You Got Me (The Roots x Genius Collective)

by Genius Collective

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Genius Collective present their second free download as an introduction to the mighty seven piece Birmingham (UK) based Soul / Funk / Hip Hop band. The collective have a vast array of influences due to the groups wide spanning musical backgrounds, however! There are certain acts that all members agree are incredible, one group in particular being the Hip Hop giants The Roots. You Got Me, whether featuring Erykah Badu or Jill Scott's live version is a truly incredible song, which Genius Collective wanted to pay tribute to, but do it GC style! Enjoy the track, please support / share / blog / love it!


released July 30, 2011
Vocals - Kezia Johnson
Alto Saxophone - Alto Smith
Keys - Bonez
Bass - Tee Pett
Guitar - Ste Sheldon
Drums, percussion and Djembe - Vice (interpreted from Essy's live drums)

Track recreated as a tribute to The Roots - You Got Me f. Erykah Badu



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Genius Collective Birmingham, UK

We are Genius Collective!
A seven piece Hip Hop / Soul / Funk band based in Birmingham, UK. Established in 2010, GC offer a Jazzy take on the Hip Hop Band concept. With the band consisting of a fusion of Hip Hop heads, to classically trained Jazz musicians, their style blends honest, feel good lyrics with funk rhythms to get your head nodding, your mind thinking and your feet moving. ... more

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