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SA-RA - Black Fuzz (G.O.O.D. Music/Sony Urban Music)

On Black Fuzz the funky trio looks to a seemingly discordant lineup of artists for inspiration—Prince, P-Funk, OutKast, and Afrika Bambaataa Afrika Bambaataa is a DJ and community leader from the South Bronx, who was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1970s. Like the majority of the early pioneers in Hip-Hop, he is of African American descent. , among others—with admirable results.

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1200 creates a rapid-fire drum sequence that drives the circuslike beat while rattling tambourines and faint guitar chords add extra texture. Similarly, snare drums and a slow bass open the flirtatious flir·ta·tious  
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2. Full of playful allure: a flirtatious glance.

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 woven in. The most compelling cut is the sensual “Fantastic Vampere,” featuring Herbie Hancock Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12 1940 in Chicago, Illinois) is an award winning American jazz pianist and composer. Hancock is one of jazz music's most important and influential pianists and composers. and Erykah Badu. Hancock’s flair on the keyboards provides a great ’70s feel.

SA-RA’s gambles don’t always pay off. The headache-inducing “Big Fame,” seems like a failed attempt at re-creating the hip hop–meets-rock sound of N.E.R.D. And the lyrics, mostly about sex and weed, are shoddy. But the thematic monotony is more than compensated for by the album’s visionary musical mélanges.

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Author:Celia San Miguel
Date:Aug 31, 2006
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