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Kahli Abdu – Ministry Of Corruption | Download + Review

If you haven’t heard of Kahli Abdu then you must’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years. Kahli Abdu is one of the finest MCs in Naija, and is a real representer of J-Town, the unofficial home of Hip-Hop in Nigeria.

He is one of the few MCs left that still have major messages behind their bars. Real hip-hop if you will, and he shows this on his Ministry Of Corruption Mixtape, which is a somewhat politically driven mixtape with samples from the legend, Fela.

The intro of the mixtape, Presidential Address sets off the mixtape with an address that gets ur ears tuned and awakens ur senses to listen to some deep politically driven bars.

Kahli drives messages home while getting solid beats and samples from some of Fela’s masterpieces.

Tracks like Demo Crazy a sample from Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, addresses the state of our anemic Democracy which is marred by electoral fraud and violence. Another sample of Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, is Miseducation which highlights the “miseducation” of our young peoples, and our education system or lack there of along with other issues that continually plague our african society.

My personal favorite is the first track after the intro, VIP. Call it a complete package song that tells you, Kahli is “not playing with his music.” Contains samples from Fela’s “International Thief Thief (ITT)”, and drives home the message.

Other tracks to look out for VIP, Categori, Kpako, and actually the whole mixtape really. The package contains snippets of speeches from interviews with Fela including a significant portion from the documentary “Music Is The Weapon.”

Guest appearances, Endia, Yung El, J-Milla (all from the GRIP Boiz), Bezalel, Guru, Eve Urrah, Geniuz and Chopsticks.

Overall it’s a very solid effort from Kahli Abdu, and if you’re into music as a weapon, music with a message, real hip-hop that stays significant indefinitely, then this a definite must-listen.

Grade: 8.5/10

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  • geepee December 31, 2010 at 11:05 am

    nice one….waited lonnnng for this!

  • davies January 1, 2011 at 2:48 am

    Shows nothing but real hiphop. Its a culture and its got to have a message but this, this has got everything hiphop music could get. Tkswag

  • david January 2, 2011 at 3:21 am

    khali!!! u the man. nice one bro

  • Mar-Quiz January 2, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    This's one d illest and most referencial mixtapes of all time!!

    kAHLI!! Big ups to u mahn!!!!!!

  • Vera Ezimora January 3, 2011 at 5:50 am

    Haven't listened to the mixtape. Browsing on my phone. Hate doing these things on my phone. The write-up, however, makes me all giddy and and anxious to listen. Will comment again once I do.

  • zero January 4, 2011 at 12:31 am

    Fela would be proud of you…Justice was done to a legend.

  • CraseMan January 4, 2011 at 11:50 am

    Kahli is a straight up beast man… Nice!!

  • free rapidshare prem January 6, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Well, all things considered…

  • shina January 11, 2011 at 8:19 am

    wowwww! this mixtape is banging! Big ups to kahli! Fela would be proud of u.Nice cover artwork best I have seen 2010.

  • stan January 16, 2011 at 10:13 am

    I got one word for you…BRILLIANT!

  • nuelnonny April 13, 2011 at 4:28 am

    Jaytown has been delivering, Kahli’s mixtape is just a typical example…

  • nuelnonny April 13, 2011 at 4:44 am

    Another big one outta jaytown…just got some tracks from da album and am feeling it

  • Koko September 25, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Menh dn`t abt j-twn coz first it`s M.i n nw khali,Big up`s 4 khali n wer he came 4rm cs he`s really on point

  • Koko September 25, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Jst listen 2 d track menh it`s hot n it`s real hip hop man,khali u`re d Bomb cn`t wait 2 hear our v.own SCION

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