The 20 most underrated R&B albums of all time


No. 19 Kaleidoscope (1999) by Kelis

Released just after the fiery-haired singer broke through with her confrontational hit single “Caught Out There,” this often-overlooked debut was not only the first full-length from Kelis, but it also was one of the first major releases from the Neptunes. The production teams’ signature sound is all over the project, providing a quirky and futuristic backdrop to the singer’s sensual–and yes, sometimes angry–vocals.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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