A long time writer for the top echelons of Pop stardom, Victoria Monét has slowly been crafting her own path as a musician and performer resulting in her latest album, ‘Jaguar II’. A mix of Pop, R&B, Disco, Hip Hop and more, it’s a wide-ranging journey that showcases Monét’s range and writing chops. Filled with engaging melodies and earworm choruses, Monét’s vocals are open and engaging while her lyrical prowess delivers wit with a deft touch. Joined by impeccable guests, from Earth, Wind & Fire on ‘Hollywood’ to Buju Banton on ‘Party Girls’, the highlight of the album comes in collaboration with Lucky Daye on an ode to getting high. This careful guest curation speaks to the overall craft of ‘Jaguar II’, which may just be the album that breaks Monét through to the big time.