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09.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
After a frequently exceptional run, Mariah Carey�s Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel closes with a flagrant vote of no-confidence in everything that came before it; a radio-baiting cover of the Foreigner power-balled �I Want to Know What Love Is� was apparently tacked on in a panic after the slow start of the album�s lead single, �Obsessed.� Of course, Carey hits the cover out of the park, but the vic...
03.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
While most R&B singers coast in the final minute or two of their songs, reciting established hooks until the fadeout, The-Dream saves his finest twists for these closing moments. Three-fourths of the way through "Sweat it Out," the closest the singer's new album, Love Vs Money, comes to a conventional slow jam, the spell breaks when The-Dream begins yelling, realizing that something isn't right. A...

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