The Emancipation Procrastination

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - The Emancipation Procrastination
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October 20, 2017 / Release Date
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abdcorner
70
The Emancipation Procrastination, the third record in trumpeter and bandleader Christian Scott aTunde Adujah's Centennial Trilogy, retains the laid-back, politically charged, hip-hop fusions of the first two records – Ruler Rebel and Diaspora – while not explicitly exploring different ideas. Although Adujah's clear, strong sound projects confidence whether he's employing a mute or not, in many ways, The Emancipation Procrastination continues Adjuah's hybrid jazz/hip-hop identity. ... read more
BuffaloStaple
61
nowhere near as memorable or exciting as his previous album this year Diaspora, whilst there are some creative and impressive grooves and solos peppered throughout this album, in regards to the songwriting, I just couldn't help but find too many of these songs to either be painfully inconsequential or annoyingly long winded. Overall a decent jazz album with some lovely performances and production, but some underwhelming songwriting choices and frustrating pacing issues really brought it down ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Emancipation Procrastination
  2. AvengHer
  3. Ruler Rebel
  4. Ashes of Our Forever
  5. In the Beginning (feat. Weedie Braimah)
  6. Michele with one L
  7. The Cypher
  8. Videotape
  9. Gerrymandering Game
  10. Unrigging November
  11. Cages (feat. Stephen J. Gladney)
  12. New Heroes
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Added on: October 20, 2017