From the no sh*t files: Hip-Hop loves Sade. Well, everyone in their right mind loves Sade. And New York Magazine's pop culture blog Vulture asked everyone from Talib Kweli to Freeway to Keri Hilson (I guess if you're using a loose definition of Hip-Hop she fits...) about their memories of the reigning Queen of Soul. Although all of the short quotes are worth a look, Rakim's is one of the best. Here's a taste:
"Being in the biz for about the same amount of time, I respect and try to emulate how she floats above the industry ... one of the few that can do things on her own terms, knowing her fans will watch out for her. To this day, she's one of the artists I can listen to with 100 percent admiration."
All this, a patented CAPS LOCK excerpt from Kanye's blog, and more can be found in the nice tribute post on their blog. But let's pose the question here to you fellow SoulBouncers: What is your favorite Sade moment?