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Another Round

Another RoundFans of the late Teddy Pendergrass would do well to check out the latest from Jaheim, whose style recalls Pendergrass' growly sensitivity. Another...Another RoundR&BFans of the late Teddy Pendergrass would do well to check out the latest from Jaheim, whose style recalls Pendergrass' growly sensitivity. Another...2010-02-03
Jaheim | AIN'T LEAVING WITHOUT HIM Jaheim

AIN'T LEAVING WITHOUT HIM Jaheim

B+

Another Round

Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: Jaheim; Status: In Season

Fans of the late Teddy Pendergrass would do well to check out the latest from Jaheim, whose style recalls Pendergrass’ growly sensitivity. Another Round’s charms take time to unspool, but like an experienced lover, he knows that the journey is as important as the destination, so he never stints on the fine-grain detail. ”Girl, your kiss is just like caramel,” he sings on ”Closer.” ”Smooth like ice cream straight from Carvel.” B+

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Retro-soul delight Ain't Leavin' Without You at myspace.com
Slow jam Closer at amazon.com

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Originally posted February 3 2010 — 12:00 AM EST

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