Mr Hudson also produced his album Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela, which was released in November 2014. He also featured on the remix of Ghanaian music group, VVIP's single "Selfie" together with Nigerian rapper Phyno released on 12 September 2014 and video released on YouTube on 11 April 2015. Elba performed a rap for the second album by Noel Fielding and Sergio Pizzorno's band, the Loose Tapestries. Elba also rapped in a remix of Skepta's "Shutdown" which was uploaded on 1 June 2015 to SoundCloud . 2009: Kings Among Kings. 2010: High Class Problems Vol. 1. 2014: Idris Elba Presents Mi Mandela.
Mi Mandela attempts to cover a lot of thematic ground in 11 songs and 45 minutes, and unfortunately it feels a bit scattershot as the singing, rapping, and spoken word passages offer a diverse range of thoughts without cohering into a central philosophy that somehow covers it all.
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Elba’s co-producer on most tracks is Mr Hudson, and together they’ve created a series of gentle, catchy shuffles stippled with balofon and marimba, cello and horns, such as the Mumford-composed Home that provides a duet platform for Thandiswa Mazwai and Maverick Sabre, and mi Mandela itself, over which Elba reflects self-deprecatingly on his experiences playing Mandela – who, amusingly, had no idea who the actor was. But some of the best tracks come from other sources.
Idris Elba Talks About His New Album, mi Mandela. The actor's new album is dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela and Elba's father. Elba, 42, just released his first album, mi Mandela, which he wrote and produced in collaboration with musicians from South Africa and the . as a tribute to both Nelson Mandela and Elba’s father, Winston. I made this album to express how it was to play Nelson Mandela, because I couldn’t do it in words, the actor, who portrayed Mandela in 2013’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, told PEOPLE.
|2||So Many People
Featuring – Shaun Escoffery
|3||You Give Me Love
Featuring – Maverick Sabre
|4||Thank You For Freedom||3:22|
Featuring – George The Poet
Featuring – Andra Mae, Cody ChesnuTT
Featuring – Maverick Sabre
Featuring – George The Poet, Thabo
|11||Soldiers Don't Back Down||4:37|
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