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Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Gave Us the Soundtrack for Heartbreak and Resilience

The R&B singers will meet in the latest installment of ‘Verzuz’

Keyshia Cole and Ashanti posing together.
Keyshia Cole and Ashanti attend Meek Mill’s GRAMMY after party at on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage/Getty Images

R&B’s strongest power is its ability to help us heal. Voices leap from speakers and headphones to soothe our pain. In the 1980s, women turned to Phyllis Hyman and Karyn White to let go of their superwoman capes. In the ’90s…

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Bianca Gracie

Bianca Gracie

A music + pop culture journalist (Billboard, SPIN, Vulture, PAPER, etc) who focuses on Y2K pop, R&B, dancehall/reggae, TV/film and more.

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