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Me'Shell Ndegeocello

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Me'Shell NdegeOcello

Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 29 December 1994

WHAT A DIFFERENCE a year makes. Twelve months ago bassist and band leader Me'Shell NdegeOcello's debut album, Plantation Lullabies, had just been released by Maverick. ...

Me'Shell Ndegéocello: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 20 June 1996

Outsider 101. Teacher: Ndegeocello. At the Whisky, the singer embraces the essence of what it's like to live as a target. ...

Me'shell Ndegeocello: Peace Beyond Passion

Review by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, 22 June 1996

IT'S NOT just rock that's gone retro, as Peace Beyond Passion clearly demonstrates. Confrontational jazz diva and soulmate of Madonna, Me'Shell Ndegeocello (that's N-day-gay-O-cello to ...

Me'Shell Ndegéocello: Peace Beyond Passion (Maverick/Reprise)

Review by Jon Young, Musician, August 1996

FUNK OUGHT to be its own reward, but Me'Shell Ndegéocello isn't buying that right now. Perhaps embarrassed by the commercial success of John Mellencamp's rollicking ...

Sounds of Heartache: Alison Krauss and Me'Shell Ndegeocello

Essay by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore City Paper, 18 August 1999

IT WOULD BE hard to think of two female singers more different than Alison Krauss and Me'Shell Ndegeocello. Krauss, a straight European-American from the Midwestern ...

Joi/Ndégeocello/Kelis: Walk on Gilded Splinters

Review by Kandia Crazy Horse, The Village Voice, 1 May 2002

Joi: Star Kitty's Revenge; Me'Shell Ndégeocello: Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape; Kelis: Wanderland ...

Me'Shell Ndegeocello: Irving Plaza, New York

Live Review by Kandia Crazy Horse, PopMatters, 12 June 2002

Two Tribes (Go to War) ...

Me'Shell Ndegeocello: The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel

Review by Mark Kemp, Paste, 1 August 2005

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BECK, no popular artist since Prince has jumped so freely from one genre to the next on each successive album. What ...

Singing the cyber blues: Janelle Monaé's Metropolis

Overview by Kandia Crazy Horse, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 7 May 2008

AFROFUTURISM BEGAN in earnest with those "20 odd Negroes" brought to Jamestown. Truly, long-ago Africans brought to New World shores invented modernity on the fly, ...

Meshell Ndegeocello

Profile and Interview by John Lewis, Hotline, June 2010

Meshell Ndegeocello talks to John Lewis about the Rolling Stones, the Devil and Christopher Hitchens. ...

Meshell Ndegeocello: Weather

Review by Carol Cooper, The Village Voice, 15 November 2011

'WEATHER' ISN'T the first Meshell Ndegeocello single to fall into the category of "freak folk," but the album of the same name is her first ...

Bassists: Let's Stick Together

Overview by James Medd, The Word, February 2012

They are "the glue" that cements the music, the mysterious put-upon souls plying their crucial trade in a cloud of dry ice by the drum-riser. ...

Dispatches from the Everyday World of Music: An Assortment

Book Excerpt by Martin Colyer, 'Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week', July 2018

Excerpts from RBP co-founder Colyer's new book Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week, published this week with an introduction by Richard Williams ...


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