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Year: 2010

Editor Pick: Connie McKendrick "All of the Things"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1077.mp3] I’ll be honest with you, besides this song which was included on the “FB Entertainment Presents: The Good Life” album in 2001, I know nothing about Connie McKendrick. In fact, even a short search on Google produced not much…

Editor Pick: Teedra Moses "Take My Love Away"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1076.mp3] This gem was included on Teedra’s mixtape “Young Hustla Vol. II: Live From the Jungle” in 2008. It was her second mixtape, and now four mixtapes in, it’s safe to say she releases a couple of these gems on…

Editor Pick: Tank “Heaven” (Ginuwine Demo)

This song released a few years ago and as it turns out the song was a demo for Ginuwine. Originally, We had thought it was intended for Tank’s “Sex, Love & Pain II” album, which as Tank mentioned in our…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #4 Raheem DeVaughn "The Love & War MasterPeace"

I know I’ve stated it many times before, but it was a REALLY good year for r&b. In most years, Raheem DeVaughn’s “The Love & War MasterPeace” would be an easy selection for album of the year. In fact, I…

Tracklisting for Ginuwine’s Upcoming "Elgin" Album

Ginuwine recently released the tracklist for his upcoming “Elgin” album which is scheduled for release on Valentine’s Day. So far, we’ve had a chance to hear the first single and accompanying video for “What Could’ve Been,” as well as a…

New Music: Rico Love “Love Drunk” (Masspike Miles Demo)

We’re big fans of the final version of this song, which was eventually recorded by r&b artist Masspike Miles, and features a verse from Rick Ross, but here is Rico Love’s demo version of the song.

New Joint: David Banner "Stutter" featuring Anthony Hamilton (Produced by 9th Wonder)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1063.mp3] When I saw David Banner did another song with Anthony Hamilton, I couldn’t help but think it would be “Cool” part 2, and I wasn’t too far off. I consider this a sequel to the previous song they did…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #5 Sade “Soldier Of Love”

Sade is one of the few select artist that can take a ten year break between studio albums and still find her audience intact upon her return. In 2010 Sade graced us once again with the masterpiece “Soldier Of Love”….

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #1 Dwele “What’s Not To Love” (Produced/Written by Mike City)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/548.mp3] We’ve finally reached the top slot on the YouKnowIGotSoul Top R&B Songs of 2010 and that honor goes to Dwele with his single “What’s Not To Love.” If you had a chance to hear my interview with Mike City,…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #2 Teedra Moses "R U 4 Real"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/850.mp3] This selection might come as a shock to many, but my huge support for Teedra aside, this is a very, very good song. So smooth, sensual and soulful; and to think it was only a mixtape song. Her new…