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For Pleasure

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For Pleasure

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Omar
Producers:
Loud, RCA

We gave it a B+

Omar braids subtle sambas, rare grooves, and funk rhythms with jazz harmonies that recall mid-’70s Stevie Wonder on For Pleasure. The guest rappers aren’t worthy, but Omar’s lyrics are: sophisticated reflections on London’s social woes. It’s a complex yet danceable sound, heads above the bump and grind of contemporary R&B. B+

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