"I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man."
- François-Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture
As one who believes passionately i...
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Toussaint reminds me of Luciano's non-VP Records albums: midtempo, sensual, excellent production, solid bass grooves punctuated with horns and a killer rhythm section.
We have to realize that the meme of the "curse" has its own racial baggage. It's a way of disengaging Western history from the literal rubble of Haiti.
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