112 is probably my favorite R&B group ever! When they first stepped on the scene with “Only You” back in 1996 it was clear that these guys would be around for a long time. Almost 15 years from that date I want to recognize 112 for their solid and soulful career! The group is planning […]
During Black Music Month, I wanted to share some of my very favorites I have on my Ipod. From R & B to Jazz and Gospel to Disco and House, from Steppers to Neo-Soul and Classic Soul. I hope you enjoy it. Today it’s CARL THOMAS “EMOTIONAL”
jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.
Garry Shider, the musical director for George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic band known for wearing a diaper on stage, died June 16th at the age of 56.
As Black Music Month Keeps Rolling so will I. Let’s take some time out to talk about great R&B Groups. I’ll start off by showing some respect to Jagged Edge. Jagged Edge is a R&B quartet lead by Twin Brothers Brian and Brandon Casey. The Other 2 members are Kyle Norman and Richard Wingo. J.E […]
I wanted to take time out to acknowledge Neo Soul/R&B singer Musiq Soulchild. Since his 2000 debut titled ” Aijuswanaseing” he has been definitely making his mark in the music world and winning fans all over the world Check out Musiq’s first video “Just Friends” Although Musiq has not won any Grammy’s or AMA awards […]
“Every time I close my eyes, I wake up feelin’ so horny, I can’t get you outta my mind, sexin’ you be all I see, I would give anything, Just to make you understand me, I don’t give a damn about nothing else, freek’n you is all I see.” – Freek ‘N’ You The 1990 […]
June 15, 2010 marks the 41st birthday of O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson, one of the best MCs to ever touch a microphone.
jam (origin unknown) – 1. to drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position. 2. to fill often to excess. 3. to make unintelligible by sending out interfering messages or signals. 4. to force one’s way into a restricted space. 5. to take part in a musical jam session.
John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born near Clarksdale, Mississippi. Hooker began his life as the son of a sharecropper, William Hooker, and rose to prominence performing his own unique style of what was originally closest to Delta blues. He developed a ‘talking blues’ […]
T.I.’s album cover for King Uncaged features the ATL rapper seated next to a lion, drawing an obvious parallel between the recently-released-from-jail rapper and the king of the jungle, as well as a fleeting nod to a classic 70’s soul album from Minnie Riperton.
During Black Music Month, I wanted to share some of my very favorites I have on my Ipod. From R & B to Jazz and Gospel to Disco and House, from Steppers to Neo-Soul and Classic Soul. I hope you enjoy it. Today it’s ANITA BAKER “BEEN SO LONG””