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Toi Toi

by Thomas Mapfumo

African Music Legend Thomas Mapfumo, social conscience of Zimbabwe.
Genre: World: African
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1. Timothy Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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2. Musha Wenyu (Your Home) Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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3. Pasi Inhaka (This World) Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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4. Komborera (Bless) Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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5. Tatsvukira Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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6. Ndateterera Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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7. Mukoma J (Big Brother J) Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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8. Vechidiki Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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9. Dande Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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10. Sweet Maria Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
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From The Beat magazine, Steve Heilig says: "...In fact, I think this is the most immediately impactful Mapfumo release I've heard in a long time, and I'm a longtime fan and booster. So Toi Toi is one to seek out for confirmed followers and neophytes alike; a stellar offering from a towering figure in world music."

From the Leopard Man: 'You can't really stop playing it.'

From the Sacramento Bee: 'True to form, the album sets a buoyant musical tone while tackling such issues as poverty and oppression. And, of course, fighting the good fight.'

Time Magazine: 'Mapfumo's latest album, Toi Toi, was released three weeks ago in Zimbabwe. The sounds are familiar melodic mbira, twangy guitars, Big Band brass. The name comes from a type of protest music, but Mapfumo's manager, Cuthbert Chiromo, says Toi Toi is 'more reflective, less political.' Not apolitical this is Mapfumo, after all. The biggest buzz among the fans is about the track Timothy. The song censures a fool who endangers children. The President is often called T.I.M. 'That Idiot Mugabe.' Coincidence? Ask the music man himself, and he beams mischievously, saying only, 'Great song!''


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Boitumelo Nyanga

It was a fast delivery and the CD is a nice one
It is a lovely CD which i have recommended to friends.

CD Baby


Legendary musician and political voice, Thomas Mapfumo, known as the social conscience of Zimbabwe, delivers a stirring and invigorating album of African pop. Having inspired hundreds of other artists as well as the ability for music to influence and affect politics, Mapfumo has delivered another powerful release; we proudly call your attention to this high-minded album. If you're not familiar with his music, now is the perfect chance.

Paulo Moda

Sing along music
This CD has some good music to sing along. MY favourite song, Pasi Inhaka, Oh! what a good piece of instrumentation by Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited.

Tamara Turner, CD Baby


Legendary musician and political voice, Thomas Mapfumo, known as the social conscience of Zimbabwe, delivers a stirring and invigorating album of African pop. Having inspired hundreds of other artists as well as the ability for music to influence and affect politics, Mapfumo has delivered another powerful release; we proudly call your attention to this high-minded album. If you're not familiar with his music, now is the perfect chance.