(Singer-songwriter, b. 1988) English singer-songwriter Jessie J (real name Jessica Cornish) began her career writing songs for Miley Cyrus and Chris Brown. Her debut single ‘Do It Like A Dude’ peaked at No. 2 in the UK in 2010; while her first album Who You Are (2011) spawned six Top 10 hits, including the title track ‘Nobody’s Perfect’ and ‘Who’s Laughing Now’. Her style embraces contemporary R&B, pop and hip hop ...
Although contemporary R&B prefers to align itself with its ruder and more street-credible cousins in hip hop, the roots of its mainstream practitioners lie firmly in manufactured pop. In a throwback to the Motown era, R&B has become a global phenomenon by combining producer-led factory formula with a high level of musical innovation and adventure. This balance of pop smarts and muso credibility has produced many of the twenty-first century’s most ...
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