Jessica Nelson

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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    It's three suburban white girls doin' hip-hop like the Beastie Boys -- only better. That's the first thing I said to someone after hearing Northern State's four-song, already-out-of-print EP Hip Hop You Haven't Heard last summer, and I'm not chang...

  • 12 years ago | Local Wire

    Phoenix trip-hop gurus Lulu in Hollywood lay down a tempting vibe when they're not subconsciously attempting to turn their music into math equations on Bedlams, their second album. Dark lyrics grace jazz veteran Syl's loungey saxophone lines and M...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Self-confidence rules on indie-folk tsunami Ani DiFranco's latest release, the aptly titled Evolve, as she ends her journey with a five-piece band and speeds back toward her roots as a solo singer-songwriter. Now 14 years into her career, Ani's fi...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    From Brooklyn to the Dirty South, Fabolous runs the hip-hop gamut with his minimalist East Coast grooves and "gentleman with a touch of street" Southern attitude. Put on the map when DJ Clue signed him to his label Desert Storm, Fabolous filled Ne...