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Month: April 2010

New Music: Sam Salter “I Broke My Heart”

For those unfamiliar with Salter, he was originally signed by La Reid and LaFace Records back in the late 90’s, and was assisted by Babyface in creating his debut album. His second album “Little Black Book” was shelved, but two…

New Music: Static Major “Body Rock” (Exclusive)

Another treat for you guys, and this one is a Slam personal favorite. It’s not often we got to hear Static singing on a slow jam like this, so that makes it even more enjoyable. As you can hear, the…

Classic Vibe: The Firm "Firm Biz" featuring Dawn Robinson (1997)

This group had all the potential in the world when they decided to come together and put out an album. Four of the hottest rappers currently out, production by Dr. Dre, and a ton of hype. Unfortunately, the album by…

Rare Gem: Mark Middleton "I Do"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/620.mp3] As a request from a site reader Tyler, here is Mark Middleton’s “I Do.” The song was featured in the movie “The Brothers” during the wedding scene at the end but for whatever reason it was not included on…

New Joint: Goapele "Different" featuring Mos Def

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/619.mp3] This is a new version of the song that was featured on her 2005 “Change it All” album and features Mos Def instead of Clyde Carson. Here is some info on her upcoming album “Milk & Honey” due for…

New Music: Mya “Confusion”

Unreleased song from Mya which was a leftover from her “Liberation” album. Here is an update on what she’s been up to and what she has coming from her web site: During her downtime Mýa started her own independent label,…

New Joint: Kelis "Home"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/616.mp3] Each new song we hear from Kelis further validates the fact that she has abandoned her urban r&b sound for this album in favor of a more techno/dance sound. While it might work for her, I will always prefer…

Upcoming Album: Janelle Monae "The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)"

Janelle is currently finishing up her solo debut album which is the follow up to her 2007 “Metropolis Suite I of IV: The Chase” EP. The album will be in stores May 18th, and the first single is “Tightrope” featuring…

Upcoming Album: Keith Sweat "Ridin Solo"

Keith Sweat is now a part of Kedar Entertainment (who is slowly building a very good roster of 90’s r&b groups) and is due to release his new album “Ridin Solo” on June 15th. I posted the first single which…

Classic Vibe: TLC "No Scrubs" (1999)

It’s been eight years today since Left Eye passed, and her legacy continues to live on. In her time as part of TLC, she was involved with one of the best female groups of all time. It’s a shame we…