Reviews // 5 Articles
The Best Rhythm and Blues of 2011
8 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
It's an interesting time to be a fan of R&B. These are commendable examples of artists continuing to push R&B into the 21st century, while also respecting and exploring its roots.
The Best R&B of 2009
16 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM
In this increasingly stratified musical climate, only a handful of albums revealed sound artistic strides while meeting critical and commercial success. Here is the very best of 2009, a year where some of the brightest luster shone from the hidden gems.
Trombone Shorty: For True
11 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM
If Lenny Kravitz came out of the New Orleans brass band scene ...
Ledisi: Pieces of Me
31 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM
The mechanical drum machine that counts out the beat works as a martial aid as Ledisi marches into a better world where she can be her real, beautiful self.