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Abdullah Ibrahim

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They took away time, and they gave us the clock.

— Abdullah Ibrahim

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People say that slaves were taken from Africa. This is not true: People were taken from Africa, among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves.

— Abdullah Ibrahim

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When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.

— Abdullah Ibrahim

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The biggest problem in South Africa is that we have a disrupted timeline. Historically, politically, spiritually, economically, in people's minds, in people's heads.

— Abdullah Ibrahim

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Ibrahim is considered the leading figure in the sub-genre Cape jazz. Ibrahim's song "African Marketplace" has achieved such widespread popularity that the Swedish Communist Party always plays it at demonstrations and meetings. Within jazz his music particularly reflects the influence of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington.

Ibrahim is considered the leading figure in the sub-genre Cape jazz. With his wife the jazz singer Sathima Bea Benjamin he is father to the New York underground rapper Jean Grae as well as to a son Tsakwe.

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