… with all my heart I despise such American R&B nonsense BUT some of the artists are 100% musicians, oozing talent from each pore of their more or less dark skins. One of the very few musicians in that usually plasticky genre I can tolerate and even adore to some extent is the great Alicia Keys.
And it’s live situations in small, intimate settings – like the NPR Tiny Desk Concerts – where she really shines and proves herself.
In the business since 17 million years, still looks like a teenager.
/me <– green with jealousy