Steve Lehman / Selebeyone   Sélébéyone
Release Date: 2016

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4.0 excellentBedex | May 5th 20

Really dug this. The first track got me especially excited. I love the mood, the rhythmic
weirdness, the jazzy instrumentation, the non-English sounding Wolof bits mixed into the
English rapping, with voices that I enjoy. In general the improvy jazzy tracks like 2, 4 or
9 are the ones I enjoyed most, while darker tracks like 3 or 6 didn't convince me as much.
5 is dark too but does it better. Beyond jazz and rap, the album has even more variety and
takes an electronic turn at the end of 6 and on the deranged 7. A strong album, I need more
of it. 3.9

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3.7 greatErwann S. STAFF | May 4th 20

Ok this is the kinda shit I love. It's like jazz rap, but with shifting rhythms, electro-acoustic harmonies, and contemporary sound design (this last sentence is taken from bandcamp). Its uniqueness also comes from how it blends English and Wolof together. In the end, it's not really jazz, as the main focus is how the beats evolve thanks to the dynamic drumming. It's weird stuff, if a little obtuse at times. I dig that.

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4.5 superbloulou | October 13th 22
4.0 excellentDelirium21 | April 26th 22
3.5 greatSaneTBP | August 13th 21
3.5 greatGhandhiLion | April 28th 20
4.0 excellentscissorlocked | March 8th 20
4.5 superbanobsoletevernacular | September 10th 19
4.5 superbSine | September 4th 19
4.5 superbloulou | January 1st 17
3.5 greatTwigTW | December 8th 16
3.5 greatscissorlocked | October 9th 16

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