Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Shoki Shoki [MCA, 2000] Dud
  • Africa for Africa [Knitting Factory, 2011] *
  • No Place for My Dream [Knitting Factory, 2013] ***

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Shoki Shoki [MCA, 2000] Dud

Africa for Africa [Knitting Factory, 2011]
Still too entitled, still too grand, at long last a little smarter ("Obasanjo Don Play Yoy Wayo," "Politics in Africa") *

No Place for My Dream [Knitting Factory, 2013]
Lyrics sharper, angrier, stronger, band and especially voice less so ("Carry On Pushing On," "No Work No Job No Money") ***