Abstract Rude, is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is the MC of Abstract Tribe Unique, and also a member of Haiku D'Etat along with Myka 9 and Aceyalone. The Owls Cry project in collaboration with Dj Vadym is available for the first time on vinyl.
Reissue of the classic "Waka Juju" released in 1982 and repressed only once in 1985. Manu Dibango is one of the pillars of Afrosound, composer of the very famous SOUL MAKOSSA who influenced all black American music from Michael Jackson to Rihanna. We hear titles like "Douala Serenade" or "Ma Marie", a tribute to his wife.
"Waka juju" is an ode to juju, the traditional Yoruba music that has become Nigeria's most popular style.
With high-tension brass, diabolical rhythms and snatches of cousins in Carnaby Street, here we have a certain idea of pop à la française. And the Music’s brilliant colours sparkle with the skilled arranging of the great Christian Gaubert. Do you like listening to Francis Lai? Now you can dance with him.
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