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Nu soul

Nu soul (or neo soul) is a musical genre that fuses R&B, 1970s style soul and hip hop. It is usually said to begun in the late 1980s with New Jack Swing[?] artists like Guy[?] and, later, Boyz II Men. The originator of proper nu soul is Mary J. Blige, who's 1992 debut What's the 411? has proven enormously influential. In the mid-1990s, artists like D'Angelo (Brown Sugar[?]), Lauryn Hill (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu (Baduizm) made the genre a critical success, with moderate to occasionally blockbuster commercial success. Soon after the turn of the millennium, artists like Alicia Keys (Songs in A Minor[?]) further popularized the sound, to some critical disdain.

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