A Seat at the Table, Malibu or Blonde, making for an intriguing, multifaceted sound. Joining her is Low Leaf, a classically trained pianist and self-trained harpist making eclectic beats for a new generation of lovers.
Without a doubt, this has been a banner year for R&B. With megastars such as Solange Knowles, Anderson .Paak and Frank Ocean releasing chart-topping albums in 2016, ushering in a renaissance of the genre, it’s been easy to let lesser-known voices fall through the cracks. But don’t let Los Angeles native Jimetta Rose slip away — her velvety, vintage tone spills out of the modern era and into the pool of classic artists like Aretha Franklin and Etta James. Her music, by contrast, is bouncy and fresh, and fits in well alongside