A slice of taught funk that celebrates not just the achievements of black men, but those of all races. Once again, the message is that we’re all equal and that “This world was made for all”.
Check out the bassline, which sounds sequenced but was actually recorded in real-time. The flanging on the toms (and other instruments), meanwhile, comes via Marshall’s Time Modulator, another toy that Stevie and engineers John Fischbach and Gary Olazabal were playing with at the time (a plug-in version from Intelligent Devices was released in 2009, if you’re interested).
The questions and answers at the end come from the teachers and students of All Fann Theatrical Ensemble in Harlem, New York.