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Darkest Light (Remastered)
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Conga (Remastered)
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Malik (Remastered)
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Djungi (Remastered)
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Nicky (Remastered)

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Though little known in their native U.S., the Paris-based Lafayette Afro Rock Band was among the premier funk outfits of the 1970s, later becoming a seemingly endless source of samples and breaks for artists from Public Enemy to Janet Jackson. The group was formed on Long Island, New York as the Bobby Boyd Congress; deciding America was already overloaded with funk acts, they relocated to France in 1971, but when frontman Boyd returned stateside, the remaining members -- guitari... Read more

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