Another Round (2010) 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… 2010-02-09 Jaheim R&B
Music Review

Another Round (2010)

Jaheim | AIN'T LEAVING WITHOUT HIM Jaheim
AIN'T LEAVING WITHOUT HIM Jaheim
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Feb 09, 2010; Lead Performance: Jaheim; Genre: R&B

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+

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

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Originally posted Feb 03, 2010 Published in issue #1089-1090 Feb 12, 2010 Order article reprints