(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 42 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
The depth of Toshi Reagon's songwriting skills is matched only by the range and versatility of her voice, which is the lead vocal, the back-up, and often the rhythm section. With an acoustic guitar and occasional percussion accompaniment, Reagon's voice soars, and her sound is at once intimate and electrifying. This music is rhythm-infused: as much gospel and blues as hip-hop. It is the sound of Reagon's roots—gospel, folk, and blues—merged with her brand of urban acoustic. Kindness is an intimate encounter with Reagon's heritage. "Kindness is...dominated by Reagon's fiery commitment to life and justice." — Out
Content Type
Music recording
42 mins
Sub Genre
Contemporary Folk
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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