DIARY OF AN R&B CLASSIC: 'THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL' 20TH ANNIVERSARY
The R&B Club and Classic Album Sundays D.C. Present
Downstairs, All Ages
DOORS: 1:00 PM // SHOW: 1:30 PM
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Saturday August 25, 2018
The R & B Club is a group founded by music aficionado Ashley-Dior Thomas, entrepreneur, broadcaster, and writer, Marcus K. Dowling, plus well-respected
journalist Justin Tinsley, to celebrate the legacy of soul music. Foremost in this quest is the "Diary of an R & B Classic" series, which will
highlight key album and song releases from R & B's golden era of the 1990s.
Up next is Lauryn Hill's classic "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill"! Miseducation is an almost perfect album, lauded by many as the greatest album of the decade. It is a triumphant representation of the Afrocentric bohemianism once championed by Hill’s former multi-platinum group the Fugees with musical nods back to legendary figures such as Alice Coltrane and the always socially conscious Queen Latifah.
Perhaps most incredibly with this album Hill became the first hip-hop artist to win a Grammy for Album of the Year only to disappear from the spotlight leaving us to only imagine how amazing the follow up that never was could have been.
On Saturday, August 25th, from 1:30-3 PM, join Thomas, Dowling, and Tinsley as The R & B Club both listens to in-full, and discusses at-length, the impact of this release as the next installment of many ultimate celebrations of the legacy of iconic soul music.
Grab advance tickets for $5!
Hosted by Classic Album Sundays D.C.
Classic Album Sundays is the world’s most popular album listening experience and allows the listener to hear music contextually, communally, uninterrupted, and in great sonic detail. At our worldwide listening sessions, music fans are able to immerse themselves into an album that has helped shape our culture and in some cases, our lives.
We relay the artist and album’s unique story and provide a musical context that gives the listening experience deeper meaning. We share the experience of hearing the album in its entirety, on vinyl, and on a world-class audiophile hi-fi so that fans can experience the music as close as possible to the artist’s original intention. Classic Album Sundays treats the album (and music in general) with the respect it deserves rather than as a free commodity or aural wallpaper. We remind people what they love about music.