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Debut full-length release from the Nigerian-born, London-based R&B / soul singer Rita Ekwere

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  1. 10.0 |   NME

    The 27-year-old star has shaken off the expectations she has been held to and, on her debut album, she is finally unapologetically herself
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  2. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Ray Blk has unveiled a gorgeous album of sultry tunes, dreamy vocals, and memorable beats and hooks. It’s a sensual record that belies its modern sheen
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    It has proven itself every bit worth the wait
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  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The south Londoner aims to be “the black Madonna” on this taut set of wise words and killer hooks with a distinct sense of place
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  5. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Four years after winning the BBC Sound poll, the Catford-raised artist delivers her first full-length collection
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  6. 8.0 |   Dork

    Across fourteen tracks, Ray makes a stellar case for recognising your own worth and taking no shit, and it is completely invigorating
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