It is.

JMSN - It is.
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Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 28 ratings
2016 Ratings: #267
May 6, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
White Room / Label
Alternative R&B / Genres
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The 405

JMSN's voice is one that deserves to be heard as this is R&B done with personality and an identity all his own. This is straight up great music.


A record that's intriguing, sultry and ambitious in sound and narrative. 

Consequence of Sound

It’s clear that JMSN has staying power as he continues to reinvent himself with music that evokes both sensibilities of the past as well as revelations for the future.

While most of this record showcases his growing talent, a lot of it falls flat while trying to be something it's not.

BEST TRACKS: Power, Fuck U, Cruel Intentions, Hypnotized, Most of All
I just re-discovered him and I love what I am listening to!
Incredible blend between Jazz and Rap. Very unique. First few listens I was hooked, and I gave this album a 90 rating. Through further analysis, a lot of repetition is brought out, and little to no experiment with the incredible blending. Nonetheless, this album is really good.
Great record from Albanian American singer/songwriter JMSN, who brings out his sultry and delightful voice to this new album, It is. This record contains a lenghty collection of tracks full of swagger, groove and danceability. The lyrics can be quite disappointing at times, but overall, JMSN manages to stay compelling from start to finish, with just a few exceptions. Pretty good.
Atmosfera quente e cheia de swing neste trabalho, mas a criatividade não flui normalmente pelas canções e não entrega o que poderia. Pra começar pelo vocal: limpo e afinado vibrando sensualidade, porém que acaba se tornando demasiadamente repetitivo, forçando demais uma determinada estética e visualidade sem qualquer resquício de substância em algumas canções. Apesar da vasta instrumentalização, em ... read more
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Track List

  1. It Is.
  2. Power
  3. Fuck U
  4. Cruel Intentions
  5. Good Ol' Case of the Blues
  6. Funk Outta Here
  7. Juice (Interlude)
  8. Hypnotized
  9. Fantasize
  10. Most of All
  11. Be a Man
  12. Be a Man, Pt. 2
  13. Possessed
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