Music Park: Al B. Sure! @ Howard Theatre — 6/28/17

Charles Everett & Al B Sure!
Al B. Sure! (right) with Charles Everett on Jan. 26, 2012. (Photo by Back9Network)

Al B. …Sure Still Has It!

Blueprint. Foundation. Imprint. Artists like Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Bryson Tiller enjoy the contemporary mesh of melodious R&B and heavy-hitting hip hop beats. However, this mesh and the idea behind it isn’t a new phenomenon. Deep R&B fans can recall how Al B. Sure!, heralded by the New Jack Swing subgenre, was a pioneer for the male singer to be suave and street. Al B. reminded us of this when he played at the Howard Theatre on June 28.

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