Meshell Ndegeocello is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and bassist who blurs the lines between R&B, funk, jazz, and rock. After spending a decade working the D.C. circuit as an in-demand bassist, she grabbed headlines by being one of the first artists to sign with Madonna's Maverick Records. Her debut LP, 1993's Plantation Lullabies, was met with rave reviews. A string of high-profile guest spots and more well-received albums carried her past the '00s. Her 11th album, Comet, Come to Me, was released in 2014.