Picks and Pans Review: Recent Raves
updated 08/01/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/01/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Esthero, Wikked Lil' Grrrls This Canadian chanteuse splices pop, hip-hop, R&B, jazz, electronica, Latin and spoken-word styles into a quirky-cool whole.
Yang yang twins, U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta) On the Atlanta duo's hot new album, D-Roc and Kaine inject their Dirty South hip-hop with an often dirty sense of humor on tracks like the hit "Wait (The Whisper Song)."