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Afu-Ra: Body Of The Life Force

4.4 Stars (8 customer reviews)
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    Brooklyn's Afu-Ra first came to the attention of the hip-hop community via his appearance on Jeru the Damaja's 1994 album THE SUN RISES IN THE EAST. As his solo debut BODY OF THE LIFE FORCE makes clear, he's got a lot going on upstairs. Afu-Ra is a devotee of both martial arts and Rastafarianism, and he got his name from a tale in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. His lyrics strongly reflect his spiritual concerns, but he not afraid to tackle hardcore subjects from the streets either. Underneath it all, Afu-Ra backs up his versifying with unerringly infectious beats and grooves. While the album's intro mixes elements of mysticism, science fiction, and social consciousness, "Soul Assassination" achieves rhythmic transcendence by mixing highly syncopated beats with horn samples. And so it goes throughout this impressive debut, as spirituality converges with reality for a wide-screen view of hip-hop's future.

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    1. Intro
    Producer: 5 Boro Deep
    2. Soul Assassination
    Producer: DJ Muggs
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    3. Defeat
    Producer: DJ Premier
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    4. Bigacts Littleacts
    featuring Gza (of Wu-Tang Clan)
    Producer: True Master
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    5. Quotations (Skit)
    6. D&D Soundclash
    featuring Cocoa Brovas (aka Smif-N-Wessun); Jahdan Blakkamoore (of Noble Society)
    Producer: Da Beatminerz
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    7. Mic Stance
    Producer: DJ Premier
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    8. Caliente
    featuring Rasheedah
    Producer: Joe Quinde
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    9. All That
    featuring Krumbsnatcha; Hannibal Stax
    Producer: Mike Rone
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    10. Headqcuarterz
    featuring Headqcuarterz (Skit)
    11. Self Mastery
    Producer: DJ Roach
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    12. Visions (Skit)
    13. Mortal Kombat
    featuring Masta Killa (of Wu-Tang Clan)
    Producer: DJ Roach
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    14. Warfare
    featuring M.O.P.
    Producer: Mike Rone
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    15. Equality
    featuring Ky-mani Marley
    Producer: DJ Premier
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    16. Monotony
    Producer: DJ Premier
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    17. Bring It Right
    Producer: P. King
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    18. (R.I.P.) Big L
    19. Whirlwind Thru Cities
    Producer: DJ Roach
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    Total Comments: 8
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 12/10/2015 3:07:00 PM; Partial IP: .10.37.221)
    Location: RI
    Comment: 5 Star for sure. The production is superb on 85% of the tracks. Afu was definitely at his best on this one. Don't sleep on it.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 5/1/2015 5:08:00 AM; Partial IP: 120.241.83)
    Location: Istanbul
    Comment: This is more than 4 stars for sure. Since when an album based on saving real hip hop can be considered repetitive?? His flow is tracable by being prone with his style and beats are completely heat... One of the underground gems.
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 2/12/2015 9:20:00 AM; Partial IP: .98.71.220)
    Location: Pa
    Comment: Definitely his best album, I don't like his albums after this. "Energetic, poetic and athletic; you know I get down and dirty when it's time to set it."
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/30/2013 2:02:00 PM; Partial IP: 57.166.132)
    Location: MTL
    Comment: Very solid album. Premo's beats are on point as usual.
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/1/2013 10:13:00 PM; Partial IP: .201.65.74)
    Location: az/ hell
    Comment: Tight album! Beats compliment his style!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/6/2011 2:01:00 PM; Partial IP: 42.113.165)
    Location: tret
    Comment: TOTALLY RAW
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/1/2011 9:28:00 PM; Partial IP: .50.103.15)
    Location: Victoria, BC
    Comment: Mad decent...
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 10/1/2009 12:51:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: phila
    Comment: Pretty good album,honestly I think the 4 Premier songs,but True Master,and DJ Roach come correct as well,with the exception of a couple songs,its a solid album,mabie his best
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