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Asake ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ makes grand entrance [Album Review]

Asake releases a teaser for a new track in advance of the album's release

In 2018, legendary music composer Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quincy Documentary’ was set to be released, when a short clip caused a stir on social media. It was a video, in which Jones schooled Grammy-winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar, about the origins of Hip-Hop/Rap Music. According to Jones, Hip-Hop/Rap Music’s real roots …

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Asake makes a grand entrance with ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ [Pulse Album Review]

Asake drops debut album 'Mr Money With The Vibe'

According to Jones, Hip-Hop/Rap Music’s real roots lie in African praise-singing and panegyrics, which then got transported across the atlantic during slave trade. Gaunt slaves on rich plantations would then sing these songs for togetherness and a sense of ‘home,’ before the elements of those praise-singing started to be repurposed …

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Asake makes grand entrance with ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ [Pulse Album Review]

Asake drops debut album 'Mr Money With The Vibe'

According to Jones, Hip-Hop/Rap Music’s real roots lie in African praise-singing and panegyrics, which then got transported across the Atlantic during the Slave Trade. Gaunt slaves on rich plantations would then sing these songs for togetherness and a sense of ‘home,’ before the elements of that praise-singing started to be …

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