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Jazz Lee Alston

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Jazz Lee Alston

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jazz Lee Alston
Producers:
Rhyme Cartel
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it an A

Part Billie Holiday, part Alice Walker, Alston reinvigorates the rap genre with sinuous, jazzy grooves and a feminist take on life in the ‘hood, replete with shockingly matter-of-fact tales of drug abuse and murder. ”Love…Never That” details the shooting death of Alston’s cousin, allegedly by her estranged husband, while the rapper was in the next room. Yet all is not so grim: Her frank raps on sex and masturbation relieve the tension — hers and ours.

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