Monday, September 5 2011
Essential West African music that spanned generations and influenced many. Look for it in your record store’s smallest or most invisible sections.
Sunday, May 23 2010
Everything on The Kusum Beat is superb: sparking, tight, playful, fresh.
Thursday, April 23 2009
The tracks are stubbornly various, each song unexpected.
Wednesday, July 9 2008
Living is Hard is a compilation that deserved to be made, not only because the music is beautiful and worth hearing, but because it offers us a glance into the idea of continuity, of the flow of time.
Monday, July 7 2008
Black Stars is an adeptly compiled hiplife snapshot, giving us a sampling of recent arrivals like Tic Tac, as well as godfather figures such as Reggie Rockstone.