A conversation with R&B’s Miguel

For singer-songwriter Miguel to create a straight-up R&B album, putting forth a specific creative vision that manages to transcend the hip-hop pop swill presently produced by his so-called R&B brethren, yet avoiding coming off as pretentious, is a crowning achievement. The fact that the 11-track project actually warrants Best of Year discussion is nearly a moot point. After operating on the underground R&B fringes with the poorly marketed and criminally overlooked Sure Thing in 2010, Kaleidoscope Dreamgoes for broke. While there are a couple of overly indulgent outings, Kaleidoscope Dream is a statement that Miguel has arrived.

Full interview at Exclaim.ca.


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