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Serendipity SOUL-Monday Open Thread

Wiki:  Esperanza Spalding (born October 18, 1984 in Portland, Oregon[1]) is an American multi-instrumentalist best known as a jazz bassist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.    Spalding grew up in the King neighborhood of Portland, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), better known by his stage name will.i.am (pronounced /wɪlaɪˈæm/ will-eye-AM) and occasionally his other stage name Zuper Blahq, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, and producer. will.i.am rose to fame as … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Curtis Lee Mayfield  (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation … Continue reading

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