Vibe - 11/99, p.193
"...the inspirational group reflects as much musical and cultural breadth as its name suggests....with their trademark grace and gusto, it sounds like just what the doctor ordered."
Sounds Of Blackness includes: Billy Steele (vocals, various instruments, keyboards, drum programming); Juan Navarro (vocals, trombone); Carrie Harrington, Gary Hines, Jeff Taylor (vocals, keyboards, drum programming); Yulanda Lunn Rambo, Andrea Tribitt, Amy Peterson (vocals); Lil Buddy, Double L (rap vocals); Levi Seacer Jr (various instruments, keyboards, drum programming); Mike Scott (guitar); Frank Wharton (flute, alto saxophone); Jimmy Russell (harmonica); Louis J. Wilson (tenor saxophone); David J. Wright III (baritone saxophone); Larry Sims (trumpet); Paul Johnson (keyboards, bass, drum programming); Daryl Boudreaux, Perry Trenon Graham (percussion); Hans Lewis (scratches).
Producers: Gary Hines, Jeff Taylor, Billy Steele.
Recorded at Madjef Studios, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Includes liner notes by Gary Hines.