Consumer Guide: March, 2020

Two herstories and two youngish MCs, avant art and arrant art, Malian "rock" and grrrlpunk "rock," old Duke and new Pet Shop Boys and a lil something else

Mary J. Blige: Herstory, Vol. 1 (Geffen) Blige’s catalogue is so vast and so crammed with remixes that comparing this 16-track best-of to 2006’s 15-track Reflections reveals only that the “I’m Goin’ Down”s are identical and the “Real Love”s and “Be Happy”s different before the vastness takes over—no other song is repeated at all. Nor is anything but the…

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