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Month: December 2011

Rare Gem: Destiny’s Child “2 Step” (Written by Static Major)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/2149.mp3] This song served as a Wal-Mart bonus track for their last album “Destiny Fulfilled”.

Interview: Already an Established Powerhouse Producer, Rico Love Ready to Lead his Division 1 Label To Victory

The phrase “Turn The Lights On” was heard almost constantly in 2011 throughout radio stations. The man responsible for that is, of course, Rico Love. With songs penned for the likes of Kelly Rowland, Mary J. Blige and Melanie Fiona,…

YouKnowIGotSoul Presents Anatomy of a Hot Song: The Creation of Teedra Moses’ “Caution”

In the years since the release of Teedra Moses’ debut “Complex Simplicity” in 2004, the album has garnered a cult following of sorts in underground r&b. It seems everyone who has heard the album has loved it yet it never…

New Music

Taylor Berrett & Vita Chambers “Take Care” (Drake and Rihanna Cover)

Before 2011 comes to a close, SRP Music Group’s Taylor Berrett is releasing one more new video to tide his fans over. This time, Taylor teamed up with Universal Motown’s Bajan songstress Vita Chambers for an evocative new cover of…

Interview: Charlie Wilson Talks Overcoming Personal Challenges to Once Again Find Success in Music

Despite his immense talent and timeless voice, it hasn’t always come easy for Uncle Charlie Wilson. Dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, bouts of homelessness, and then struggling to find a deal for years before recently having to beat cancer,…

Jade Alston “Single on a Saturday Night” (EP)

R&B singer/songwriter Jade Alston drops her first EP, Single On A Saturday Night. As a body of work, Single on a Saturday Night tells a story about a newly-single woman on a Saturday night. Each track plays like a journal…

New Music: Joe “Double Back”

Check out “Double Back”, a new song from Joe’s upcoming album “Double Back: Evolution of R&B”.

New Videos

Ryan Leslie “Good Girl” (Video)

The third in a series of 10 videos making up the “LES IS MORE” visual album.

News: Ne-Yo Readies New Album, the Sound Will Not Be “Beautiful Monster” Ne-Yo

Coming off of his number one single in collaboration with Pitbull on “Give Me Everything”, Ne-Yo is currently recording his fifth studio album and follow up to 2010’s “Libra Scale”. The project, which is currently set to be titled “The…