REGGAE MUNTU - Equalize (1990)

Leopard/Hit City, LEO070
Producers: RF Gumbi & Andre Myron
Recorded at: Platinum

Top-quality reggae by little-known act Reggae Muntu along the lines of Lucky Dube and Jambo. Each of the six tracks contains English lyrics touching on still-relevant topics like access to education ('Equalise'), crime ('Traffic Lights'), and climate change ('Save The Planet'), sometimes with a gospel touch ('Christian Man' and 'Who Do You Want'). Featuring an array of synths and skanking guitars by two of the most influential and versatile producers of the day, Tom Vuma and RF Gumbi. Also featuring backing vocals by Tu and Marilyn Nokwe, Deborah Fraser and Mandisa Dlanga. "I am dedicating this album to all my friends and colleagues who have been waiting to hear my voice on record for years. This is yours, feel it and enjoy it please."