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Month: March 2010

Album Release Reminder: TQ “Kind of Blue”

Here is a message from TQ on the album: The wait is over!!!!! Kind of Blue is on sale WORLDWIDE!!!!! Get it from ur favorite retailer! Best Buy, Fye, iTunes, Amazon, YOU NAME IT!!!! Get it! It’s good!!!! If by…

Classic Vibe: Marc Nelson "15 Minutes" (1999)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd6dtMmMzXM Did You Know: Coming out of Philly, Marc Nelson was an original member of Boyz II Men but left the group prior to the group’s first album to pursue his solo career? Although he missed out on the opportunity…

New Music: Dru Hill “Back to the Future” & “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” & “The End”

Well, they are getting closer! “Back to the Future” is a nice ballad with what sounds like Jazz on the lead vocals. Next, they do a cover of Tears for Fears “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and put a…

New Joints: Monica “Lesson Learned” & “All I Know” (Produced/Written by Bryan-Michael Cox)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/520.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/522.mp3] Two bonus tracks from her “Still Standing” album in stores today. The songs are nice to listen to, but nothing special. With each song I hear, it becomes more evident that Monica has made a huge step back…

Classic Vibe: Hi-Five "I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)" (1991)

As I continue through a time when New Jack Swing ruled in r&b, here is a number one hit from Hi-Five. Although just teenagers when they were signed to Jive in the early 90’s, their debut album went platinum under…

New Music: Brandy “Believer” & “Who’s The Loser Now” (Produced by Timbaland)

Timbaland produced both of the currently unreleased songs “Believer” and “Who’s the Loser Now” for Brandy. They are also from the 2008 “Human” album sessions as leftovers. I really like Brandy and Timbaland working together; ever since her “Afrodisiac” album…

Editor Pick: Brandy “Fall” featuring Natasha Bedingfield & Brandy “Fall” (Album Version)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/516.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/517.mp3] This was probably already my favorite song on Brandy’s 2008 “Human” album, but now the song just got even better. I can’t confirm when this duet with Natasha Bedingfield was recorded, but it would have been nice to…

New Music: Toni Braxton “No Way” (Produced by The Underdogs)

After many delays, Toni Braxton’s sixth studio album “Pulse” will be released May 4th. Although many of her songs have leaked over the past few months, she has confirmed that some of those will also appear on the album. Additionally,…

New Music: Brandy “Home” (Produced by Timbaland)

“Home” is a currently unreleased song by Brandy that was produced by Timbaland and rumored to have been recorded for his “Shock Value II” album.

New Music: Brandy “Today” (Produced by Darkchild)

Here is a new unreleased song from Brandy. Currently, she is working on her new reality show with her brother called “Brandy and Ray-J: A Family Business” which will premier April 11th. The show will document Brandy working on her…