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>i'm sorry...the singles? > >as short a time as she was here--One In A Million, Are You >That Somebody, Try Again, We Need A Resolution, and a grip of >her other shit, pushed things forward in pop and set standards >that keyshia doesn't even have the mental capacity to *want* >to try for. > >the influence of her and timbo's work was huge >even a bunch of culturally coveted indie rock bands (that i >can't be bothered to list), and cats that would fall more >under the umbrella of "formal musicians" than pop stars or >beatmakers run around talking about how big all that stuff was >for them, influentially. > >good luck getting something like that out of keyshia. (just >keeping it real.)
automatically made her more intelligent and capable than Keyshia Cole? That reads like some classist nonsense. I could see if you knew them both in a personal capacity, but I doubt you do. Unless I'm mistaken, the production and arrangement on those songs you listed is what really qualifies them as progressive in the first place.