A Grown and Sexy Christmas
Looking for a more intimate experience than sitting on Santa's lap at the mall this holiday season? A Grown and Sexy Christmas brings three R&B smoothies--old-hand singer-producer Babyface, hard-body heartthrob Ginuwine and new-jack quartet Jagged Edge--to the Nokia for a night of heavy-breathing melodies, bump-and-grind rhythms and determined proclamations of a love as eternal as a three-minute slow jam. The 47-year-old Babyface is touring behind a strong new album that gives the show its name, Grown & Sexy, a sonically mellow but emotionally potent collection of tunes that lives up to its title. Ginuwine's latest, Back II Da Basics, charts new moves in a long back-and-forth between old-school soul verities and state-of-the-art production technique. Jagged Edge won't have a new one out until Valentine's Day; until then, they're running an online essay contest in which your lady can win a personalized charm bracelet. How grown is that?
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