Tuesday, August 31, 2010
- Writers: Anita Baker, Gary Bias, Louis Johnson
- Classification: Old-School Soul, Slow Jam, Quiet Storm, and Smooth Soul
- Record Label: Elektra Records
- "Sweet Love" was released in 1986 from Rapture.
- It reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Hot R&B Charts.
Monday, August 30, 2010
Check out this interview Mary J. Blige and Jazmine Sullivan gave over at 106 and Park... They are going on tour together... look out for that to come during the fall or winter!
Check out the just released video for Jazmine Sullivan's "Holding You Down (Goin' In Circles)".... Enjoy!
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Amazing Cover: "I'm Still in Love with You" (Jill Scott) "Tired of Being Alone" (Anthony Hamilton) "Simply Beautiful" (Maxwell)
"4 Page Letter" - Aaliyah
- Producer: Timberland
- Classification: Smooth Soul, Slow Jam, Quiet Storm, Hip-Hop Soul
- Released in 1997 from "One in a Million"
- Peaked at #12 on the
Check out this amazing performance of the Fugee classic "Ooh La La La"... Enjoy! Also peep some of the famous faces watching her from the sideline... Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz, Chris Rock, Jay-Z, and John Legend!
Check out this off the chain vocal performance and amazing cover.... Jennifer Hudson sings her face off as she delivers her version of "I Will Always Love You". There are only a few vocalist who can handle this song and Jennifer proves that she is one of the few... Enjoy!
Saturday, August 28, 2010
- Writers: Algebra Blessett, B. Cox, D. Scantz, J. Perry, and J. Austin
- Classification: Neo-Soul, Slow Jam, Quiet Storm and Southern Soul
- Record Label: Kedar Entertainment Group
- Released in 2008 from the album "Purpose"
Check out this amazing vocal performance of Whitney Houston circa 2008... The Voice was still there.... and I think is still there within her! Peep the high notes around 1:11 - 1:30! Enjoy!
Friday, August 27, 2010
- Producer: Mark Ronson
- Classification: Neo-Soul, British Soul, Blue-Eyed Soul, and Jazz-Soul
- Record Label: Columbia Records
- "Valerie" was released in 2007 from Version
- It reached #1 on the UK R&B Singles Chart.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
"I Ain't Hearin' U" - Angie Stone
- Producer: Sly Williams
- Classification: Neo-Soul, Southern Soul, Slow Jam, Smooth Soul, and Quiet Storm
- Record Label: Stax Records
- Featured on 2009's "Unexpected".
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
- Writers: Smokey Robinson
- Classification: Neo-Soul, Southern Soul, Slow Jam, Quiet Storm, and Smooth Soul
- Record Label: EMI Records
- "Crusin'" was released in 1995 from Brown Sugar
- It reached #10 on the Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs.
According to Billboard, Fantasia is on track for a solid #2 opening on their charts with her projected first week sales!
"Eminem will likely relinquish the No. 1 position next week to Katy Perry's new "Teenage Dream." Released yesterday (Aug. 24), industry prognosticators suggest that the set will likely sell in the range of 170,000 to 200,000 by week's end on Aug. 29. Beleaguered former "American Idol" champ Fantasia is seeking a big week too. Her third set, "Back to Me," is on track for a sturdy No. 2 debut with a number in the range of 150,000 to 175,000."
If you don't have a copy of her album, please go out and support!
Jazmine Sullivan's "Love Me Back"'s track listing has just been released. Her album is slated for an October 5th release...
1. Holding You Down (Goin’ In Circles)
2. 10 Seconds
3. Good Enough
4. Don’t Make Me Wait
5. Love You Long Time
7. Excuse Me
8. U Get On My Nerves
10. In Vain
12. Luv Back
Check out John Legend and The Roots performing their cover of "Wake Up Everybody" Live at the NAACP Image Awards... Enjoy!
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Check out Fantasia's AOL Sessions. Her performance of "Bittersweet" is so heartfelt and deep. She took it to church! Also catch her performing her classic "Free Yourself" which is always on point. She also performs "Even Angles" and "Man of the House" off of her latest album Back to Me which is in stores now! To end her set, she performs her #1 smash hit "When I See You" .... Enjoy the whole set and cop her album.
Link to the set click here
"Let's Stay Together" - Al Green
- Producers: Al Green and Willie Mitchell
- Classification: Gospel Soul, Southern Soul, Slow Jam, and Smooth Soul
- Record Label: Hi Records
- "Let's Stay Together" was released from 1971's Let's Stay Together.
- Peaked at #1 on both Billboard's Hot 100 and US R&B Charts
Check out these clip from Fantasia's upcoming Behind the Music which airs tonight at 9pm EST/8pm CST on Vh1.