K. Michelle’s 2012 mixtape 0 F*cks Given detailed her piques and pains with a specificity and vocal dexterity befitting mentor R. Kelly at his secular, pre-revivalist peak but without his impersonal use of artifice. The dissonance between title and content is not rooted in the self-delusion that Ms. Michelle’s reality show, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, frequently exploits. Rather than feigning implacability, 0 F*cks asserts a defiant, radical vulnerability, as intimated on the bare-all cover photograph.
Tue., Feb. 19, 8 p.m., 2013
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