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Month: March 2010

Editor Pick: Jon B. “Cool Relax”

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/457.mp3] I posted the video version (the remix) as today’s Classic Vibe, now here is the album version of “Cool Relax.” I’m not sure what made him decide to go with the remix for the video, but I know it…

Classic Vibe: Jon B. "Cool Relax" Remix featuring Guru (Produced by DJ Premier)

After falling in love with the original version of “Cool Relax,” I didn’t think it was even possible that a remix would come close, but leave it to DJ Premier to cook up a classic remix. Released as the final…

New Music: Nicole Wray “Listen to Your Heart”

New song from Nicole Wray that she posted on her Twitter. After one listen, it sounds pretty good, so definitely check this one out.

Interview

YouKnowIGotSoul Interview With Sincere from Sintainment Promotions + Reminder "All The Things Your Man Won’t Do Concert" March 6th Hartford, CT

Sincere Interview I had a chance to speak with Sincere of Sintainment Promotions who is putting on the “All The Things Your Man Won’t Do” Concert March 6th in Hartford, CT. He touched on everything from how he started the…

Editor Pick: Guru “Hustlin Daze” featuring Donell Jones & Guru “Guidance” featuring Amel Larrieux

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/452.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/453.mp3] This is in tribute to Guru and wishing him a speedy recovery from his recent heart attack. Even if you aren’t a fan of classic hip hop and don’t know him from his time in legendary group Gangstarr,…

New Joints: Justin Bieber "Never Let You Go" & Johnta Austin "Never Let You Go" (Justin Bieber Demo)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/447.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/448.mp3] If you are reading this right now, that means you didn’t get scared off by me posting a Justin Bieber song! I know, it’s an outrage, in fact I’m a little shocked myself. However, I have good reason!…

Classic Vibe: Maxwell "Suitelady (The Proposal Jam)" (1996)

The second Classic Vibe is from Maxwell’s debut album “Urban Hang Suite.” (The version I posted is from his Unplugged album). That whole album lyrically went through the cycle of an adult romance, and “Suitelady” is pretty much the conclusion…

Classic Vibe: Faith Evans "I Love You" (2001)

The biggest hit from Faith Evans 2001 album “Faithfully.” The song was actually written by Jennifer Lopez of all people. Although the album was very solid, it really suffered commercially due to poor promotion from Bad Boy (what else is…