Tag: R&B

March 15, 2018 /

Here’s one to put you in your feelings!

There’s a lot going for Daniel Caesar‘s Freudian.

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May 25, 2017 /

Damn, how could people sleep on Res, man?

Philly songstress Res (rhymes with “peace”) definitely had a solid debut in her 2001 record How I Do, a tremendously underrated work which, to this day, still boggles my mind that it didn’t get her a bit more shine.

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February 9, 2017 /

Come on now, you know black hair is sacred.

While the world is currently imploding over her sister’s recent baby news, I’ve just been here putting more plays on A Seat at the Table, the third album by Solange Knowles, and a record which has been growing on me for the past while.

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June 30, 2016 /

Good evening. Now here’s another artist I’ve been meaning to talk about for a minute!

Washington, D.C.’s very own Marvin Gaye is a legend, rightfully earning his spot in the pantheon of musical geniuses.

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April 14, 2016 /

Okay, so let me mention this upfront: This post will mention Drake, and I trust that you will keep readi–

Wait, get back here!

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April 7, 2016 /

Back again to take you on another journey!

KING is a Los Angeles trio comprised of sisters Amber and Paris Strother and Anita Bias whose long, long, long awaited 2016 debut, We Are KING, being a record I’ve been really enamoured by for the past few weeks.

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March 3, 2016 /

Connected will always be that album for me. The ultimate feel good hip-hop record; an intimate and personal album of inviting soul and striving-and-surviving rhymes. 

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February 18, 2016 /

What have I been listening to lately? I’ve been having a lot of fun with Malibu!

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September 3, 2015 /

Oh, I’ve loved this one for a long while.

Icebird is (was?) the collaboration between producer RJD2 and singer Aaron Livingston (now known as Son Little), both solid musicians in their respective genres, with RJ gaining attention for his evocative, mostly-instrumental sounds and Livingston going from a guest spot on a track with The Roots to gaining traction for his solo efforts in his hometown of Philadelphia.

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April 29, 2015 /

“…We’re All Going to Go.”

I’m a huge fan of Curtis Mayfield. The Chicago-born R&B and funk pioneer looms large in my personal pantheon of godlike musicians.

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