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Rufus and Chaka Khan: Masterjam (MCA MCG4007) **½

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 5 January 1980

CHAKA KHAN is known for the biggest mouth and the funkiest abdominal scar on the soul scene and what's more there was a time when she and Rufus were shaping up as the fresh lifeblood black American music has been lacking since the Tamla heyday. Do you remember that hit single 'Tell Me Something Good'? It seemed as though Stevie Wonder might have some inheritors but it hasn't worked out that way.

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