Joan Morgan

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  • 10 years ago

    Don't get me wrong when I say I am the last person to get excited about a new Madonna album. I think the bitch—and I use the term in the universal spirit of concession that dope women and gay men make to the finest females of our species—...

  • 10 years ago

    Lil' Kim's fourth and finest album, Naked Truth, fulfills the tacit promise she made to female fans in 1995—when Junior Mafia dropped "Get Money" and an unknown BK shorty let loose with a flow so grimy and venomous it left us all open and hop...

  • 10 years ago

    Missy Elliott's escaped from Timba Land, and really, it's about damn time. Apologies in advance to all romantics, but this rapping-producing duo, whose status as one of the most innovative forces in contemporary hip-hop was cemented with '97's Sup...

  • 17 years ago

    R. Kelly's letting you know straight off the bat that he wants a lot for your money. The opening flap of his new double CD reads partially like mandate, partially like prayer. See this man, he implores. Know this man. Touch this man. Embrace this ...


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