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Dawn

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Dawn

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Dawn Robinson
Producers:
Atlantic

We gave it a B

At its most shimmering, the long-in-the-works solo debut from the former En Vogue and Lucy Pearl diva incorporates the best of both acts. The R&B effortlessly shoop-shoops with simmering beats and the occasional raw guitar (”Set It Off” should be a hit), and Robinson’s stance is more aggressive, as she dresses down scrubs and asks another to stick around for the sake of their baby. But at its limpest, Dawn is merely a thinking man’s Mariah Carey album. B

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