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Lafayette Afro Rock Band 'Soul Makossa'
Released in 1973, Soul Makossa is the highest-octane fossil fuel capable of bubbling up from the soil. If it failed to explode commercially, it created a subterranean rumbling for decades. It’s replete with rich musicality, a filthy and scabrous but meticulous funk that hip-hop producers skinned like the Native Americans preserved the buffalo. This is revered wax, each horn part, drum break, and keyboard riff has been held up to the heavens by dusty-fingered alchemists.

Jeff weiss
JEFF WEISS
Jeff Weiss is the founder of Passion of the Weiss, the last real rap blog on the Internet. He also founded Passion of the Weiss Recordings.
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