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Living Blues (1-2/96, p.70) - "...Shirley Brown is one of the hottest, most polished soul/blues queens in a growing field..."56.98044

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.56) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (6/25/92, p.41) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...state-of-the-art soul pop...sonically gorgeous...her most mature music yet...the album's sure, smooth funk confirms that among blue-eyed soulsisters, she ranks high..."Spin (7/92, p.75) - Highly RecommendedQ (1/93, p.72) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Q (5/92, p.79) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...a consistent blend of artistry and popular appeal...has the austere beauty of early Eurythmics..."Musician (7/92, p.97) - "...a fairly bold experiment..."New York Times (Publisher) (9/11/92, p.C24) - "...On her first solo album, she emerges as a more vulnerable flesh-and-blood singer and songwriter still working around the edges of pop-soul..."26.66358

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.56) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (6/25/92, p.41) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...state-of-the-art soul pop...sonically gorgeous...her most mature music yet...the album's sure, smooth funk confirms that among blue-eyed soulsisters, she ranks high..."Spin (7/92, p.75) - Highly RecommendedQ (1/93, p.72) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Q (5/92, p.79) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...a consistent blend of artistry and popular appeal...has the austere beauty of early Eurythmics..."Musician (7/92, p.97) - "...a fairly bold experiment..."New York Times (Publisher) (9/11/92, p.C24) - "...On her first solo album, she emerges as a more vulnerable flesh-and-blood singer and songwriter still working around the edges of pop-soul..."26.66358

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Entertainment Weekly (11/12/99, p.83) - "...pop-diva passionate on smartly reworked classics....She even holds her own alongside the mighty Al Green on 'To Sir, With Love'..." - Rating: B9.653476

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Rolling Stone (8/3/00, pp.55-6) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Barely half the songs are mere vocal showcases. Divas being divas, it's no surprise that the album's standouts include most of the tracks she didn;t compose...[but] the album bodes well for her songwriting future..."Entertainment Weekly (7/7/00, p.130) - "...Despite a penchant for souled-out cliches...[the] scorching ballads...and the hip-hop 'Like You Do'...demonstrate a welcome un-diva-like approachability." - Rating: BThe Source (7/00, p.216) - "...Kelly shows signs of a diva in waiting, taking more control of her feelings and her relationships..."7.612902

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Vibe (2/95, p.88) - "...One of the yummiest pop soul confections you're likely to hear this season....Moore's tangy, ingratiating soprano is...more than a little evocative of that delicately sensuous diva Diana Ross..."0.3661308

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Rolling Stone (p.69) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he 23-year-old diva plays a little nicer, adhering to the Mary J. Blige school of gritty, nuanced hip-hop soul."0.3287077

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.123) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] hybrid of funk, soul and heavy rock....Her uber-diva howl is a perfect match for the heavy riffage of 'Problem' and 'Tax Exile'..."0.3287077

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Entertainment Weekly (12/19/97, p.78) - "...Cardwell reemerges as a leading dance diva on her second album....Joy is exactly what Joi brings to her infectious dance music." - Rating: B+0.3080953

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Alternative Press (12/99, p.107) - "...catchy-as-herpes synth pop with soul-diva vocals. Alison Moyet's gritty, white0chick-sounds-like-black-man voice contrasted wonderfully with [Vince] Clarke's post-Depeche Mode toytown melodies..."0.2817495

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Down Beat (p.54) - "Young brings a jittery, caffeinated edge to her singing that deepens the tension present in songs..."Living Blues (p.43) - "The ever-ebullient soul and blues diva Zora Young proves a catalyst for a triumphant reunion of Sunnyland Slim's crack unit, the Big Four..."0.2817495

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Spin (5/00, p.161) - "...[She] testifies over organ-dampened funk in the spirit of Gil Scott-Heron and the Last Poets....As much performance artist as soul diva..."Mojo (Publisher) (8/02, p.120) - "...A fascinating period-piece of placard-funk."g0.2817495

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Alternative Press (12/99, p.107) - "...catchy-as-herpes synth pop with soul-diva vocals. Alison Moyet's gritty, white0chick-sounds-like-black-man voice contrasted wonderfully with [Vince] Clarke's post-Depeche Mode toytown melodies..."0.2817495

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Spin (5/00, p.161) - "...[She] testifies over organ-dampened funk in the spirit of Gil Scott-Heron and the Last Poets....As much performance artist as soul diva..."Mojo (Publisher) (8/02, p.120) - "...A fascinating period-piece of placard-funk."g0.2817495

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Entertainment Weekly (2/18/00, p.86) - "...She embraces spirituality amd monogamy, dressing her love-child lyrics in cool beats and misty melodies....making it clear that true soul stems from the heart..." - Rating: B+Q (3/00, pp.102-4) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...confident, thoughtful Erykah Badu-style philosophising over a confluence of dreaminess and spirituality, spacy electronics and ethnic sounds, futuristic funk and night-club jazz....never less than beguiling."Muzik (4/00, p.106) - 5 out of 5 - "...Miss Larrieux has more variety [than Badu, Hill et al.] and will not be pushed into the next 'nu-soul diva' category....Amel's style is totally unique, devastatingly interesting and extremely innovative."Vibe (3/00, p.212) - "...she takes it to the old-school with this rhapsodic, jazzed-out offering....With talent like Larrieux's anything is possible....After this solo comeback, we should all be true believers."Melody Maker (3/14/00, p.53) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "Silky, slinky, soulful....Quite lovely in places..."0.2764193

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Entertainment Weekly (5/31/96, p.61) - "Monifah attempts to establish herself in the Mary J. Blige mold of R&B/hip-hop divas....Some of the material falls flat, but all in all MOODS...MOMENTS is a very promising debut." - Rating: BVibe (9/96, p.210) - "...an old soul....Monifah is always in command of her most intoxicating gift: That Voice. Breezy and wistful one moment, all muscle the next....The entire album is poised to dominate the airwaves..."0.2347912

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Entertainment Weekly (p.p.79) - "Rihanna's tangy tremolo is unmistakably reminiscent of early hip-hop-soul divas Monica and SWV's Coko....A thrilling throwback to more than a decade ago."Uncut (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] shiny, trans-atlantic blend of Europop vim, R&B grit and Caribbean bounce."Vibe (p.69) - "[A]n adventurous reinvention....Rihanna's strength still lies in uptempo numbers..."0.2347912

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Entertainment Weekly (p.p.79) - "Rihanna's tangy tremolo is unmistakably reminiscent of early hip-hop-soul divas Monica and SWV's Coko....A thrilling throwback to more than a decade ago."Uncut (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] shiny, trans-atlantic blend of Europop vim, R&B grit and Caribbean bounce."Vibe (p.69) - "[A]n adventurous reinvention....Rihanna's strength still lies in uptempo numbers..."0.2347912

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Spin (p.84) - "Lady T comes equipped with as loud and unguarded a voice as any soul diva."Uncut (9/03, p.123) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...On this absolute jewel of a record, Teena Marie redefined the boundaries of female pop..."Uncut (9/03, p.123) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...On this absolute jewel of a record, Teena Marie redefined the boundaries of female pop..."0.2347912

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Entertainment Weekly (p.p.79) - "Rihanna's tangy tremolo is unmistakably reminiscent of early hip-hop-soul divas Monica and SWV's Coko....A thrilling throwback to more than a decade ago."Uncut (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] shiny, trans-atlantic blend of Europop vim, R&B grit and Caribbean bounce."Vibe (p.69) - "[A]n adventurous reinvention....Rihanna's strength still lies in uptempo numbers..."0.2347912

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Entertainment Weekly (p.p.79) - "Rihanna's tangy tremolo is unmistakably reminiscent of early hip-hop-soul divas Monica and SWV's Coko....A thrilling throwback to more than a decade ago."Uncut (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] shiny, trans-atlantic blend of Europop vim, R&B grit and Caribbean bounce."Vibe (p.69) - "[A]n adventurous reinvention....Rihanna's strength still lies in uptempo numbers..."0.2347912

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Village Voice (3/1/94, p.5) - Ranked #31 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.Stereo Review (3/93, p.83) - "...reason to rejoice: The sultry British-Nigerian diva is back in excellent style...Sade is intoxicating...this girl sizzles..."NME (Magazine) (11/28/92, p.29) - 7 - Very Good - "...a fine album... the songs drift by and have proper tunes and neat arrangements...a good thing in a wicked world and, quite literally, the soul of subtlety..."0.2346118

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Rolling Stone (2/23/95, p.74) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...When [Anita Baker] wraps her voice around an intelligent lyric, her smoky contralto has few equals....Her artistry demands serious, repeated listening, and on the original songs presented on RHYTHM, she delivers..."Entertainment Weekly (9/16/94, p.120) - "...Diva is a word too often used lightly. It may be safely applied here..." - Rating: A-0.2062608

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Village Voice (3/1/94, p.5) - Ranked #31 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.Stereo Review (3/93, p.83) - "...reason to rejoice: The sultry British-Nigerian diva is back in excellent style...Sade is intoxicating...this girl sizzles..."NME (Magazine) (11/28/92, p.29) - 7 - Very Good - "...a fine album... the songs drift by and have proper tunes and neat arrangements...a good thing in a wicked world and, quite literally, the soul of subtlety..."0.187833

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Rolling Stone (pp.98-99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] voice suggest a warmer, less weird Macy Gray, and she uses it without a hint of diva showiness on breezy, sometimes sleepy songs..."Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Rae's an attractive neo-soul songbird with a caressing voice that's got an adorable Macy Gray-esque croak."Q (p.124) - Ranked #12 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[Her] eponymous debut album immediately stood out."0.187833

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Uncut (p.109) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he switch from poppy New Orleans grooves to fully blown diva is well captured on this 19-track collection."Living Blues (p.78) - "Thomas was in her prime when these recordings were made....If you're an Irma Thomas fan, or a fan of southern soul, this is essential listening."No Depression (pp.120-121) - "Thomas' voice, rich with that unmistakable yet intangible deep-soul quality, proves to be a versatile instrument comfortable expressing devotion, defeat, or defiance, depending on the role she's playing..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.118) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[With ] some of Thomas's most expressive vocal performances; both strident and self-assured on 'She'll Never Be Your Wife', fueled with burning anguish and hair-pulling frustration on 'Wish Someone Would Care'..."0.1861897

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Rolling Stone (10/16/97, pp.108-110) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...SWV's diva croons and tight, soul-heavy harmonies cut a killer track....Even in their ultraproduced hip-hop jams, SWV are true to their R&B roots, i.e., they're obsessed with romance..."Entertainment Weekly (8/15/97, p.74) - "...this third effort finds the sistas lifting their voices with rollicking dexterity and torchy soul, returning to what got them their multi-platinum status..." - Rating: B+Vibe (10/97, p.170) - "...Throughout RELEASE SOME TENSION, they alternate aggressive-submissive sentiments more than Mike Tyson did during his marraige to Robin Givens....[T]his album could seduce for days with the simple power of the groove..."Rap Pages (10/97, p.98) - "...Armed with a warehouse full of production firepower...TENSION shows an insurable amount of accord between the artists and producers..."0.1861897

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Rolling Stone (10/16/97, pp.108-110) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...SWV's diva croons and tight, soul-heavy harmonies cut a killer track....Even in their ultraproduced hip-hop jams, SWV are true to their R&B roots, i.e., they're obsessed with romance..."Entertainment Weekly (8/15/97, p.74) - "...this third effort finds the sistas lifting their voices with rollicking dexterity and torchy soul, returning to what got them their multi-platinum status..." - Rating: B+Vibe (10/97, p.170) - "...Throughout RELEASE SOME TENSION, they alternate aggressive-submissive sentiments more than Mike Tyson did during his marraige to Robin Givens....[T]his album could seduce for days with the simple power of the groove..."Rap Pages (10/97, p.98) - "...Armed with a warehouse full of production firepower...TENSION shows an insurable amount of accord between the artists and producers..."0.1861897

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Spin (12/95, p.62) - Ranked #8 on Spin's list of the `20 Best Albums Of '95.'Spin (11/95, p.120) - 9 - Near Perfect - "...the triumphant tortoise, the musical depth-of-field that shouts `band practice'....The drugs are definitely swallowed with syrupy-sweet cocktails this time out....Manning's torch diva turns...nestle into a winking popadelic hybrid..."Option (3-4/96, p.122) - "...they carry off the simple melancholy of their songs with the courageous, well-adjusted heart that mirrors our own best qualities..."0.1743644

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Rolling Stone (12/11/97, pp.75-76) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...The production throughout is a cunning rehash of hip-hop and pop cliches....it's well-made music to Stairmaster to, and by that standard the whole thing works rather well..."Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #37 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."Melody Maker (11/8/97, p.51) - "...inspired combination of a zeitgeist-grabbing image and soul-tinging songs that unexpectedly came alive when a bolt of lightning--or in this case fame--caused the beast to start thinking for itself....equal parts retro cool and mainstream gloss..."0.1717577

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