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  • Summary: After working together in 2011 at a music festival in Morocco, Fanga, an Afrobeat band based in France, collaborated with Moroccan gnawa singer Maâlem Abdallah Guinéa for this six-track release.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Nov 26, 2012
    80
    Overall, this is more than just a successful collaboration between two different musical entities.
  2. Jan 18, 2013
    80
    Kudos goes to the French Afrobeaters Fanga and Moroccan trance master Abdallah Guinea for finding a new spin on Fela Kuti's funk. [Feb 2013, p.89]
  3. An atmospheric yet danceable debut.
  4. Nov 26, 2012
    80
    If this is fusion cooking, they've balanced the spices well enough to come up with a dish that tastes mighty good.
  5. Nov 26, 2012
    60
    There are times where the Afrobeat dominates, but it's always driven on by delicate and insistant percussion.
  6. Jan 4, 2013
    60
    The outcome never exceeds the sum of its parts. [Feb 2013, p.73]