2019 CD release.
The Last Poets are widely credited as the godfathers of Hip-Hop. Transcending Toxic Times is the album that fully defines their careers and legacy. Artfully recorded and produced by Jamaaladeen Tacuma (Ornette Coleman), the album intertwines the groove of Black culture with The Last Poets powerful words and cadence. Special Guests Malik B, Ursula Rucker, Tim Motzer, and Wadud Ahmad. This record will finally define the correct blend of poetry, jazz, Hip-Hop, and Soul, with the full expectation that it will be emulated for years to come.
Abiodun Oyewole | Poet
Umar Bin Hassan | Poet
Baba Donn Babatunde | Poet, Percussion
Wadud Ahmad | Poet We Are The Last Poets, Soul Reflection
Ursula Rucker | Poet Don't Know What I'd Do
Malik B | MC Young Love
Jamaaladeen Tacuma | Bass
Richard Tucker | Electric & Acoustic Guitar
Yoichi Uzeki | Keys, Viola String Arrangement
Khary Abdul Shaheed | Drums
Terry Adkins | Tenor Saxophone | Black Rage
Daud El Bakara | Trumpet | Love
Franz Niedermayer | Viola | Don't Know What I'd Do
Lady Alma | Vocals | Toxic Times
Wolfgang Puschnig | Saxophone | Toxic Times
Jake Morelli | Electric Guitar, Drums | Young Love
Tim Motzer | Electric Guitar | JuJu Jimi
Produced by Jamaaladeen Tacuma for Jam ALL Productions
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