By Cheo Tyehimba
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:40 AM EDT

Denials, Delusions and Decisions

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  • Music

Why is it that when an R&B diva debuts these days, critics are quick to hail her ”the Ella Fitzgerald of hip-hop!” or employ some other blasphemous hyperbole? Philly-bred Wright, who cut her teeth with the Roots, is no Fitzgerald, but she has an authentic sound. She distills vulnerability and ghetto bluntness through her clean jazzy alto to create potent cuts like ”Self Love” and ”I Don’t Know.”

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Denials, Delusions and Decisions

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  • Music
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