Mtume Salaam

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Without the vaguest intention of making a career of it, Mtume Salaam got his first record store job at the age of 17. Since then he has been involved in the music business in various capacities, from…
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Without the vaguest intention of making a career of it, Mtume Salaam got his first record store job at the age of 17. Since then he has been involved in the music business in various capacities, from record sales manager to major label sales rep. to music journalist and editor. A native of New Orleans, he now lives in Northern California with his wife and son.

Desert Island List:

Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Miles Davis - Filles de Kilimanjaro

Marvin Gaye - Here, My Dear

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You

Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

Ice Cube - Death Certificate

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread

Sinead O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got

Outkast - ATLiens

Prince - Sign O' The Times

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Run D.M.C. - Run D.M.C.

War - All Day Music

Stevie Wonder - Fulfillingness' First Finale