Saturday, July 31, 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "It Kills Me" (Melanie Fiona)


Check out this amazing performance of Melanie Fiona's hit single  "It Kills Me"... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "What's Going On" (Marvin Gaye)


"What's Going On"
  • Writers: Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson, and Marvin Gaye
  • Producers: Marvin Gaye
  • Classification: Motown, Detroit Soul,
  • Record Label: Tamla
  • "What's Going On" was released in 1971 from What's Going On.
  • It reached #12 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "Love and Happiness" (Al Green)



Enjoy this soulful performance of Al Green's classic "Love and Happiness"...Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "Hello" (Lionel Richie)


"Hello" - Lionel Richie
  • Writers: Lionel Richie
  • Producers: Lionel Richie, and James Anthony Carmichael
  • Classification: Quiet Storm, Slow Jam, Southern Soul, and Smooth Soul
  • Record Label: Motown Records
  • "Hello was released on 1984's from Can't Slow Down.
  • Peaked at #1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Black Singles

New Video: Behind the scenes of "Skies Wide Open" (Brian Culbertson featuring Avant)


Check out this behind the scenes video of "Skies Wide Open"... Enjoy!

Interview: Melanie Fiona


Check out Melanie Fiona's interview with That Grape Juice ... Enjoy!

New Joint: "Victory" (Goapele featuring Hip Hop Pantsula)


Check out this new joint by Goapele featuring Hip Hop Pantsula...Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "Never Felt This Way. Butterflyz, Goodbye, Never Can Say Goodbye"


Check out this amazing medley that Alicia Keys put together including an amazing cover of the Jackson 5's "Never Can Say Goodbye". Alicia Keys is blowing on this cover... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "Out My Mind, Just in Time" (Erykah Badu)


"Out My Mind, Just in Time" - Erykah Badu
  • Writers: Erykah Badu, Georgia Anne Muldrow and James Posyer, 
  • Producers: Erykah Badu and Georgia Anne Muldrow
  • Classification: Jazz Soul, Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop Soul
  • Record Label: Motown Records
  • Featured on 2010's New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)

Interview: Adele

Check out this interview Adele recently gave to Spin Magazine about her upcoming sophomore album... Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Song of the Day: "Where Is The Love" (Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack


"Where Is The Love"
  • Writers: Ralph MacDonald and William Salter
  • Producers: Joel Dorn and Arif Mardin
  • Classification: Old-School Soul, Smooth Soul and Quiet Storm
  • Record Label: Atlantic Records
  • "Where Is The Love" was released in 1972 from Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway.
  • It reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 
 

New Video: "Fall In Love" (Estelle featuring John Legend)


Check out Estelle's new single and video for "Fall In Love" featuring John Legend. Also bellow is her other version with Nas...Which one are you feeling more?





Nas Version:

Live Video of the Day: "Hands Tied" (Toni Braxton)



Check out Toni Braxton's steamy performance of "Hands Tied" live from The Wendy Williams Show... Enjoy!

Monday, July 26, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "So Amazing" (Luther Vandross)


Check out this amazing performance of "So Amazing" by Luther Vandross... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "BaBopByeYa" (Janelle Monáe)


"BaBopByeYa" - Janelle Monae

  • Writers: Nathaniel Irvin III, Roman GianArthur Irvin, Janelle Monáe Robinson
  • Producer: Roman GianArthur Irvin
  • Classification: Neo-Soul, Jazz-Soul, Smooth Soul
  • Record Label: Wondaland Arts Society, Bad Boy
  • Featured on 2010's "The ArchAndroid"

Sunday, July 25, 2010

New Joint: "Repercussions" (Lauryn Hill)


Check out this new Lauryn Hill joint "Repercussions"... what do you think?!?!

Song of the Day: "Change" (Daniel Merriweather)


"Change" - Daniel Merriweather
  • WritersDaniel Merriweather and Andrew Wyatt
  • Producer: Mark Ronson
  • Classification: Blue-Eyed Soul and Hip-Hop Soul
  • Record Label: Columbia Records
  • "Change" was released in 2008 from Love & War
  • It reached #8 on the UK  Singles Chart.

Live Video of the Day: "Ain't Nobody" (Chaka Khan)


Check out this amazing perfromance of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody"... Enjoy!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Amazing Cover: "Come What May" (Patti Labelle)


Check out this amazing cover of "Come What May" performed as only Patti Labelle can... Enjoy!

Live Video of the Day: "If You Love Me" (Patti Labelle)





Check out one of the most emotional and powerful performances given by Patti Labelle. She truly makes this remake into her own... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "20 Feet Tall" (Erykah Badu)


"20 Feet Tall" - Erykah Badu
  • Writers: Badu, Douthit, Wimbish
  • Producers: Badu and 9th Wonder
  • Classification: Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop Soul
  • Record Label: Motown Records
  • Featured on 2010's New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)

New Joint: "Tired" (Kelly Price)


Check out Kelly Price's latest single "Tired"... Enjoy!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Song of the Day: "I Need A Dollar" (Aloe Blacc)


"I Need A Dollar" - Aloe Blacc
  • Writer: Aloe Blacc
  • Classification: Hip-Hop Soul and Neo-Soul
  • Record Label: Stones Throw Records
  • Released in 2010 from the forthcoming album Good Things

Live Video of the Day: "Be Grateful" (Ledisi)


Check out Ledisi paying tribute to Gospel Legend Bishop Walter Hawkins at his tribute service. The tribute service was held on July 20th in Oakland, and will be airing on Sunday on the GMC (Gospel Music Channel). Enjoy!


Thursday, July 22, 2010

Song of the Day: "Lady" (D'Angelo)

"Lady" - D'Angelo

  • Writers and Producers: D'Angelo and Raphael Saadiq
  • Classification: Smooth Soul, Southern Soul, Neo-Soul, Slow Jam
  • Record Label: EMI
  • Released off of 1995's Brown Sugar
  • Peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

New Video: "You Lost Me" (Christina Aguilera)


Check out Christina Aguilera's latest video for her latest single "You Lost Me"... Enjoy!


Live Video of the Day: "Diary" (Alicia Keys)


Check out this amazing unplugged performance of Alicia Key's "Diary" from her MTV Unplugged performance... Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "If Only For One Night" (Patti Labelle and Luther Vandross)




Here is a rare performance of Patti Labelle and Luther Vandross doing their thing on one of Luther's classics "If Only For One Night".... Enjoy them just having fun and throwing down!

Song of the Day: "Fly Away" (Lenny Kravitz)


"Fly Away" - Lenny Kravitz

  • Writer and Producer: Lenny Kravitz
  • Classification: Rock Soul, Southern Soul
  • Record Label:  Virgin Records
  • Released in 1998 from his album 5
  • Peaked at #12 on Billboard's Hot 100

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "Alright" (Ledisi)


Check out this amazing performance of Ledisi's "Alright" live from this year's Essence Music Festival.... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "My Love" (Jill Scott)

"My Love"
  • Writers and Producers: Jill Scott, Steve McKie, and Adam Blackstone
  • Classification: Philly Soul, Quiet Storm, Slow Jam,  Smooth Soul and Neo-Soul
  • Record Label: Hidden Beach Records
  • Featured on 2007's "The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 "

Monday, July 19, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "Slow Motion" (Karina Pasian)


Check out this amazing performance of Karina Pasian's "Slow Motion" off of her debut album First Love... Enjoy!

Song of the Day: "Sandcastle Disco" (Solange)


"Sandcastle Disco" - Solange

  • Writers: Solange Knowles, Soulshock, Kenneth Karlin, Thomas Callaway
  • Producers: Soulshock & Karlin
  • Classification: Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop Soul
  • Record Label: Music World and Geffen
  • Featured on 2008's Sol-Angle and the Hadley Street Dream

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Song of the Day: "Free" (Deniece Williams)


"Free" - Deniece Williams
  • Writers: Deniece Williams, Hank Redd, Nathan Watts and Susaye Greene
  • Producers: Maurice White (from Earth, Wind, and Fire), Charles Stepney
  • Classification: Jazz-Soul, Slow Jam, and Quiet Storm
  • Record Label: Columbia Records
  • "Free"was released in 1975 from This Is Niecy
  • Peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Black Singles

Amazing Cover: "Wake Up Everybody" (John Legend & The Roots featuring Melanie Fiona and Common)


Check out this amazing cover of Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes' "Wake Up Everbody" by John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona, and Common... Enjoy!

Live Video of the Day: "Get Away" (ChinahBlac)



Please check out this amazing song by Ms. ChinahBlac entitled "Get Away"

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Song of the Day: "Think" (Aretha Franklin)


"Think"
  • Writers: Aretha Franklin and Teddy White
  • Producers: Jerry Wexler
  • Classification: Old-School Soul, Detroit Soul, Southern Soul
  • Record Label: Atlantic Records
  • Released in 1968 from the album "Aretha Now"
  • This song peaked at #1 on the Billboard Black Singles Chart.

Live Video of the Day: "You Lost Me" (Christina Aguilera)


Check out this amazing performance of Christina Aguilera's latest single "You Lost Me"....Enjoy!

Friday, July 16, 2010

Live Video of the Day: "Words" (Anthony David)


Enjoy this wonderful live performance of Anthony Davis' "Words" featuring India.Arie ... Enjoy!


Song of the Day: "In Love With Another Man" (Jazmine Sullivan)


"In Love With Another Man"
  • Writers: Jazmine Sullivan and Daniel Crawley
  • Producers: Jazmine Sullivan, and Anthony Bell
  • Classification: Neo- Soul, Philly Soul, Slow Jam, Quiet Storm
  • Record Label: J Records
  • Released in 2009 from "Fearless"
  • Peaked at #37 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
  • Nominated for the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance.

New Joint: "Holding You Down (Goin' In Circles)" (Jazmine Sullivan)


Check out Jazmine Sullivan's new joint "Holding You Down (Goin' In Circles)" from her upcoming sophomore album... Enjoy!

Interview: Monica


Check out Monica's interview with BET's 106 and Park... Enjoy!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Song of the Day: "Lean on Me" (Bill Withers)


"Lean on Me" - Bill Withers
  • Writers: Bill Withers
  • Producers: Bill Withers
  • Classification: Acoustic Soul, Southern Soul, and Smooth Soul
  • Record Label: Sussex Records
  • "Lean on Me"was featured on 1972's from Still Bill.

New Video: "Love All Over Me" (Monica)


Check out Monica's latest video for her new single "Love All Over Me"... Enjoy!