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Acoustic Soul Maybe it's the millennial thing, but more and more artists are emerging with a self-affirming bent. On her first single, ''Video,'' she testifies, ''I'm...Acoustic SoulR&B Maybe it's the millennial thing, but more and more artists are emerging with a self-affirming bent. On her first single, ''Video,'' she testifies, ''I'm...2001-03-30
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Acoustic Soul

Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: India.Arie; Producer (group): Motown Records

Maybe it’s the millennial thing, but more and more artists are emerging with a self-affirming bent. On her first single, ”Video,” she testifies, ”I’m not the average girl from your video/And I ain’t built like a supermodel/ But I learned to love myself unconditionally/Because I am a queen.” In this way, her balmy soul stylings and positive lyrics illuminate the entire album. Tracks like ”Strength, Courage and Wisdom,” ”Brown Skin,” and ”Beautiful” just may stir you to put a flower in your hair. A

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