Professor Jay – J.O.S.E.P.H.

Face A
Nikusaidiaje
Nimeamini
Inatosha
Vuta Raha
Border Kwa Border
Heka Heka Za Star

Face B
Intro
J.O.S.E.P.H.
Nisamehe
Wapi Nimekosea
Una
Interlude
Hakuna Noma

I’ve really been feeling rap from Tanzania lately.

BTW: New mix and probably the best interview questions I’ve been asked at Red Bull Academy Radio



16 responses to “Professor Jay – J.O.S.E.P.H.”

  1. Anonymous says:

    THis website does not work on my computer anymore and all of a sudden. I am really upset.

  2. Kurt says:

    I really like Nimeamini.

  3. kingpossum says:

    Keep feeling the rap! This stuff’s been great. Old Skool yet exotic. Terrific.

  4. mwalimu says:

    And some Professor Jay too! Awesome (though I’ve got this on CD).
    The title (J.O.S.E.P.H) translates to
    Learn, See, Say, Teach, Excel, Motivate!
    The song titles translate as

    How Can I Help You?
    Trust Me.
    It’s Enough.
    Idiomatic, not sure. Create Happiness?
    Border by Border.
    ? Slang. I’d love to know what it means.

    Intro
    See title above.
    Forgive Me.
    Where Did I Go Wrong?
    You Have…
    Interlude.
    No Chaos Here.

  5. mwalimu says:

    Oh yeah, you can find a video for Nikusaidiaje on youtube.

  6. jeanluc says:

    Nikusaidiaje … …

  7. article says:

    this is my firstime visit in your blog and i like it

  8. Multitunes says:

    Yo Brian, welcome to Helsinki! We finally published the full english version of the interview we did with you at Flow. I hope we got everything written down right, we tried our best. Thanks!
    http://www.multitunesproject.com/2010/12/awesome-tapes-interview/

  9. zille71 says:

    I need help to find this song Africa Show – “Massanga Mama” thanks in advance

  10. zhao says:

    hey missed you in berlin last month… meant to come by but didn’t make it … next time! (and hopefully next time we can spin together like Planet Rock wanted us to :)

    and thanks for the recent ethiopia goodness!

  11. Anonymous says:

    man, its been a while!!! still checking very day b/c when you drop a good one it is HOT, for sure…. well, hoping it’ll be a on the lines of a Zakari/Zakori or Allan Family or something like that…. Happy Holidays!!!

  12. Anonymous says:

    http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?9byajcsyy54ky9b

    Speaking of Zakari, I finally finished making a test of slowing-down the songs. I got inspired by a Robert Johnson post over at Global Groovers, and started experimenting with Seidi Alama. Less 9% seemed perfect, so I just applied that to all songs, without any individual fiddling. Hope at least one person downloads it AND enjoys it… Abin Dunia was always my favorite tape, and now it sounds like a whole new tape that I’ve never even heard before! Thank you, Mr. Awesome Tapes Dude for posting it in the first place. I remember you said you were cool with the idea of my experiment. Its not to take anything away from you, b.c without you I wouldn’t even have been having so much fun with it!

  13. Anonymous says:

    any old barrister out there? i mean OLD, as in pre-1975? those really volcanic percussion & wailing vocals ones? looong before his recent “quiet storm” w/ saxophones period?

  14. Anonymous says:

    Nikusaidiaje also features Ferooz by the way.

  15. Anonymous says:

    Professor Jay got some ill music! I have a good feeling that one day a hiphop superstar will emerge from the Motherland!

  16. his stuff’s been great.I really like Nimeamini.

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