Steven J. Horowitz

Steven J. Horowitz is a music journalist based in New York City. He currently serves as News Editor at HipHopDX.com and previously served as Associate Editor at YRB Magazine. He's contributed to Billboard, VIBE, RollingStone.com, VillageVoice.com, SPIN.com, and more.

Joss Stone

Joss Stone Falls Flat With Reggae Experiment ‘Water for Your Soul’: Album Review

For more than a decade, Joss Stone has been a serial genre-hopper. Switching from R&B to blues, funk to rock, the 28-year-old Brit has powered six albums with soulful vocals beyond her years, ­attracting stars like Raphael Saadiq and Questlove to ­collaborate. Seventh LP Water for Your Soul is yet another pivot, into soul-splashed ­reggae indebted to Damien Marley, Stone's bandmate in all-star group SuperHeavy (along with Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and A.R. Rahman), who encouraged her to embrace the sound and assisted with ­production.
Adrian Clemons, Tim Smith, Jerel Maddox, Kareem Davis and Kentrell Collins of Oxygen's "Prancing Elites Project."

'The Prancing Elites Project' Stars Pick The 5 Ultimate Anthems to Prance To

You need the perfect soundtrack to prance like a pro. Just ask the stars of Oxygen's 'The Prancing Elites Project,' which follows a troupe of five gay, gender-bending dancers based in Mobile, Ala. Fresh off news that the show was greenlit for a second season, the squad picks its favorite prance anthems.

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