Dallas Austin: Manchild in the Promised Land

1991 WAS A banner year for Dallas Austin. The Atlanta writer-producer was barely out of his teens when two records he made for Motown with then-unknown acts — “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” by Boyz II Men and “Iesha” by Another Bad Creation — became massive crossover hits, bringing fresh energy to a label whose roster had grown cold and uninspired by the end of the ’80s. Continue reading “Dallas Austin: Manchild in the Promised Land”