A collaboration between South African label Mushroom Hour Half Hour and Total Refreshment Centre recordings, the project was recorded in Johannesburg, London and Dakar. The project includes the album, artwork, a fanzine and an experimental film made by South African filmmakers.
African Head Charge is a collaboration between master Jamaican percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah and English dub producer Adrian Sherwood, and a revolving cast of guest players. "A unique blend of polyrhythmic outernational sounds..."
Subtitled "Burning Spear Productions 1975-1979," the collection includes recordings for the Spear label that Burning Spear (Winston Rodney) set up himself, as an outlet for his own productions as well as other artists'. The compilation includes original vocal tracks, discomixes & dub versions by Burning Spear, and tracks by some of the other best musicians of the day.