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Rolling Stone (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "His brand of soul is mannered, even elegant. And he's got range..."Spin (p.88) - "[M]ashing up Sunday-service passion and request-line soul. His voice leans on subtlety more than melisma, and his sound has a crisp live-band jump, rather than canned neo-soul static." - Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly (p.85) - "Like Ray Charles, Legend joins the spiritual and the secular in satisfying, sexy ways....Almost every tune seduces with catchy hooks and soulful singing..." - Grade: A-Q (p.121) - "[He has] a gift for writing crowd-pleasing songs, whether upbeat and funky or spare and introspective..."Uncut (p.132) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[H]e introduces some intriguing new variations on the retro R&B template....Jeff Buckely is surprisingly brought to mind in Legend's passionately fragile delivery."Vibe (p.144) - 5 discs out of 5 - "It's refreshing to hear a male vocalist who has enough talent to be more than a legend in his own mind."Mojo (Publisher) (p.63) - Ranked #43 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[L]ayering choral gospel on hip hop's brag in a style bowing to Stevie and Curtis."30.42849

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Rolling Stone (p.70) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] bigger, better follow-up, which blends lush, elegant band arrangements with stylish synth parts and cool samples."Rolling Stone (p.107) - Ranked #35 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "Legend goes from Nat 'King' Cole to Jeff Buckley on a dime."Spin (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like LIFTED, ONCE AGAIN offers a mesmerizing blend of canny sample science and Stevie Wonder live-band R&B."Entertainment Weekly (p.71) - "[Legend] conducts a songcraft master class....Musically, the CD is satisfying enough to ensure further Grammy acclaim." -- Grade: BQ (p.134) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's soulful..and brims with spiritual joy. It's luxurious."Q (p.120) - Ranked #49 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[A]n ideally poised crossover album."Vibe (p.166) - "Legend ups the ante musically....He's beginning to loosen up his vocals...honing his signature vibrato."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "His most impressive skill is echoing the laid-back charm of Bill Withers and the melodic instincts of Stevie Wonder..."24.34279

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Rolling Stone (p.125) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "With piano-flecked soul, lite funk and reggae, EVOLVER's tunes and arrangements are as impeccable as the cut of Legend's suits."Spin (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "EVOLVER proves that Legend remains one of R&B's most forward-looking craftsmen."Entertainment Weekly (p.62) - "Legend is still at his best when he plays to his voice's strengths with clean-cut ballads like 'Everybody Knows.'" -- Grade: B+Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "When he moves away from the more straightforward ballads, it's obvious that Legend's maverick side is still intact....He's reaching out to address more universal themes, and finding the music to match."24.34279

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Rolling Stone (p.70) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] bigger, better follow-up, which blends lush, elegant band arrangements with stylish synth parts and cool samples."Rolling Stone (p.107) - Ranked #35 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "Legend goes from Nat 'King' Cole to Jeff Buckley on a dime."Spin (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like LIFTED, ONCE AGAIN offers a mesmerizing blend of canny sample science and Stevie Wonder live-band R&B."Entertainment Weekly (p.71) - "[Legend] conducts a songcraft master class....Musically, the CD is satisfying enough to ensure further Grammy acclaim." -- Grade: BQ (p.134) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's soulful..and brims with spiritual joy. It's luxurious."Q (p.120) - Ranked #49 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[A]n ideally poised crossover album."Vibe (p.166) - "Legend ups the ante musically....He's beginning to loosen up his vocals...honing his signature vibrato."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "His most impressive skill is echoing the laid-back charm of Bill Withers and the melodic instincts of Stevie Wonder..."24.34279

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"[I]t works surprisingly well. Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac make a winning duo in the bawdy buddy road-trip picture SOUL MEN."USA Today "[T]he laughs build and you realize that Mac is pulling them out of some unseen top hat."Los Angeles Times "SOUL MEN is a raucous, rambling comedy....[T]he soundtrack of well-made soul covers and the cruder music of Mr. Jackson and Mr. Mac's foulmouthed one-upmanship provide a measure of satisfaction."New York Times "[Mac and Jackson] appear to be having a ball doing the musical numbers, which are infectious....[The film] manages to hit just enough of the right notes to serve as a respectable coda to Mac's legacy."Variety "[Mac and Jackson] appear to be having a ball doing the musical numbers, which are infectious....[The film] manages to hit enough of the right notes to serve as a respectable coda to Mac's legacy."Variety "SOUL MEN is a chance to salute these masters of mirth and music. Take it."Rolling Stone "This contemporary riff on THE SUNSHINE BOYS generally manages to succeed...thanks to the entertaining performance by Mac and co-star Samuel L. Jackson and its generous doses of raucous humor and sweet soul music."Hollywood Reporter21.65632

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"[I]t works surprisingly well. Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac make a winning duo in the bawdy buddy road-trip picture SOUL MEN."USA Today "[T]he laughs build and you realize that Mac is pulling them out of some unseen top hat."Los Angeles Times "SOUL MEN is a raucous, rambling comedy....[T]he soundtrack of well-made soul covers and the cruder music of Mr. Jackson and Mr. Mac's foulmouthed one-upmanship provide a measure of satisfaction."New York Times "[Mac and Jackson] appear to be having a ball doing the musical numbers, which are infectious....[The film] manages to hit just enough of the right notes to serve as a respectable coda to Mac's legacy."Variety "[Mac and Jackson] appear to be having a ball doing the musical numbers, which are infectious....[The film] manages to hit enough of the right notes to serve as a respectable coda to Mac's legacy."Variety "SOUL MEN is a chance to salute these masters of mirth and music. Take it."Rolling Stone "This contemporary riff on THE SUNSHINE BOYS generally manages to succeed...thanks to the entertaining performance by Mac and co-star Samuel L. Jackson and its generous doses of raucous humor and sweet soul music."Hollywood Reporter21.65632

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Rolling Stone (p.125) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "With piano-flecked soul, lite funk and reggae, EVOLVER's tunes and arrangements are as impeccable as the cut of Legend's suits."Spin (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "EVOLVER proves that Legend remains one of R&B's most forward-looking craftsmen."Entertainment Weekly (p.62) - "Legend is still at his best when he plays to his voice's strengths with clean-cut ballads like 'Everybody Knows.'" -- Grade: B+Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "When he moves away from the more straightforward ballads, it's obvious that Legend's maverick side is still intact....He's reaching out to address more universal themes, and finding the music to match."21.29994

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Rolling Stone - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] brilliantly conceived and executed album, reviving music from the nixon-era heyday of politically engaged R&B."Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "An admirably cocksure romp through Eugene McDaniels' 'Compared To What' ups the lyrical ante, with Legend bringing full-throated truth..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.51) - Ranked #48 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Legend's plaintive, gospelly cadences had a previously absent edginess."Paste (magazine) - "The album is organic and opulent, with a heart of diamonds a lush sound to match, and it delivers exactly what it promises: consciousness-raising tracks from spiritual-soul all-stars..."Clash (magazine) - "[A] soulful reimagining of 60's and 70's urban protest songs....The concept of political awareness reigns supreme..."21.29994

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Rolling Stone - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] brilliantly conceived and executed album, reviving music from the nixon-era heyday of politically engaged R&B."Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "An admirably cocksure romp through Eugene McDaniels' 'Compared To What' ups the lyrical ante, with Legend bringing full-throated truth..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.51) - Ranked #48 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Legend's plaintive, gospelly cadences had a previously absent edginess."Paste (magazine) - "The album is organic and opulent, with a heart of diamonds a lush sound to match, and it delivers exactly what it promises: consciousness-raising tracks from spiritual-soul all-stars..."Clash (magazine) - "[A] soulful reimagining of 60's and 70's urban protest songs....The concept of political awareness reigns supreme..."18.39155

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Rolling Stone - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] brilliantly conceived and executed album, reviving music from the nixon-era heyday of politically engaged R&B."Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "An admirably cocksure romp through Eugene McDaniels' 'Compared To What' ups the lyrical ante, with Legend bringing full-throated truth..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.51) - Ranked #48 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Legend's plaintive, gospelly cadences had a previously absent edginess."Paste (magazine) - "The album is organic and opulent, with a heart of diamonds a lush sound to match, and it delivers exactly what it promises: consciousness-raising tracks from spiritual-soul all-stars..."Clash (magazine) - "[A] soulful reimagining of 60's and 70's urban protest songs....The concept of political awareness reigns supreme..."18.2571

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Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nozuka's soulful tendencies win out, on a series of songs that at their best conjure the influence of Terry Callier and John Legend."0.4922682

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Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nozuka's soulful tendencies win out, on a series of songs that at their best conjure the influence of Terry Callier and John Legend."0.4922682

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Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nozuka's soulful tendencies win out, on a series of songs that at their best conjure the influence of Terry Callier and John Legend."0.4922682

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Rolling Stone (p.66) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lupe's beats run from Nineties buoyancy to driving rap rock, but his most exciting tracks are operatic brawlers that give his athletic, whiplash flow and rich imagination room to move."Spin (p.77) - "[The] album fuses the seething, political rap of the underground with the motivational, occasionally emo fist-pumping that's been at the top of the charts..."Entertainment Weekly (p.75) - "Murky rock cut 'State Run Radio' ridicules the repetitive nature of the airwaves, while the haunting 'All Black Everything' creates a fantasy world where negative isms don't even exist." -- Grade: A-Paste (magazine) - "'Break the Chain' is straight soft-techno and John Legend adds raw charisma to 'Never Forget You'..."0.3805905

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Rolling Stone (p.80) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Big-name guests like Nas and John Legend accentuate Fiona's strengths instead of overshadowing them, a testament to her supreme confidence."Billboard (p.36) - "Fiona is singing up a storm on THE MF LIFE, delivering a welcome big voice to perhaps fill in the void of recent departures like Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse."0.3516202

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Rolling Stone (p.194) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Cassidy shows off impressive command on cuts like 'I Get My Paper' and the John Legend-assisted 'Celebrate,' both head-noddable tracks whose R&B hooks and smooth rhymes make them big, passive pleasures."Entertainment Weekly (p.104) - "[T]here's something to be said for an emcee who's at home both on bangers and a soulful reverie..." -- Grade: B+Vibe (p.94) - "This is emo-rap with a gospel shellac..."0.2812961

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Rolling Stone (p.66) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lupe's beats run from Nineties buoyancy to driving rap rock, but his most exciting tracks are operatic brawlers that give his athletic, whiplash flow and rich imagination room to move."Spin (p.77) - "[The] album fuses the seething, political rap of the underground with the motivational, occasionally emo fist-pumping that's been at the top of the charts..."Entertainment Weekly (p.75) - "Murky rock cut 'State Run Radio' ridicules the repetitive nature of the airwaves, while the haunting 'All Black Everything' creates a fantasy world where negative isms don't even exist." -- Grade: A-Paste (magazine) - "'Break the Chain' is straight soft-techno and John Legend adds raw charisma to 'Never Forget You'..."0.2461341

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Rolling Stone (p.72) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he head-blasting instrumentals here are the stuff that makes glassy-eyed bass fiends growl 'siiiiiiick.'"Spin (p.73) - "Katy B leads a formidable guest list of vocalists and justifies her rising-star status via the seductive 'Perfect Stranger.'"Mojo (Publisher) (p.109) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[They] couple dubstep's trademark juddering basslines and paranoid atmospherics to trancey keys...and Pendulum-like anthems."Clash (magazine) - "Miss Dynamite's 'Fire' is as kinetic as any floor filler at dubstep's altar, club night FWD>>."Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Between the deft pop maneuvers of 'I Need Air' and the eviscerating scree of 'K Dance', MAGNETIC MAN even boasts a few eureka moments."0.19015

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Rolling Stone (p.72) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he head-blasting instrumentals here are the stuff that makes glassy-eyed bass fiends growl 'siiiiiiick.'"Spin (p.73) - "Katy B leads a formidable guest list of vocalists and justifies her rising-star status via the seductive 'Perfect Stranger.'"Mojo (Publisher) (p.109) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[They] couple dubstep's trademark juddering basslines and paranoid atmospherics to trancey keys...and Pendulum-like anthems."Clash (magazine) - "Miss Dynamite's 'Fire' is as kinetic as any floor filler at dubstep's altar, club night FWD>>."Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Between the deft pop maneuvers of 'I Need Air' and the eviscerating scree of 'K Dance', MAGNETIC MAN even boasts a few eureka moments."0.1680705

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Entertainment Weekly (p.71) - "CRUEL SUMMER is a posse album struck in West's image, full of the same idiosyncratic bombast that has fueled his biggest hits." -- Grade: A-0.1663813

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Rolling Stone (No. 975, p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[H]is sixth and best disc....[Kanye] West is the producer Common has been waiting for all of his career: He makes Common both catchier and edgier at the same time..."Spin (p.63) - Ranked #17 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "Bathed in throwback soul and lively drums, Common suddenly sounded like the seer he'd always hoped he was."Spin (p.102) - "[With] '70s-soul string samples, store-front-church piano tinkling, chipmunk gospel vocal hooks....Common's remarkably hungry raps push it along." - Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly (No. 821/822, p.136) - "[T]he marriage of [Common's] conscious rhymes to [Kanye] West's gritty, boho-inflected production boasts more organic freshness than a Whole Foods Market..." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[The record] offers a rich jukebox of gospel-tinged R&B flavours over which Common scatters his gems."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "BE succeeds through its sense of focus and poignancy."Paste (magazine) - "The soul and jazz-loop landscapes the producers set Common against highlight his classic, laidback flow..."0.1344564

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Uncut (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Will-I-Am's production is gliding yet hard, blasting off with 'Pulp Fiction' Dick Dale guitar, and giving contemporary bounce to '80s synth beats."0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.119) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This time, he's more imperious, kicking back like he has nothing to prove....On 'Kingdom Come' and 'Trouble,' Jay is just dominant."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "Jay-Z's coolly virtuosic delivery is irresistible....[With] stellar cuts..." -- Grade: B0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.119) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This time, he's more imperious, kicking back like he has nothing to prove....On 'Kingdom Come' and 'Trouble,' Jay is just dominant."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "Jay-Z's coolly virtuosic delivery is irresistible....[With] stellar cuts..." -- Grade: B0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.119) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This time, he's more imperious, kicking back like he has nothing to prove....On 'Kingdom Come' and 'Trouble,' Jay is just dominant."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "Jay-Z's coolly virtuosic delivery is irresistible....[With] stellar cuts..." -- Grade: B0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's no replicating Green's heaven-sent voice. On slow-jams like 'Too Much,' Green's instrument is in remarkable fettle, gliding from burly lower-register growls to an ethereal falsetto."Spin (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "LAY IT DOWN makes it clear that Green's devotion to the primacy of his music's groove has only deepened with age."Living Blues - "[Green] is in typically breathtaking form throughout, his improvised, passion-filled turns of phrase and leaps of register rife with wondrous delight."Record Collector (magazine) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Sounding as sweet as ever as he sashays into his 60s....[T]he sparse contributions of the Dap-King horns make pleasing ripples..."0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his West London homegirl's perspective is etched in her husky singing, fleet-tongued rapping and wised-up lyrics."Q (Magazine) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's quality urban pop that achieves its goal..."0.1344564

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Spin (p.28) - Ranked #38 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2009" -- "Ross emerged from the virtual scrum with a vicious, glamorous mound of defiance."Billboard (p.63) - "For the first time, Ross has a sound as rich and lustful as his expertly furnished persona."0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[H]e mostly keeps things gritty...hardscrabble stories, in a voice big and brassy enough to be heard 20 blocks away."0.1344564

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Rolling Stone (No. 988, p.120) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...[D]ark, rock-schooled beats...brassy rhymes...sleek boom-bap, complete with agitated pop choruses and deft instrumental ornamentation...."Spin (p.107) - "Linkin Park's cofrontman releases a surprisingly respectable emo-rap album exec-produced by Jay-Z..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (No. 852, p.81) - "...Flowing like eminem on Ambien, he blows up about the state of the world over brittle hip-hop beats..." - Grade: BUncut (p.112) - 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] credible slab of tough, organic hip hop, bound to please fans of Linkin Park and Eminem alike."0.1176493

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