Elle Varner bares her soul on her new mixtape Conversational Lush. The 22-year-old singer-songwriter serves up 13 soulful tracks, with contributions from Bei Maejor (“Feel Like a Woman”), J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, and Pop & Oak. She samples Jay-Z’s “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” on the rap-sung “EV” and marches to the beat of her own drum on the inspirational “32 Flavors.” Elle’s self-written debut Perfectly Imperfect is due this year on RCA Records.