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  1. A subgenre of rhythm and blues that combines the elements of contemporary rhythm and blues, 1970s style soul music, hip hop, rap, jazz, funk, and classical music.

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Neo soul is a term 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 contemporary R&B counterpart, with incorporated elements ranging from jazz, funk, and hip hop to pop, fusion, and African music. It has been noted by music writers for its traditional R&B influences, conscious-driven lyrics, and strong female presence.

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Google previewThe Amy Winehouse Handbook - Everything you need to know about Amy Winehouse (2013)

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Neo soul The term neo soul is a marketing phrase coined by producer and record label executive Kedar Massenburg to describe a musical blend of 1970s soul- style vocals and instrumentation with contemporary R&B sounds, hip hop beats ...

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