I’ve been away for a while working on two more reviews for BlackGrooves.org. After they gave me the top spot on last month’s page for my Roots Review, I got a hold of some fun projects this time: the new lil Wayne release and a new documentary about Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. BlackGrooves will post their July-August issue sometime next week. Their page is not equipped for comments at this point, but feel free to hit the comments here if you’d like to leave feedback.
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Thanks to the online periodical blackgrooves.org, I just discovered new artist Kevin Michael. His (still fairly new) CD features collaborations with Lupe Fiasco, Wyclef Jean, Q-Tip, and Akil Dasan. On the heels of John Legend’s recent success, this R&B crooner is going to look at first glance like he’s posing to ride that wave. But listen carefully:
Yes, Michael draws on the new-soul/acoustic r&b movement, but he’s developing sounds and relationships of his own as well…
Look for my review of Erykah Badu‘s new CD in next month’s issue of BlackGrooves.