A Chick And A Dude Review Jhené Aiko’s ‘Souled Out’ LP

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Jhené Aiko shares stories of love and loss on her debut album. But are both sexes welcome to the party?

Its title may play on a clever pun, but Souled Out doesn’t stray from the foundation that’s anchored Jhené Aiko’s career thus far. She’s a ganga-endorsing MILF with a cart full of emotional baggage and carry-ons. Her love stories have captivated men and women listeners alike, while her simple sexy and overall chillness has made Jhené the #WCW of both sexes.

But is her soulful debut album an equal opportunity listening experience? VIBE News Editor Adelle Platon (a chick) and Editor-At-Large John Kennedy (a dude) dissect Souled Out track-by-track to provide perspectives from each gender. Ladies first…

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