Christopher Sanders

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  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    It's been a long time coming, but Twista has finally been given the resources to generate an album worthy of his underrated talent. Off the momentum of the insanely popular Kanye West-produced "Slow Jamz," Twista delivers no less than a classic pr...

  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    John Legend's Get Lifted is a breath of fresh air in the sea of monotony that is R&B. With his Stevie Wonder meets Jay-Z sound, Legend distinguishes himself with writing that vividly captures the nuances of love, commitment, and struggle. On the u...

  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    The lead single from producer Alchemist's debut album, 1st Infantry, is the uncharacteristically formulaic "Hold You Down" featuring Prodigy, Illa Ghee, and Nina Sky. Musically, the song employs the same subtly grimy chords and percussion that hav...

  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    The title track of Martin Luther's sophomore album, Rebel Soul Music, is a dose of fun Eighties rock in the vein of ZZ Top, proving why he stands out from all the Andre 3000 wannabes the industry is currently throwing at us. Musically talented but...

  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    Using different languages and musical styles as vehicles, Lila Downs's new album, Una Sangre (One Blood), is an emotional journey undertaken to show us our similarities. While cultural exploration is undoubtedly her focus, poetic social commentary...

  • 12 years ago | Reviews

    On his contemporary jazz debut, Bone Deep, trombonist Jeff Bradshaw attempts to elevate his instrument from a dispensable novelty to a featured attraction. Guest singer Jill Scott's presence on the lead single, "Slide," helps tremendously: Supplyi...

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