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Snap: World Power [Arista, 1990]
Hip house from London, or maybe Germany, where rough-hewn Cincinnati rapper Turbo B was introduced to European culture as a GI. And in the great transcultural Technotronic tradition, it's crazy and radio-ready at the same time. Also funny. Why else introduce the love rap with an piano hook out of Music for Airports, or go out on a B-boy whining like a wino, or call one "Believe the Hype"? A-