A 1990s-style illustration of (clockwise from top left) Toni Braxton, Boyz II Men, Brandy, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, TLC, Tevin Campbell, Mary J. Blige, and Madonna, with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds at the centre, and colourful handwritten text: “Breathe Again: A Tribute to Babyface”.

Breathe Again: A Tribute to Babyface is a tribute to one of Vivek’s favourite artists, featuring covers of ten songs (co-)written and/or (co-)produced by R&B legend Babyface.

Read the essays by Vivek

“Over time I felt that I needed to make peace with the possibility that maybe we were just strangers with a blood connection.”

“Babyface was one of the first artists I was exposed to who could do everything…”