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Month: March 2011

New Music: DeAngelo Redman “Hurricane”

You may remember this name and face from television; DeAngelo was part of the fourth season of Diddy’s making the band but didn’t end up making the cut. He’s now with an independent label and preparing the release of his…

Rare Gems

Rare Gem: Timbaland & Magoo “Another Level” (feat. Static)

Here is another rare song from Da Bassment era. On this track, we hear a young Timbaland, Magoo and Static flowing to a beat that soon became Timbaland’s signature sound. Some may recognize parts of this song as the both…

R&B Great

Are Dru Hill R&B Greats?

What do you think? Discography: Dru Hill (1996) Enter the Dru (1998) Dru World Order (2002) InDRUpendence Day (2010) We should mention that this is strictly about Dru Hill as a group. Please do not make a decision based on…

New Music: Mary J. Blige – Someone to Love Me (Naked) (feat. Diddy & Lil Wayne)

Here is the first single off Mary J’s new album. Though the album doesn’t have a title yet, Mary revealed to MTV.com, backstage at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, that “Swizz [Beatz] and I, [we’re] in the studio cooking…

Classic Vibe: Montell Jordan “When You Get Home” (1998)

From Montell’s 1998 “Let’s Ride” album, this songs samples Marvin Gaye’s classic cut “I Want You.” Montell definitely did his thing on this track. Even though its been rumored that Montell has quit the business for good, I hope he…

New Music: DeVo D. “Etch A Sketch Love”

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1266.mp3] “WE’VE GOT AN ETCH-A-SKETCH LOVE” March, 2011 (Bronx, New York) — Bronx bred vocalist/songwriter “DeVo D.” hits the scene with his new single “Etch-A-Sketch Love”. Produced by “Cito On The Beat” (one half of the international Hip-Pop group “87…

New Music: Kem “If It’s Love” featuring Chrisette Michelle

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1265.mp3] If you had a chance to check out the interview I did with Kem (click here to read), he mentioned he re-cut one of his songs with Chrisette Michele, and now here is the finished result. The two sound…

New Mixtape: Mateo “Love & Stadiums”

GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER KERRY “KRUCIAL” BROTHERS AND KRUCIAL NOISE PRESENT SINGER-SONGWRITER MATEO “LOVE & STADIUMS” MIXTAPE PREMIERES TODAY ON MATEOONLINE.COM (March 30 – New York, NY) The stage is officially set for today’s release of “Love & Stadiums”, the…

New Video: Marques Houston “Ghetto Angel” featuring iMX

Well the timing on the release of this video is a bit odd; although “Matress Music” released just over six months ago, Marques was seemingly finished promoting it. However, from what I’ve been reading, the video is a prelude to…

New Music: DJ Quik “Real Woman” featuring Jon B.

When we had the opportunity to click here to read”>interview Jon B. last year, he raved about the collaborations he had done with DJ Quik. The first on we heard was a track they did for Jon’s album called “Fill…