This is the Erykah I love: An infectious groove with a layered message that is inculcated into the soul through the repetitive recitation of a mantra. I/we need this right now, she is helping to chase the musical gremlins away.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.