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‘Armor On': Dawn Richard Scores ‘Best Album Of The Year’ Nod

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cf511d8e6a4c28482449e436cdd3db04 Armor On: Dawn Richard Scores Best Album Of The Year Nod

Dawn Richard- whether her detractors will admit it or not- stands as one R&B’s strongest forces.

Indeed, while the demise of ‘Diddy Dirty Moneycould have seen her fade into obscurity, her continued efforts to push her brand of Dance infused R&B is finally paying off critically.

Find out how below…

In celebration of her 2012 EP ‘Armor On‘, British publication ‘The Guardian’ have named the release one of their ‘Best Albums Of 2012‘, handing it a spot at #24.

On the release, they shared:

“Few artists have integrated R&B and dance as dazzlingly as Richard and producer Druski do here, from the intertwining snares and strings of Heaven to Faith’s climactic filterdisco explosion and the tactile flair of percussive details in every song. Along with fellow ex-Dirty Money singer-songwriter Kalenna, Richard is setting the pace in R&B.”

Congratulations!

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36 Comments

  1. November 26, 2012 at 12:16 pm
    Honestly Speaking says:
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    Good for Dawn! It’s nice to see her becoming successful as a business woman and an artist while also proving that you can still have a career after horrible mismanagement with former labels.

  2. November 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    Izzy says:
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    Well pinch me b/c I didn’t even know she had a album out after Dirty Money! Lol

    • November 26, 2012 at 5:19 pm
      HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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      *PINCHES & SLAPS THE f*** OUTTA YOU*

      • December 2, 2012 at 5:35 am
        Yea Buddy says:
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        BEST REPLY EVER!!!!!!

  3. November 26, 2012 at 12:18 pm
    TEE says:
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    As I have echoed before…blows everything out of proportion.

    • November 26, 2012 at 4:59 pm
      HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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      f** SHUTCHO HATIN ASS UP YOU BUM ASS b****!!!!!!!

  4. November 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm
    Monstarebel (DIAMONDS IS NUMBER 1) says:
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    CONGRATULATIONS DAWLING!!!!!!

    SHES SO UNDERRATED ITS RIDICULOUS…. UGH..

    • November 27, 2012 at 2:57 am
      Todd says:
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      Yes, and once she becomes more appreciated you will start bashing her !

  5. November 26, 2012 at 12:23 pm
    Nopes says:
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    THIS ALBUM IS IN MY TOP 10 FOR GREATEST OF ALL TIMES!

  6. November 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm
    BritneyFuckingSpears says:
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    f*** YEAH DAWN RICHARD!
    I am here for this tbh. First comes critical acclaim, second comes commercial wins. Get it mama!

  7. November 26, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    NICK says:
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    EVERY SONG IS GREAT-EVERY VIDEO IS CREATIVE, SHE REALLY IS A TRUE TALENT, SOOO MUCH BETTER W/O THEM KANE GIRLS!!!! :o)

  8. November 26, 2012 at 12:59 pm
    Navy Sailor!!!! says:
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    She’s creative visually, but I don’t like a lot of her music. She also needs to stop emulating Brandys vocal style. She does a horrible job at it!

    • November 26, 2012 at 5:26 pm
      HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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      APPARENTLY DAWNS DOING A GREAT JOB OR HER EP WOULDNT BE RECIEVING POSITIVE REVIEWS & GOING #1…. WHERES BRANDY?? LAST I CHECKED SHE FLOPPED INTO OBLIVION SELLING ONLY 64K FIRST WEEK LMAOOOOOOOOOO GTFOH!!!!!!!!!!! THE b**** BEEN OUTSOLD BY EVERYONE THIS YEAR!!!!!!! IF YOU AINT GOT s*** NICE TO SAY THEN STFU YOU IDIOTIC TRICK!!! DAWN’S WINNING & THERE AINT A DAMN THING YOU OR BRANDY E.T LOOKIN ASS CAN DO ABOUT IT!!! EAT A DICKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!

      • December 11, 2012 at 10:22 pm
        Adrian says:
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        Wow…you need to calm the f*** down. You are giving Dawn fans a bad name :( It’s not that serious! lol.

      • January 15, 2013 at 8:43 am
        FuzzyFrisson says:
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        Looks like someone needs to bite on a rag and let her menses leave her system.

  9. November 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    valarie says:
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    Thats great! Congrats!

  10. November 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    MC says:
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    Congratulations to Dawn! She is so deserving!

    dawn

  11. November 26, 2012 at 1:12 pm
    Bey Fan says:
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    congrats to Dawn….. I dont like a lot of the music, but she is talented.

  12. November 26, 2012 at 1:16 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    I don’t know her so i can’t say if her album is good or bad, so far this are my top 10 album of 2012.

    1- Born To Die – Lana Del Rey (just because it is different and original)
    2- Battle Born – The Killers
    3- MDNA – Madonna
    4- Valtari – Sigur Rós
    5- Push and Shove – No Doubt
    6- Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen
    7- Living Things – Linkin Park
    8- Uno! – Green Day
    9- Overexposed – Maroon 5
    10- Lotus – Christina Aguilera

    • November 26, 2012 at 1:49 pm
      JOHNVIDAL says:
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      Did u like the Xtina one then? I´ve been feeling like you don´t like this new era much

      • November 26, 2012 at 1:54 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        I like it, Blank Page is my song right now.

    • November 26, 2012 at 5:28 pm
      HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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      QUESTION: CRACKER WHEN DID ANYONE ASK YOU FOR A TOP 10 LIST? UMMMMMMMMM DO YOU THINK WE CARE HONKEY? O_o THOSE PEOPLE ARENT BEING ACKNOWLEDGED IN THIS POST “DAWN RICHARD” IS SO SHUT THAT s*** UP. PLEASE & THANK YOU – MANAGEMENT

      • January 15, 2013 at 8:47 am
        FuzzyFrisson says:
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        Interestingly racist rant you’ve got going on – and I bet if a white person came along and labelled you ‘n****r’, ‘blackie’ and all other racist names like you’ve done equivalently to the original commenter of this particular thread portion [‘cracker’, ‘honkey’], you’d be the first to pull the race card. Or do you think you’re ‘more privileged’ because you happen to be Black? Racism and racial slurs are disgusting whichever way that wind blows and I’m thoroughly surprised this blog allowed your comment to be posted.

        You’re despicable.

  13. November 26, 2012 at 1:16 pm
    Ernest says:
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    who is she up against?

    • November 26, 2012 at 1:27 pm
      Peter G says:
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      Your mum, no I’m joking.

  14. November 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm
    WOLVERINES says:
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    BASIC ILLUMINATI MESS

  15. November 26, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    WOLVERINES says:
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    oh look there’s a girl on the far left of the screen with one eye painted white
    AND AINT NOTHIN TO DO WITH AFRICAN CULTURE
    OKAY?
    These peeps wouldnt know culture from goats cheeeze
    one eye one eye take your one eye, and you know what you can do with it

  16. November 26, 2012 at 2:58 pm
    cookie says:
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    LOVE THIS CHICK, DAWN ROCKS!! So underrated. She’s refreshing unlike Brandy.

  17. November 26, 2012 at 3:21 pm
    Love Jeffery says:
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    She’s refreshing unlike brandy but she constantly tries to sound like her? Oh ok. Flop.

  18. November 26, 2012 at 3:49 pm
    mobwife: f*** the femiNAZIS and all who love them says:
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    Go Dawn! :-)

    I love the song Automatic auto-tune and all!!

  19. November 26, 2012 at 4:02 pm
    BitchICan'tEvenSpellWelfare says:
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    Dawn’s album is going to be included on LOTS of “Best of Lists” this year. It is truly fantastic.

  20. November 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm
    HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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    DAWN KILLIN THESE b******!!!!!!! MIKE VICK’N IT UP!!!!!!!! THIS IS GREAT NEWS…… JUST ANOTHER ACCOMPLISHMENT TO GO ALONG WITH HER OTHERS!!!!!! THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING!!!

  21. November 26, 2012 at 5:56 pm
    HEARTS HEAUX!!!!!!!!! says:
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    DAWN’S NOT AFFILIATED NOR HAS SHE EVER BEEN IN THE ILLUMINATI YOU DUMB ASS AIRHEADED MOTHAFUCKER!!! LMAO http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lefihvO7DL1qf4oh6o1_500.jpg

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