Childqueen by Kadhja Bonet falls into several neo- genres but stands really tall on the strength of Ms. Bonet's vocal jazz skills. If I were to over-simplify things I'd say this is what you'd get if you made a Diana Ross, Family Stone, and Esperanza Spalding supergroup.
@foozmeat She plays almost all the instrumental parts on the album too. Pure talent. And yet, as she’s said on Twitter, she is so fed up with the music biz that I’m not sure we’ll hear another album. :(