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Supermoon Congolese-born and Belgium-raised, Zap Mama (née Marie Daulne) summons a sound both heady and exotic — one that's made her a favored guest...SupermoonWorld Congolese-born and Belgium-raised, Zap Mama (née Marie Daulne) summons a sound both heady and exotic — one that's made her a favored guest...2007-08-10
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Supermoon

Genre: World; Status: In Season

Congolese-born and Belgium-raised, Zap Mama (née Marie Daulne) summons a sound both heady and exotic — one that’s made her a favored guest on albums by Common, the Roots, and Erykah Badu. On this sixth release (Supermoon), the seamless blending of jazz, world fusion, kitchen-sink soul, and traditional African rhythms finds a sunny complement in Daulne’s sinuous vocals and hip-swaying syncopations. For culture vultures, it’s an international feast; for the less geographically invested, it’s still a winning lazy-afternoon soundtrack. B+ DOWNLOAD THIS 1000 Ways

Originally posted August 10 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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