The Ready Set

Be Here Now: Snap Shot Reviews Of New Album Releases, May 27th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 27, 2014

At over an hour, this is too long, and it pays the price by wearing out its welcome long before you reach the finishing end. But that not withstanding, what works, and most of it does, is world class Mariah Carey from the stunning “Cry.” -a full own ballad, that opens the set, through Nas, Wale, Miguel, Mary J Blige, and R. Kelly duets, it is a tour de force of Mariah type songs