For a genre that's been declared dead a dozen times over, hip hop had a pretty good (if splintered) decade.
Fans of R&B singer Anthony Hamilton's excellent 2003 album, Comin' From Where I'm From, should note that Rhino Records is putting out Hamilton's shelved album Soulife, which the singer started recording in '99 for L.A.'s Soulife Records. When the label folded, the record went down with it. The r ... More >>
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