'Plantation Lullabies' is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter, rapper, bassist and vocalist Me'shell NdegéOcello (also Meshell Ndegeocello). The album was originally released in 1993 to widespread critical acclaim and has since been viewed as a landmark neo soul record. Meshell's music incorporates a wide variety of influences, including funk, soul, jazz, hip hop, reggae and rock. She has received significant critical acclaim throughout her career and has had ten career Grammy Award nominations. 'Plantation Lullabies' received a nomination for a 1995 Grammy Award in the category of Best R&B Album; 'If That's Your Boyfriend' was nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.