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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo_soul

Neo soul is a genre of popular music. The term was coined by music industry entrepreneur Kedar Massenburg during the late 1990s to market and describe a style of music that emerged from soul and contemporary R&B. Heavily based in soul music, neo soul is distinguished by a less conventional sound than its ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-neo-soul-2851222

Neo-soul is a musical genre that fuses contemporary R&B and 1970s-style soul with elements of hip-hop. As its name (new-soul) implies, Neo-Soul music is essentially modern-day soul music, with contemporary attitudes and sensibilities. It differs from contemporary R&B in that it's obviously more soulful, and it also tends to ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=neo%20soul

Feb 15, 2008 ... A characteristic trait mixture of new and old, classic and modern. Or it can be someone that combines traditional and modern teachings/ethics/culture/art/music .

spinditty.com/genres/100-Greatest-Neo-Soul-Songs-of-All-Time

Apr 21, 2016 ... Compiling the list of the 100 greatest neo soul songs of all time was much more difficult than I originally imagined. First, the issue of what is neo soul arises. I think neo soul is a sound, a mood if you will. I believe you don't have to be a neo...

www.creativeloafing.com/news/article/13019068/what-is-neosoul

Former Motown Records President Kedar Massenberg coined the term "neo-soul " in the late '90s. At the time, he used it to define a new wave of soul artists...

www.allmusic.com/subgenre/neo-soul-ma0000004426

Though it's roughly analagous to contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul artists pay more devotion to the era of classic soul, often seeking a sound and a style of songwriting with few concessions to events in the music world post-1975. The work of Lauryn Hill, first in the Fugees and later with her 1998 solo debut The Miseducation of ...

www.oxfordmusiconline.com/public/page/neo_soul

Dating from the mid-1990s, neo-soul typically features heartfelt love songs that reflect the complexity of contemporary romantic relationships. In its emotional depth it recalls bluesy, gospel-based soul music of the 1960s but is rendered through a more nuanced set of musical conventions. The genre definition is contested ...

www.vibe.com/2013/06/what-the-10-best-neo-soul-artists-have-been-up-to

Jun 1, 2013 ... Neo-soul has become a genre that has sadly fallen under the radar. After its prime in the late 90s and early 2000s, many artists have been fairly quiet and.

henryjenkins.org/blog/2013/10/revisiting-neo-soul.html

Oct 16, 2013 ... The following is another in an ongoing series of blog posts from the remarkable students in my Public Intellectuals class. We would welcome any comments or suggestions you might have. Revisiting Neo-Soul. by Marcus Shepard. Popular music blog Singersroom recently asked an interesting question “Will ...