Farewell to Black Moses

Remembering the late, great Isaac Hayes' ghetto libretto.

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Hayes had been quiet in recent years, but I was looking forward to one day seeing him do Shaft live with a full orchestra. But his hot buttered soul has gone the way of all flesh. And I can dig it.

Jimi Izrael is a blogger for The Root.

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