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Record Collector (magazine) (p.79) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The album's spirit of adventure is profound....With some irresistible, Afro/funk-styled grooves..."0.5673463

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Uncut (p.92) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Allen's rhythms are mathematically calibrated perpetual motion machines, beneath Afrika 70's chopping guitars and stabbing horns."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.43) - "[E]ssential for all Afrobeat fans....[There is] a gentler, more lilting feel to its funk befitting Allen's guy-in-the-back temperament."Q (Magazine) (p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "For those who only know of Allen's recent excursions with The Good, The Bad & The Queen, these furiously funky tracks will be a revelation."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "JEALOUSY hypnotises with its JB-styled brass and jazzy highlife, PROGRESS builds on a transcendental template to create a wonderful tension in the brass section..."20.07893

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The Wire (6/03, p.59) - "...It's a richly rewarding, highly accessible collection, a humid mix of exquisitely scored soul, jazz and funk arrangements over which Ashby's playing fans like an ocean breeze..."16.16265

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Spin (p.82) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A well-researched collection of trancey '70s Afro-funk..."12.34912

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Uncut (magazine) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[This collection] moves away from funk and jazz to showcase explicit nods to early-'70s psych-rock."10.07611

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Uncut (magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "KWANZA is a cracker, shot through with Afro-centric blues and funk."0.410012

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JazzTimes (10/03, p.88) - "...Jackson's creation is an impressive montage of controlled chaos, exciting solo work and promise of things to come: a febrile fusion of futuristic jazz, contemporary classical, streetwise funk and Afro-Cuban sensuality..."0.3587605

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Uncut (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Congolese guitarists Dr Nico and Franco add sparkling melodies, and Lubumbashi orchestra La Katuba provide a firm bedrock of raw Afro-funk."0.3587605

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Down Beat (5/94, p.46) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...An intriguingly beautiful and rhythmically riveting collection of tunes....An intoxicating brew of Afro-Cuban pulsings, funk grooves, and jazz passion....[Hanrahan's] crafted lyrics...are at turns introspective, discursive, and sensual..."0.307509

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Uncut (magazine) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The most striking track here is 'Rip Off,' a shimmering Afro-funk groove coiled around an arch lyric, which wittily deconstructs its own post-punk lineage."0.307509

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JazzTimes (10/96, p.111) - "...They honk, funk, scream and slow dirge, and come laughingly back on a disc full of ambitious original material. On the way they visit Afro-Cuban, klezmer and New Orleans themes with lots of whimsy and close attention to maintaining the core pulse through creative horn arrangements..."0.307509

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Q (Magazine) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hrill to itchy funk of 'Aske,' the spiraling guitar lines of 'Me Ton Le Gbe' or the bossa nova-tinged 'Abere Klouklou.'"0.2708355

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Rolling Stone (6/1/95, p.62) - "...[Papa Wemba moves] away from a hard-core Zairean sound into smoother, international Afro pop with touches of funk and soul....not the first African artist to attempt to internationalize his sound, but he's the rare artist who pulls it off..."Q (5/95, p.110) - 4 Stars - "...this gets as close as almost anyone to the state of the art."JazzTimes (6/95, p.86) - "...an Afro-pop project that unapologetically criss-crosses African and American vocabularies and goes down easily....dance-happy world music..."0.2598965

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CMJ (3/4/02, p.11) - "...A combination of measured Afro-Caribbean rhythms, folksy melodies and harmonious vocals....melancholy violins, mixed percussion and traditional instrumentation..."Vibe (4/02, p.166) - 3.5 discs out of 5 - "...They add some much needed funk to the left-wing politics of 'rock en espanol'..."0.2562575

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CMJ (4/9/01, p.23) - "...The tunes feature soul, funk, Ellington, downtown avant-garde, rock, blues and Afrobeat music all wrapped up in a smart jazz presentation....listeners will be amazed by how danceable this album truly is..."Down Beat (8/01, pp.75-6) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A musical world in which classic jazz and African pop co-exist peacefully..."JazzTimes (6/01, p.113) - "...Blake has once again assembled a crack band to bring to life his vividly arranged compositions....demonstrating that the jazz tradition is a palette, not a straight-jacket..."0.236271

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...Attests to how much [Fela's best band] Afrika 70 shared with the advances of jazz at that time....His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."0.205006

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."Paste (magazine) (p.66) - "'Confusion' is the most spaced-out music he ever made -- a lollygagging keyboard fantasia..."0.205006

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...Attests to how much [Fela's best band] Afrika 70 shared with the advances of jazz at that time....His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."0.205006

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Down Beat (p.61) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "On ALL ONE he applies a comforting light-blue tint to jazz and pop tunes, a stunning Chopin prelude and some infectious originals."JazzTimes (p.108) - "Castro-Neves has his way with 'Naima,' turning that revered Coltrane anthem into a slick, upbeat samba romp underscored by hip-hop and Afro-Cuban rhythms."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.45) - "Castro-Neves pays tribute to the masters by offering his own nuanced take on John Coltrane's 'Naima' and Thelonious Monk's 'Round Midnight'..."0.2011897

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Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...he treats Afrobeat's basic rhythm formula as sacred, adding only slight embellishments and updates....providing genuine vitality..."Spin (12/99, p.221) - "...takes dad's [Fela Kuti] big-band Afro-funk and pitches it up to +8, trading slow-build hypnotics for DJ breakdowns and rare groove vamps..."Entertainment Weekly (2/18/00, p.87) - "...brilliantly forges a link between Afrobeat and James Brown, he spices his percussive stew with acid jazz, hip-hop, and soul flavor while remaining true to his roots, proving himself an able ambassador to all rhythm nations." - Rating: A-The Wire (1/00, p.67) - Included in Wire Magazine's "50 Records Of The Year ['99]"CMJ (1/08/01, p.49) - Included in CMJ's "Year's New World Albums" from 2000.CMJ (1/31/00, p.3) - "...contains grooves heavy on the funk and full of call-and-response horn charts that recall classic soul....evoking the searching, high-energy blowing that punctuated many of Motown's early-'70s hits....ultimately vibrant and uplifting..."The Source (3/00, p.259) - "...marries the muscular grinding funk of James Brown to the deep, trance-inducing beats of African music....[His] songs are short and structured, making his brand of Afrobeat easier for r&b and hip-hop trained ears to absorb....a must for disciples of the beat."Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.143) - "...A lighter, more melodic and accessible version of Afro-beat..."0.1956012

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Uncut (magazine) (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[This] set features one CD of downtempo reggae and dub, the second of uptempo funk, soul and house..."0.1917724

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CMJ (p.7) - "[The album] showcases Bernard's technical proficiency, while accentuating his ever-improving songwriting skills."Down Beat (p.85) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "On 'Folding Green' and 'Rattle Trap,' hints at funk are loose and bluesy, propelled by Wil Blades' surprisingly humble Hammond B-3 touches."JazzTimes (p.93) - "[Bernard's] phrasing is amiable and fluid. His tone is reminiscent of Melvin Sparks but his arrangements manage to remain distinct."0.1894761

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he woozy slowjam 'Julia,' among other tracks, proves the group's polyglot street jams are plenty catchy unassisted."Spin (p.88) - "The trio's official debut further expands their musical palette to include triumphant synth rock and woozy G-funk."Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "WARM HEART OF AFRICA more than lives up to its title, 'Nsokoto' and infectious 'Kamphopo' being worth a place on anyone's shuffle."Paste (magazine) (p.53) - "WARM HEART's Afro-pop jams are influenced by both the polished pop of American and British '80s groups and the more aggressive side of the modern global discotheque."Clash (magazine) - "[An] eminently danceable record that features some inspiring vocal performances and eclectic production that mixes Afrobeat, electro and pop influences to heart-warming effect."0.1793803

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he woozy slowjam 'Julia,' among other tracks, proves the group's polyglot street jams are plenty catchy unassisted."Spin (p.88) - "The trio's official debut further expands their musical palette to include triumphant synth rock and woozy G-funk."Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "WARM HEART OF AFRICA more than lives up to its title, 'Nsokoto' and infectious 'Kamphopo' being worth a place on anyone's shuffle."Paste (magazine) (p.53) - "WARM HEART's Afro-pop jams are influenced by both the polished pop of American and British '80s groups and the more aggressive side of the modern global discotheque."Clash (magazine) - "[An] eminently danceable record that features some inspiring vocal performances and eclectic production that mixes Afrobeat, electro and pop influences to heart-warming effect."0.1793803

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Rolling Stone (p.191) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] live horns, grooving on some kind of Afro-beat riff over Seventies rumble-in-the-jungle funk..."Rolling Stone (p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007" -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER is tripped out on a Seventies-funk fantasia."Entertainment Weekly (p.103) - "[Jay-Z uses] the film's story and period vibe to color his own elaborate legend....On 'Fallin',' the record's emotional climax, Jay-Z raps frantically as the walls close in."Uncut (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]ere his favoured old soul classicism -- say, on 'American Dreamin' or 'ROC Boys' -- provides the best backdrop for his rhymes."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER sounds reassuringly expensive, with a hotshot production team including Just Blaze, Pharrell and Diddy's Hitmen crew."0.1762739

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Rolling Stone (p.191) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] live horns, grooving on some kind of Afro-beat riff over Seventies rumble-in-the-jungle funk..."Rolling Stone (p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007" -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER is tripped out on a Seventies-funk fantasia."Entertainment Weekly (p.103) - "[Jay-Z uses] the film's story and period vibe to color his own elaborate legend....On 'Fallin',' the record's emotional climax, Jay-Z raps frantically as the walls close in."Uncut (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]ere his favoured old soul classicism -- say, on 'American Dreamin' or 'ROC Boys' -- provides the best backdrop for his rhymes."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER sounds reassuringly expensive, with a hotshot production team including Just Blaze, Pharrell and Diddy's Hitmen crew."0.1762739

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Spin (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he youngest son of Afro-beat superstar Fela Anikulapo Kuti strikes a commanding pose on his swaggering debut....Many of the interludes are simply thrilling..."The Wire (p.78) - "Seun's vocals have just the right blend of muscle and fire: strong enough to carry the message while searing a path through the clenched interplay of guitar, horns, percussion and supporting vocals."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n astounding slab of Nigerian funk, from the moment the two rhythm guitars commence jousting at the start of 'Think Africa,' through the samples of Fela's old nemesis Olusegun Obasanjo..."Blender (Magazine) (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hese seven-minute grooves are so focused you can tell they have something to prove."Paste (magazine) (p.71) - "Providing a rekindled voice for the often voiceless, Seun's courage is gripping and a fitting tribute to his father."Clash (magazine) (p.127) - "[H]ere Seun makes his own mark, leading the super tight band through seven tracks of super heavy yet deftly nimble afro beat rhythms."URB (Magazine) (p.86) - "The result is an album that stands up with the best of any Kuti albums in its vibrancy, urgency and melody."Record Collector (magazine) (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "The seven tracks are spellbinding as they rumble along, hypnotic in call and response."Record Collector (magazine) - "[The album] features socially conscious lyrics, shedding light on the hardships of Nigerian villages, partnered with traditionally ethereal drumming and celebratory horns..."0.1624353

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