A little over a month ago we revealed that we’d be rolling out a brand new Genius feature; one that would coincide with our 2nd anniversary (August 1) and our concrete vow to highlight the best (and sometimes worst) of music and entertainment.
Of course, it’s none other than Philadelphian vocal empress, Jazmine Sullivan, to usher in our latest effort–Hidden Gems. Bearing an unmarred, rasp-coated set of pipes and a sass gifted only to those destined to entertain, one would consider it standard to have Sullivan and artists like her at the top of the chain….not so much. Nonetheless, the seasoned rookie managed to deliver two quality records through J Records; Fearless in 2008 and Love Me Back in 2010.
Continue below to see which one cherished today’s Hidden Gem…
Moving, vocally-impressive and understandably vulnerable; “Famous” is the bold, beautiful and theatric standout, lifted from ‘Love Me‘. The cut was written and produced by Sullivan and No I.D., and acts as a curtain call at the last half of the rhapsodic album, which SPIN dubs “a vintage Apollo headlining gig.”
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