Brittany Bosco & Other R&B Singers That Are Replacing Booty Shakers

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Pop R&B never goes away because it’s a very profitable musical genre. But every couple of years, mainstream music folks get treated to more soulful R&B (remember what was erroneously called neo soul?) from singers who aren’t fixated on shaking their butts to a bangin’ beat, airing their sexual preferences, or telling how to make your man jealous because he wouldn’t put a ring on it.

Brittany Bosco, who describes her sound as a “Gnarls Barkley meets a new-age Janice Joplin mothered by Sarah Vaughan,” seems to be riding this new wave. But Brittany can’t just be lumped in with other R&B acts because she, like Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae, and Santigold, seems to have an otherworldly sound that doesn’t fit into one genre. One thing is certain, Bosco and others like her are a refreshing addition to our playlists. Click through to check out her video for “Blues for Blue” and “Black and White, along with and other some other singers like her.

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