African Head Charge

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African Head Charge is a dub reggae, psychedelic dub ensemble active since the early 1980s. The group was formed by percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah, and featured a revolving cast of members, including, at times, Prisoner, Crocodile, Junior Moses, Sunny Akpan, Skip McDonald, and Jah Wobble. The group released most of its albums on Adrian Sherwood's label, On-U Sound.[1]

Journalist David Stubbs, writing in The Wire, said "The notion of African Head Charge was hatched when Adrian Sherwood read Brian Eno's comment about his vision for a "psychedelic Africa"".[2]

Many of their early albums have been re-released as double albums on CD.



  1. ^ Bush, John. "African Head Charge". Biography. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Stubbs, David (2007). "The Primer: Adrian Sherwood". The Wire (magazine) (The Wire Magazine Ltd.) (276): 42. 

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