJS

Anonymous said...

R.I.P. Bro. Mtume. Loved the group Mtume, and I loved the song Starlight that Mtume and Reggie Lucas wrote for Stephanie Mills.

ms mac said...

Maaaan, they just don't make musicians like this anymore. Rest in Peace to the brotha and many thanks for the great music.

Felicia said...

R.I.P. King!!!!

Anonymous said...

"You, me and he what we gonna do baby"....so scandalous; yet sensual and sexy. This is one 0f those Quiet Storm back in the day jams.

Sir, Rest in eternal power!!

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