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Jaheim: Ghetto Classics

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 24 February 2006

REARED WITH THE USUAL HIP-HOP CV ("the projects", spells in the slammer), Jaheim Hoagland was so precociously naughty that, by age 16, he was already vowing to go straight. This he did to rather spectacular effect; he now makes a good living in America as a crooner of romantic "neo-soul" ballads (not for nothing was this third album released there on Valentine's Day).

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