When it comes to house music that has an organic/native vibe, I tend to opt for a track from Osunlade or Boddhi Satva.
Both producers have a knack for crafting house tracks that usually have an organic vibe (especially when they incorporate African vocals.) One of my favorite house songs that features that atmosphere of nature/native elements is “Warriors of Africa (DJ Le Saint Remix)” by Boddhi Satva & Fredy Massamba.
“Warriors of Africa (DJ Le Saint Remix)” is an awesome track worth checking out, but the latest track from Boddhi Satva features Osunlade & Athenai; a track that is worth listening to repeatedly. The song is called “Flesh of Your Flesh,” and it’s a house song that captures that organic vibe, yet is brought to life with beautiful spoken word (lyrics & notes for the soul.)
The track is such powerful message for the soul, especially when it comes to dealing with pain, regrets, and family ties. The song is about a woman who is addressing her father and admitting that she is the flesh of his flesh, but she is different. Her path is written by God, and her decisions are going to be hers to make.
When I listen to the track it just touches my soul. It makes me want to dance (of course, it’s house) but it also touches my soul. It makes me thing of my family and the ancestors before me; decisions made & and the things spoken & unspoken. Many people try to differentiate themselves from their parents, especially if they made bad decisions. But at the end of the day we are the flesh of our parents flesh, but that doesn’t mean we will make the same mistakes as them. Yet, even if we do make the same mistakes, we still have to remember that we still have to realize and admit that we are often of flesh of their flesh. So no matter what, we’ve got to proud of where we come from.
I’m proud of where I come from and I’m proud to be the flesh of my parent’s flesh, but at the end of the day I’ve got my own path, my own life, and my own journey to take. Luckily I look up to my parents and the path they have walked, but I’m still on my own journey of discovery. Yet the journey is copacetic because my parents gave me insight that I can hold onto years. So at the end of the day, I’m thankful for everything my parents have done for me thus far, and how they continue to inspire me daily to find my own path.
©Jasmine McGee.ThinkSoul25. http://thinksoul25.com