Monica, ‘New Life’ (RCA)
Release Date: April 10, 2012
Themed around her recent marriage and showcasing a new Brandy duet, snoozy ballad set plays it sluggishly safe.
“I like the view from on top,” Kelela taunts on the ghostly trap-noir track “Gomenasai” off of the new Hallucinogen EP, her voice floating higher until it disappears like a loosed balloon into a cloud of synths. It must feel nice up there: The Los Angeles singer has been gunning for the peak so hard that she wrote her 2013… More »