At 26, Londoner Lianne La Havas easily has more musical chops than most musicians twice her age.
As anyone currently failing high-school French will be utterly incapable of telling you, La Bagatelle Magique translates into “The Magic Trifle”. Or something like that.
For Public Enemy, wisdom truly has come with age.
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The not-exactly prolific rapper-producer delivers a few likely future classics
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While seemingly an odd choice for an album title, it’s indicative of the classic-soul approach applied to the outstanding introductory effort.
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It is difficult to pinpoint when, exactly, Muse became a stupendous joke.
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