Dondria vs. Phatfffat

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All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Discovered on YouTube by So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri, Dondria is vocally a dead ringer for Beyonce but her material recalls the late '90s, "one-namers" like Brandy, Monifah, and Monica. It's an appealing mix as the singer smoothly delivers a set of love songs that run the gamut from independent woman flirting in the club "Shawty Wus Up" to bubblegum R&B ballads full of yearning "You're the One". The whole "Vs" between Dondria and her username "Phatfffat" never really pays off and that laptop on the cover shouldn't be interpreted as any kind of Janelle Monae-styled futurism, but in her way, the singer is a breath of fresh air in 2010 as she's auto-tune free and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Discovered on YouTube by So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri, Dondria is vocally a dead ringer for Beyonce but her material recalls the late '90s, "one-namers" like Brandy, Monifah, and Monica. It's an appealing mix as the singer smoothly delivers a set of love songs that run the gamut from independent woman flirting in the club "Shawty Wus Up" to bubblegum R&B ballads full of yearning "You're the One". The whole "Vs" between Dondria and her username "Phatfffat" never really pays off and that laptop on the cover shouldn't be interpreted as any kind of Janelle Monae-styled futurism, but in her way, the singer is a breath of fresh air in 2010 as she's auto-tune free and seems unaware of most other slick gimmicks. Those who had Aaliyah hanging in their locker or thought Hilfinger was the sweatshirt of choice will have a natural affinity for the album, but anyone for a taste for the smooth sound of the '90s should check this pleasing throwback.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/17/2010
  • Label: Malaco Records
  • UPC: 734373380123
  • Catalog Number: 3801
  • Sales rank: 191,046

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You're The One (2:53)
  2. 2 Saving Myself (2:38)
  3. 3 Shawty Wus Up (3:59)
  4. 4 Making Love (3:17)
  5. 5 Can You Help Me (4:12)
  6. 6 Where Did We Go Wrong (4:01)
  7. 7 No More (3:43)
  8. 8 Still Be With Me (4:09)
  9. 9 You're The One (3:13)
  10. 10 Believer (3:34)
  11. 11 Kissed By The Sun (2:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dondria Primary Artist
Sou-Chun Su Violin
Joe Gransden Trumpet
Daniel Laufer Cello
Wes Funderburk Trombone
Christopher Pulgram Violin
Karen Freer Cello
William Pu Violin
Olga Shpitko Violin
Kenn Wagner Violin
Justin Bruns Violin
Sheela Iyengar Violin
William Scruggs Saxophone
LaMarquis Jefferson Bass
The Funderhorns Horn
Technical Credits
George Clinton Composer
Jermaine Dupri Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Leon Huff Composer
Herb Powers Mastering
Crystal Johnson Composer
John Horesco IV Engineer
Eddie Horst String Arrangements
Johnta Austin Composer
Bryan-Michael Cox Composer, Producer
Curtis Jackson Composer
Cristyle Vocal Arrangements
Dondria Composer
Marcus John Bryant Composer
Johnny Mollings Composer
Ced Keyz Producer
Jimmie Cameron Composer
Derek Blanks Art Direction
Cedric Williams Composer
Lee Major Producer
Vella Maria Cameron Composer
Connie McKendrick Composer
Leigh Elliott Composer
Nakisha Smith Composer
Brittany Carpentero Composer
Lenny Mollins Composer
Steven Barlow Engineer
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