Mary J. Blige has the same pain and grit in her voice of having lived a very full life as artists like Billie Holliday, Etta James and others. For a burgeoning hip-hop generation, Blige's voice and signature style of taking a hip-hop beat and adding her soulful vibe to it so changed the sound of mus ... More >>
Save the Last Dance trips the light fantastic while bridging the black-white racial divide.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
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