Bola, ‘Volume 7′ (Awesome Tapes from Africa)
Release Date: April 3, 2012
Label: Awesome Tapes from Africa
Mighty-mouthed Ghanaian updates fierce Frafra evocations, two-stringed lute riffage, with dry electric drums and keys.
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