Detroit Soul Singer Dwele Fuses Hip-Hop with Classic Roots

East Bay Express | August 7, 2008
Dwele's soaring high-tenor tones on Sketches of a Man have a decidedly old-school vibe. But his at times stream-of-consciousness lyric flow and seemingly out-of-sync drum 'n' bass syncopations come from hip-hop.

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