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Nyash UP! by Chicago Afrobeat Project
Released: Feb 2013
Label: CAbP Music
You know how Afrobeat bands always end up sounding like Fela imitators? Chicago Afrobeat Project have a different approach: They capture the soul of Afrobeat, which they carry over into their own unique, updated sound. So Nyash UP! is thick with politics and passion, and nearly boiling over with simmering funk. But while fat, familiar low brass darts in and out, that's filtered through jazz, avant-R&B, lounge and hip-hop. At points, the rich tapestry gets a little convoluted (see political/musical grab bag "Inner City Blues"). But for the most part, this is an album that does Fela proud.
Rachel Devitt

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