poniedziałek, 11 sierpnia 2008

Isaac Lee Hayes (1942-2008) R.I.P.

Isaac Lee Hayes - Singer, keyboardist, producer, songwriter and actor. Signed to the Stax record label during the 1960s and 1970s, Hayes played an important role in shaping the "Memphis sound". First active for the label as musician and later songwriter/producer (usually teaming up with David Porter), he enjoyed his biggest success as a solo artist in 1971 with the soundtrack to the movie Shaft. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.

Known as an artist, who was being sampled many times by hip-hop and other artists. Check my blog to see more information.

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As an actor, he is best known as the voice of Chef on the animated tv-series South Park (1997-2006).
He died yesterday (10th of August 2008) in his Tennessee home. Rest in peace!


Zmarł Isaac Lee Hayes.
Znany amerykański solowy artysta. Znany głownie z działalności muzycznej, ale również z aktorstwa (podkładał głos do roli Szefa w animowanej serii South Park w latach (1997-2006).
Znany również jako artysta, który był samplowany wiele razy przede wszystkim przez hip-hopowe głowy.

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