It’s captivating how this Marvin Gaye track could be put out nowadays by some so called R’n B genius, T Plays it Cool knocks the pretenders for six and turns out to be timeless though it was written in ‘72 (Motown Records).
It belongs to the blaxploitation Trouble Man soundtrack, so often compared to the Shaft one but they are truly poles apart, both for the movie genre and for the atmosphere they create.
P Diddy loves it. Check him out shaking his buttarooney in this pre-November 5 vodcast: Meet Ciroc Obama.
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