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Adventures in Afropea, Vol. 1

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Mupepe
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Bottom
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Brrlak!
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Abadou
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Take Me Coco
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Plekete
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Mizike
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Babanzele
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Din Din
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I Ne Suhe
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Guzophela
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Nabombeli Yo
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Marie-Josee
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Ndje Mukanie
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Son Cubano
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Total Tracks: 15   Total Length: 51:36

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Brian Cullman

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04.22.11
Zap Mama, Adventures in Afropea, Vol. 1
Label: Luaka Bop

Though they have morphed into a “proper” band, replete with drums and bass and hip-hop grooves, Zap Mama started as an a capella group, a collection of women from Africa who could sing the birds out of the trees. This, their first album, is still their most engaging and joyous, brimming over with more energy, ideas and spirit than it can hold. Drawing from pygmy chant, doo-wop, early gospel, madrigals and Cuban vocal groups like… read more »

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TIMELESS

RA3

Just take a brief listening to the Brrlak! tune. There. You can't escape liking these girls.

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Beyond Compare

Mikemargiotta1111

If you want music that will steal all attention away from anything else you may be doing then download the whole album.

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Omagash! I'm in Love!

a_lumei2003

Get this CD please! You can't go wrong! Sometimes it's hard to believe that the entire tracks are vocal with hardly any instruments on them. This is vocal and polyrhythmic African fusion at it's best. & if you for some unfathomable reason do not like this music...then there's something terribly wrong with you! ;-D No, seriously.

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This is It!

nahtting22

Zap Mama has got to be one of the best accapella group existent and of all time. Their synergistic approach to music, mirroring almost the multifaceted nature of life and its inherent rhythms is simply amazing. I would only plead with them to be sure to release more albums of this caliber!!