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Tag Archives: Contemporary R&B

Tinashe – Joyride


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? New r&b, poppy, features rappers Thoughts I like Tinashe, she’s got a style that’s kinda chilled out and there’s a certain genuineness to her music. Songs aren’t polished and the album flows kinda like a mixtape. More Info Listen! Youtube Spotify Schema Info Tinashe – Joyride Description: […]

Blood Orange – Freetown Sound


★★★★★ = Classic, essential listening What’s it sound like? Modern pop / R&B. Has a soulful well traveled hip vibe to it that incorporates elements of 80s synth funk. Thoughts Why a 5? This album was there for me in the hottest loneliest summer. It inspires hope fear and honesty. I’ll love it til I […]

Bryson Tiller – Trapsoul


★★☆☆☆ = Eh, fine What’s it sound like? Radio friendly trap / hip hop / r&b Thoughts Can skip this one, nothing interesting happening here. More Info Listen! Youtube Spotify

Mizan K – Dark Blue


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? Dark modern r&b Thoughts Basic recordings, it seems to be just piano, her and some production; typically a loop with a disconnected low-key vibe. She kind of mumble sings, like a stoned Alicia Keys, but what lacks in vocal range she makes up for in sincerity and memorable […]