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Street Love

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Young R&B crooner Lloyd has a lot going for him: fresh-faced looks, a clean tenor that echoes early Michael Jackson, and one of the most charming songs on the radio. ”You” is a Spandau Ballet-sampling soul-pop stunner that features a typically scene-stealing verse from Lil Wayne. The track opens Street Love, Lloyd’s sophomore disc, and ends it (there’s an exuberant remix featuring Nas and OutKast’s AndrĂ© 3000). Unfortunately, in between, Lloyd’s talents are adrift on an ocean of samey slow jams. B-