20 Best R&B Albums of 2016

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Tinashe, 'Night Ride'
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16. Tinashe, 'Night Ride'

With the intoxicating afterhours vibe of Nightride, Tinashe transforms into R&B's Mistress of the Dark. The collection is a sexy, glitch-y, melancholy late-night drive through the singer and dancer's dirty mind as she promises the "Ride of Your Life" on one menacing tune, and goes ice cold in the most inviting way on the sidepiece manifesto "Company." Tinashe takes her early Weeknd comparisons and turns them into something even darker, more alluring and more dangerous. B.S.

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