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Month: November 2010

Editor Pick: Eric Benet "Summer Love" featuring India Benet

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1020.mp3] Already my early pick as the r&b album of the year, Eric Benet’s “Lost in Time” album is in stores today! Here is a personal favorite from the album which features a collaboration with his daughter India. I highly…

Free Mixtape Download: Raheem DeVaughn "Jackin 4 Beats"

Just released tonight by Raheem exclusively on his twitter account @368Hustlers. Click Here to download the mixtape.

YouKnowIGotSoul Interview With Tank

When an r&b singer is looking for someone to write or produce a hit for them, who is one of the first people they might look to for that song? I’m pretty sure that Tank’s name would be one of…

Editor Pick: Tank "I Don’t Wanna Be Lovin You"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1018.mp3] In my honest opinion, the progression in Tank’s album is a path that is usually the opposite you see in most artists. I’ve always felt Tank has grown throughout his albums, and while it’s natural for an artist to…

New Joints: Static Major "We Need a Resolution (Aaliyah Demo) & "More Than a Woman" (New Version/Aaliyah Demo)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1016.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1017.mp3] Both of these demos that Static did for Aaliyah have been in the archives until just recently when we got the world premier. For the new version of “More than a Woman,” as the story goes, Static felt…

Rare Gem: Playa “Grateful” (Produced by Timbaland)

Take em to church fellas!!! On this Thanksgiving Day, it’s only fitting for me to put a song up like this. This is the definition of a rare gem right here.

Editor Pick: Ne-Yo “Telekinesis”

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1012.mp3] As with most albums, I like to listen to the whole thing through a few times and then decide on a favorite non-single that I can share with the site. To be honest, with Ne-Yo’s new album the decision…

New Music: Rahsaan Patterson “Easier Said Than Done”

Thankfully, the super talented Rahsaan Patterson is currently working on a new album which at this time will be called “Bleuphoria.” His signature soulful voice is still there, but I’m not sure how to describe the beat he’s singing over…

YouKnowIGotSoul Interview With Producer Mike City

If you’re a regular visitor to YouKnowIGotSoul, then surely you must have read more than once I’m the type that enjoys buying an album and immediately opening the liner notes to check the production and writing credits on each song….

Chaka Khan Live Concert Footage at Paradise Theater in NYC 11/20/10

This past weekend I had the pleasure of seeing r&b legend Chaka Khan performing live in the Bronx at the Paradise Theater. The show was opened by Atlantic Starr who did a great show and got a great reception, but…