Love Me Back Jazmine Sullivan never really needed to be wanted. If boys didn’t like her, fine — she’d just calmly bust their car windows with a baseball… Love Me Back Jazmine Sullivan never really needed to be wanted. If boys didn’t like her, fine — she’d just calmly bust their car windows with a baseball… 2010-11-30 Jazmine Sullivan R&B
Music Review

Love Me Back (2010)

DON'T MAKE HER WAIT Jazmine Sullivan
Image credit: J Records
DON'T MAKE HER WAIT Jazmine Sullivan
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Nov 30, 2010; Lead Performance: Jazmine Sullivan; Genre: R&B

Jazmine Sullivan never really needed to be wanted. If boys didn’t like her, fine — she’d just calmly bust their car windows with a baseball bat. But now the Philly singer’s begging America to Love Me Back, and these warm soul tracks and two-Gucci-
handkerchief ballads make it difficult not to. True to her nickname ''Mini MJB'' (as in, Mary J. Blige), she’s the best kind of R&B paradox: the vulnerable diva. B+

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Originally posted Nov 24, 2010 Published in issue #1131 Dec 03, 2010 Order article reprints
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