Kashif [1983]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
Kashif burst onto the music scene with his Billboard R&B single "I Just Gotta Have You." His urgent delivery oozes with vibrancy accompanied by a poppin' rhythm arrangement and some solid change-ups. It peaked at number five after 20 weeks. "Stone Love" commissions a funky bassline and seductive background vocals which contrast Kashif's zealous intonations. The single topped off at 22. With its moderately aggressive rhythm, "Help Yourself to My Love" finds the Brooklyn native patiently cradling the lyric. This album has one good composition after another. Kashif's adamant deliveries are poisely contrasted by cooing background. Though there are no authentic string and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
Kashif burst onto the music scene with his Billboard R&B single "I Just Gotta Have You." His urgent delivery oozes with vibrancy accompanied by a poppin' rhythm arrangement and some solid change-ups. It peaked at number five after 20 weeks. "Stone Love" commissions a funky bassline and seductive background vocals which contrast Kashif's zealous intonations. The single topped off at 22. With its moderately aggressive rhythm, "Help Yourself to My Love" finds the Brooklyn native patiently cradling the lyric. This album has one good composition after another. Kashif's adamant deliveries are poisely contrasted by cooing background. Though there are no authentic string and horn ensemble, the fomer B.T. Express member gets optimal use of his sythnesizers and keybaords. This is an excellent debut.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/15/2012
  • Label: Funky Town Grooves
  • UPC: 851903003304
  • Catalog Number: 283

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kashif Primary Artist, Percussion, Piano, Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals, fender rhodes, Finger Snapping, DX-7, Mini Moog, Moog Bass
Freda Payne Finger Snapping
Kenny G Saxophone, Soloist
Lillo Thomas Background Vocals
B.J. Nelson Background Vocals
Tawatha Agee Background Vocals
Phillip Ballou Background Vocals
Bashiri Johnson Percussion
Wayne Brathwaite Bass
Michelle Cobbs Background Vocals
Robin Dunn Finger Snapping
Trevor Gale Drums
Evelyn "Champagne" King Background Vocals
Leslie Ming Drums
Andy Newmark Drums
Ralph Schuckett Keyboards
Ira Siegel Guitar
Fonzi Thornton Background Vocals
Brenda White Background Vocals
Roy Wooten Drums
Paul Lawrence Jones III fender rhodes
Latifa Background Vocals
Jeff Smith Saxophone, Soloist
Lala Vocals
Kevin Harewood Finger Snapping
Me'lisa Morgan Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Kashif Arranger, Composer, Producer
Larry Alexander Engineer
Chuck Ange Engineer
Michael Barbiero Engineer
Morrie Brown Producer
Steve Goldman Engineer
Alfonso Thornton Composer
Donn Davenport Art Direction
Paul Lawrence Jones III Composer
Maria Triana Mastering
Lala Composer
Tony Calvert Reissue Producer
Herb Powers Jr. Mastering
Randy Mahon Liner Notes
David Zarr Composer
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