Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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The Last Poets

  • Scatterap/Home [Bond Age, 1994] **

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Scatterap/Home [Bond Age, 1994]
corny-fresh conga-funk like they still mean it ("Reasoning," "See") **

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Subjects for Further Research [1970s]: The original rappers' first commitment was political, not rhythmic--an old story in protest music that fails to move its theoretical constituency. But they sure had a better beat than Pete Seeger.