Rate This Singer - Female Edition - Day 6 - Anita Baker

How Would You Rate Anita Bakers Vocals?

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  • 6*. Solid

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Kiyoshi-Dono

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Petty Vandross.. fukk Yall
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She's a strong 9/9.5. Her 1st 3 Albums are essential listening and she was one of the definining voices of the 80's. Saw her live at NJPAC, hasn't lost a step. She's one of the top 15 female vocalists of all time and that's saying something because that era was full of heavy hitters.

Oh and whoever rated her less than an 8 should be laser-beamed
 

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Anita Anita Anita. I voted her a 9. Absolutely ELITE in every sense. She is the definition of sultry and soulful. I have never heard more soul in a voice than from Ms. Baker. No one can compare. The opening of her song Angel when she comes in with them "Ooo's".:wow: That shyt melts me like butter. That slight rasp to her voice. Perfect control and balance. And a sneaky high range like showcased on Giving You The Best That I Got. It's hard for me to find a flaw in her voice. I can't. She's a tier below Whitney and Aretha and that's okay. Much better than Beyonce because her voice just pulls you in. She can just stand in front of a mic and wow you with her voice. No huge shows. No outfits and stage productions of grandeur. Nothing. Just her, a live band and you're at her complete mercy.

You will never hear another voice like hers. Toni Braxton may be the only thing even remotely similar and she doesn't hold a candle to Anita. Anita inspired so many artist. I think she's up there with Chaka when it comes to singers who are the most sampled in music. Giving You The Best That I Got was the Theme song for my wedding. Anita will forever be apart of my life. A nikka getting emotional :mjcry:
 

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9. Very talented and beautiful woman. Definitely a step down of Whitney and Aretha, wish I could give her the 10 but that's just the truth.

I feel you. I can't explain why she's not a 10 but I know she's not. Its weird.
 

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Although I like Anita’s music way more she’s honestly not vocally better than Beyoncé. Nostalgia always wins though so it is what it is
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Giving her a 9 and 10 is putting her up there with Whitney and Mariah’s and she’s really not on that level.
 

Clayton Endicott

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Y’all act like I didn’t give her a 9
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But I’m saying tho. All her music is like the exact same tempo. Some shyt women be curled up next to the fireplace with some wine to
She never really had anything that was too up tempo. She is more for the grown and sexy, but I think that's her niche, and she definitely held it down.
 
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