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Music Review: 'Guru's Jazzmatazz: StreetSoul'

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Guru's Jazzmatazz: Streetsoul

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season

We gave it a B

By now, we’ve all heard rap-jazz-soul fusion, and Guru’s Jazzmatazz: Streetsoul lacks the thrill of the new its predecessors possessed. Still, Guru knows how to do sophisticated, refined soul, and when his gravelly bass mingles with Erykah Badu’s floating sigh on ”Plenty,” or he and the Roots get politically funky on ”Lift Your Fist,” innovation suddenly takes a backseat to old-fashioned groove. B