UNDERRATED: Raphael Saadiq's 'Stone Rollin''

After making a splash in the late '80s co-leading Tony! Toni! Tone!, Saadiq spent much of his career racking up production credits with D'Angelo, Macy Gray and the Roots. With his latest album, Saadiq has firmly established himself as an essential voice on the soul scene with such an expertly crafted yet utterly modern celebration of vintage funk and soul that it's a little amazing the record came out in 2011.
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