Tag: R&B

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 /
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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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