The Arabic Funk Of Fadoul, “Morocco’s Answer To James Brown,” Finally Released | okayafrica

Some newly-released Moroccan funk music brings flashes of James Brown: The late Fadoul and his accompanying three piece band played energetic & aggressive funk songs in 1970s Casablanca. After a stint in Paris spent soaking up the music of James Brown and other American funk groups, Fadoul returned to Morocco to release records under Fadaul et les Privileges and other monikers. Al Zman Saib is a collection of 8 songs ...