I’m just here to say y’all need to put some respect on Sade‘s name!
Sade (pronounced, Sha-DAY) is one group that earns their praise but one whom I find are somewhat overlooked when it comes to discussion of top-tier R&B acts.
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.
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.
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.
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.