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Goapele

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Born: Jul 11, 1977 in Oakland, CA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Born Goapele Mohlabane in Oakland, CA, this singer grew up in a socially conscious and politically active family. Her mother married South African political exile Douglas Mohlabane while studying in Nairobi, Kenya. At an early age, Goapele attended the Berkeley Arts Magnet School where she led a pre-teen ...Read full biography
First Love
Released: 2000
Label: SKYBLAZE/SONY URBAN MUSIC/COLUMBIA
Critics' Rating:
Gunga Din radiate a certain Lower East Side ambience. So, not surprisingly, the music on their second album is ultra-stylized and just a little bit sleazy, seductive, and subversive -- strung-out but penetrating ...Read full review
Break of Dawn
Released: 2011
Label: Skyblaze Recordings
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Goapele’s earlier releases are not short on dreamy, slightly trippy content, but she refines and intensifies that mode on Break of Dawn, her first release since 2005’s Change It All. Her debut for the ...Read full review
More Goapele albums: Main Albums (5), Singles & EPs (5)