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Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer is her ‘Fuck You’ Album

I knew that Dirty Computer would be Janelle Monáe’s Fuck You album. After the first two singles, I knew it! The Fuck You album is the album that is…

#RIPPapaWemba

#RIPPrince

A snippet of the genius of Thelonious Monk

I heard about Thelonious Monk from Nina Simone. I speak of her like she’s my girl, I know and in another world, she probably would have been. Because…

What happened, Miss Simone?

Nina Simone is able to stand upon a shadowed stage, take in all light and then return that luminescence to her audience in opulent, pulsating rays. At other times and with no seeming reluctance she rejects the audience, rejects their physical fact, rejects their loyalty, rejects their devotion. What formed this puzzle? What further convolutes this complexity? “America!”

Alicia Keys performs with SWV, TLC and En Vogue. #SundayJam

There is something about 90s R&B. Perhaps a staying power? Or is it just me being nostalgic? Whatever it is, 90s R&B was so eloquently carried by girl…

Patti La Belle. Lady Marmalade. Live on Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special. #SundayJam

It’s been a while since I gave some time to the godmother of soul,  Ms. Patti La Belle. I recently watched a recording of the concert: In Performance at the White House…

Jill Scott. He Loves Me. Live (with Sweet Strings). #SundayJam

Luther Vandross. A House Is Not A Home. #SundayJam

D’Angelo’s Sugah Daddy from #BlackMessiah. What a jam!

I was so excited when D’Angelo’s latest album, Black Messiah, dropped early this month I was positively squealing. I have missed his sound terribly. Kinda like the way I miss Lauryn Hill’s…

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