"Recent News" is a vibrant dancehall-esque album set to bumping bongo flava East-Afro-pop that is reminiscent of international breakout African artists with it's positive upbeat sensibilities. Producers Dr. Tom & Gearz Kuria experiment with melding tropical melodies around European Dance and Techno. The Jaf Crew comes in as conscious raggamuffins, yet each member performs a distinctive style of rhythm and enunciation that transcends the Caribbean and is distinctly African.
Utilizing a mixture of English and Kiswahili, Jarife Africa energetically describe the larger issues surrounding their lives avoiding exposition of egos that is a common entry tactic into the game. The 3 young men of create an appealing and intelligible way of logging their local perspective of politics, love, culture and the music industry. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..