To the Jazz and the Hip-Hop Lover: this is definitely an album for you. Jazzmatazz is a compilation of some of the most powerful artists anywhere, from Rhythm and Blues to Soul. The credits include such names as Chaka Kahn, Bahamadia and Herbie Hancock. Jazzmatazz is hosted by the Guru of Gangstarr and is a tight blend of jazzy beats, soulful vocals and spiritually uplifting lyrics. Jazzmatazz is what the world was waiting for in respect to the elevation of Hip-Hop. However, you would be doing this classic a disservice by either trying to label it or put it into a musical category. Its variety of soulful content makes Jazzmatazz a classic.