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By giving birth to this project, these women are not only speaking to the intrinsic biological ability of the female species to give life, but of the infinite amount of ways in which they are able to do that, literally and metaphorically. Here, they just happen to employ powerful words and impressively thoughtful arrangements to conceive and deliver one of the most stunning albums that has been released by anybody this year; black, brown, green, purple, man, woman, or child. For that reason alone, it could be argued that Teri Lyne Carrington’s reluctance to execute an all-female project was an exercise in patience that The Mosaic Project and its contributors have made well worth the wait.

Album Preview of Jazz vocalist and multi Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon joins hip-hop quartet The Beast to release Freedom Suite: a 10-track collection of creative reflections on jazz and hip-hop. Freedom Suite will be available for FREE download, digitally released on Okayplayer’s jazz inspired channel, The Revivalist, on October 26, 2010.