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Rolling Stone (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Fela Kuti's Nigerian Afrobeat remains a potent cultural force....The song selection is killer..."Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.95) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...[his] fusion of West African chant, gospel call and response, and pounding funk remains one of the enduring musical hybrids of worldwide pop....way ahead of his time in using repetitive looping elements as the basis for genuinely hypnotic trance."Down 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..."Down Beat (p.84) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "He not only invented a thrilling hybrid of propulsive polyrhythms accented by James Brown-like horn charts, but used the music he dubbed Afrobeat as his pulpit."Vibe (5/00, p.176) - "...His finest work, culled from a lifetime's output of more than 50 albums....Activist, motivator, and supreme musician, Fela has left behind a final gift for his following..."Dirty Linen (p.63) - "[A] dozen or more musicians backed Fela's long, sprawling songs with inter-weaving rhythms and brass accents, which he topped off with confrontational lyrics."Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.143) - "...Intelligently distills the most potent moments of Kuti's career....an excellent introduction confirming his godly status."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 5 stars out of 5 - "The definitive Fela package by any measure, including 'Zombie' and "Roforofo Fight' in full..."Paste (magazine) (p.66) - "[T]here's no better overview of the simmering overload that was Kuti's patented Afrobeat -- a meld of funk, jazz, Nigerian highlife and Yoruban drum ensembles..."195.842

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Q (2/02, p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Settles into Fela's jazzy Afrobeat groove for a classic anti-military broadside..."Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century - "...hypnotically grooved '70s records by the Nigerian Afro-beat superstar whom James Brown called 'The African James Brown'..."Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century - "...hypnotically grooved '70s records by the Nigerian Afro-beat superstar whom James Brown called 'The African James Brown'..."169.0646

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"Kuti is hypnotic throughout..." Mojo103.0607

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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..."102.4686

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JazzTimes (p.70) - "Legendary drummer Tony Allen, a longtime sideman for Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, appears on the grooving, orchestra-assisted title track."0.9559432

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CMJ (5/29/00, p.24) - "...Bridges Fela Kuti's music with the present by perpetuating the deeply infectious dance groove of chants, wah-wah guitar, percussion and horns..."Dirty Linen (8-9/01, pp.50-1) - "...One of the year's top world music albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.143) - "...Fierce, raw and fantastic..."0.5974645

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The Wire (p.43) - "[The] later tracks embrace funk and Fela Kuti's Afrobeat without losing the flavour of Guinea. State-sponsored music can rarely have sounded so uplifting."The Beat (Magazine) (p.15) - "The Congolese-style 'Manta Lokoka' features a chain-lightning extended guitar solo by Sekou Diabate that gives the nod to American psychedelia....Brilliant music..."0.5974645

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CMJ - "Amidst the electronic ambience, however, the collection has a fair helping of West African dance flavor as well, and features a guest appearance from Fela Kuti."Pitchfork (Website) - "Datarock's going pop on RED, boiling their songs down to a compact three minutes....'Back in the Seventies' backs up its gushing nostalgia with crisply replicated plastic soul..."0.5974645

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Spin (p.77) - "Recorded in Lagos, Nigeria, these four tracks sound as wickedly funky today as they must have in 1973."Uncut (magazine) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts four tracks still pack a punch. Fela Kuti provides the model for their loping rhythms, stinging guitar riffs and sax and keyboard solos..."0.5974645

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Pitchfork (Website) - "NIGERIA AFROBEAT SPECIAL kicks off with an actual Fela Ransome Kuti & His Africa 70 recording...It's an extraordinary record..."0.5861194

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he dense polyrhythms, blasting horns and zesty chorus of Aborekyair Aba proves that this Afrobeat original can still cut the rug..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] real joy of solid, traditional Afrobeat from the rumbling starter 'Nga Nga' to the slinky closer 'Obra'..."Uncut (magazine) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It resembles Fela Kuti but is more focused. Brilliantly, Taylor has captured the same endearingly clunky production values of 1970s Africa..."0.4779716

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his Afro-futurist jam session adds roiling rhythms from 71-year-old drummer Tony Allen -- known for the immortal grooves he cut with Fela Kuti in the Seventies -- to corroded space-age keyboards and low-gravity bass lines."Uncut (magazine) (p.80) - "[C]harmingly casual....Tony Allen's sultry, shuffling drums and Flea's limber basslines provide the canvas..."0.4779716

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Rolling Stone (p.84) - "His spring-action fingerpicking and buoyant melodies reflect his boyhood immersion in Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade."Down Beat (p.58) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "KARIBU is a thoughtful mix of hybrid grooves, straightahead guitar soloing, free-improv and even a couple of standards....A solid showcase of a new Afro-jazz star who clearly will be with us for a long time."JazzTimes (p.83) - "Loueke's lines are smartly formed and deftly executed. His ear-friendly melodicism draws both from traditional African sources and a lifetime of closely studying the likes of Jim Hall and George Benson..."Vibe (p.75) - "A typically resourceful Loueke groove, like the standout title track, meshes a lilting melody and rich harmonic progression over a quietly propulsive Afro-Brazilian rhythmic bed."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.51) - "[T]he complex but beautiful 'Benny's Tune' stands out, constantly changing time signatures to stress its elegant melodic message."Paste (magazine) (p.79) - "West African guitarist Lionel Loueke's Blue Note debut is a challenging and occasionally wondrous fusion of Afropop and knotty, dissonant jazz."0.3584787

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Rolling Stone (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Fela Kuti's Nigerian Afrobeat remains a potent cultural force....The song selection is killer..."Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.95) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...[his] fusion of West African chant, gospel call and response, and pounding funk remains one of the enduring musical hybrids of worldwide pop....way ahead of his time in using repetitive looping elements as the basis for genuinely hypnotic trance."Down 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..."Down Beat (p.84) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "He not only invented a thrilling hybrid of propulsive polyrhythms accented by James Brown-like horn charts, but used the music he dubbed Afrobeat as his pulpit."Vibe (5/00, p.176) - "...His finest work, culled from a lifetime's output of more than 50 albums....Activist, motivator, and supreme musician, Fela has left behind a final gift for his following..."Dirty Linen (p.63) - "[A] dozen or more musicians backed Fela's long, sprawling songs with inter-weaving rhythms and brass accents, which he topped off with confrontational lyrics."Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.143) - "...Intelligently distills the most potent moments of Kuti's career....an excellent introduction confirming his godly status."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 5 stars out of 5 - "The definitive Fela package by any measure, including 'Zombie' and "Roforofo Fight' in full..."Paste (magazine) (p.66) - "[T]here's no better overview of the simmering overload that was Kuti's patented Afrobeat -- a meld of funk, jazz, Nigerian highlife and Yoruban drum ensembles..."0.2987323

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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..."0.2987323

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Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.106) - Included in Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2000.Rolling Stone (4/13/00, pp.127-8) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...The dance jams...bump like acne....Common has a need to kick something that means something....A hip-hop MC willing to actually examine himself through his art? There's nothing Common about about that."Spin (5/00, p.155) - 8 out of 10 - "...His most aggressive and powerful record yet....[His] genius is that he's never more pop and playful than when he's worried, and vice versa....KRS-One's podium is open; maybe Common oughta step up."Entertainment Weekly (12/29/00, p.138) - Ranked #6 in EW's Top 10 Albums of 2000 - "...One helluva free-flowing album..."Q (5/00, pp.106-7) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Decidedly arthouse....This is wholemeal hip hop: chewy and a wee bit bland but nutritious all the same."Alternative Press (5/00, p.82) - 3 out of 5 - "...A good introduction to Common....complex and versatile....[he] serves up bite-size tastes of each of his various skills..."The Wire (3/00, p.64) - "...[His] fourth and best album..."CMJ (3/27/00, p.30) - "...his most eclectic joint to date....fusing his gritty rap edge with bohemian, jazzy soul..."The Source (5/00, pp.211-2) - 4 mics out of 5 - "...Reflects a more worldly Common....creating full-fledged jazz, funk and soul songs....this LP unfolds in 2 acts. Act I stretching the boundaries of traditional hip-hop....Act II finds [him] on an emotional roller coaster..."Rap Pages (6/00, p.46) - "...The most intelligent and organic album since OutKast's AQUEMINI....a masterful blend of soul/funk music and [his] lyrics of hope and mental and spiritual well-being."Mojo (Publisher) (6/00, p.105) - "...May be the most user-friendly contribution so far to the wave of 'conscious' rap....an intriguing balance [of]...paying tribute to inspirational figures like Fela Kuti and Black Panther heroine Assata, while letting the sheer pleasure of word-play bubble through..."NME (Magazine) (4/8/00, p.36) - 8 out of 10 - "...Equal parts philosopher and documentarian....Common deftly illustrates the big picture. Like all great storytellers."0.2389858

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Spin (p.70) - "Traces of Western rock and soul -- particularly Santana and James Brown -- can be heard amid the traditional styles and joyously burbling highlife guitars."Down Beat (p.63) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's an indelible sense of pride, freedom and discovery bubbling through these joyous tracks."Clash (magazine) - "A result of the collision of highlife, rock and soul as well as Ghana's tradition and culture, the two discs feature thirty-three previously un-reissued songs..."0.236828

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Rolling Stone (p.77) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]is grooves have mellowed....There's a tenderness in 'Boys Dey Hungry for Town' that Fela never approached."The Wire (p.63) - "[W]hen it comes to direct and forceful communication, Seun delivers as effectively as his father Fela did."CMJ - "The album is a persuasive one -- Kuti's conviction is undeniable, as is his talent."Record Collector (magazine) (p.89) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's the rolling, throbbing music which snaps you to attention track after track....This is what Afrobeat is all about..."42.23783

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