Olu Dara

The not-as-famous father of hip-hop icon Nas blends jazz, blues, and a hint of  afro-carribean rhythm on “Harlem Country Girl” from his 1998 album In the World: From Natchez to New York re-released in 2010.   

He does it again on the bluesier “Bluebird” from 2001’s Neigborhoods .

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