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Classic Vibe: Shanice "I Love Your Smile" (1991)

Back when she was only 18 years old, Shanice released her #1 single “I Love Your Smile.” Unfortunately, she was unable to parlay this into further success, as only one of her five albums sold well. She last released “Every…

New Music: D. Woods “Better on My Side” (Remix) featuring Rick Ross

Former Danity Kane member D. Woods releases a remix to her current single “Better on my Side” featuring Rick Ross.

New R&B: Angie Stone "Free" & "Think Sometimes"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/125.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/126.mp3] Angie Stone is sounding soulful as usual on her two new songs “Free” and “Think Sometimes.” I’m especially feeling the latter, and this will possibly pop up on hew new album “Unexpected.” The album was originally due for…

New Music: Charlie Wilson “Take This Ring” (Produced by Bryan-Michael Cox)

A new song by former Gap Band lead singer Charlie Wilson has surfaced called “Take This Ring.” He released “Uncle Charlie” earlier this year, so this is probably a left over track from that album.

Release Reminder: Boyz II Men "Love"

R&B legends Boyz II Men will be releasing their 9th studio album titled “Love” on November 17. This release will be a cover album comprised of “popular love songs of the past,” and their 3rd cover album overall. The album…

Rare Gem: Next “I Still Love You” (Remix) featuring Big Pun

This may not be the rarest of songs, but it is was only released as a remix on the cd single of “I Still Love You.” This is the first of two collaborations Next and Big Pun would make, they…

Rare Gem: Vanessa Marquez “Day Dreaming” (Produced by The Neptunes)

Vanessa Marquez is a singer who was signed to Star Trak Records back in the early to mid 00’s but never ended up releasing an album. During her career, she sang backup on Neptunes produced tracks by Justin Timberlake (Rock…

Classic Vibe: Method Man "I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By" featuring Mary J. Blige (1995) (Produced by The Rza/Puff Daddy)

Today’s Classic Hip Hop Song of the Day is actually considered to be the first “Thug Love” song in hip hop featuring a rapper and a singer. It feature’s a sample from the 1968 Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell hit…

Classic Vibe: Carl Thomas "I Wish" (1999)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhHIPx6FnVA “I Wish” was the debut single by Carl Thomas and was a #1 RnB hit, spending 6 weeks atop the charts. Like most Bad Boy artists, he never got the chance to really shine due to poor promotion and…

New Music: Brandy “Stupid In Love” (Written by Ne-Yo) (Eventually Released by Rihanna)

Well, the official version of this song may have ended up on Rihanna’s album, but now it looks like Brandy also recorded the track which was also recorded as a demo and written by Ne-Yo, produced by Stargate. Pretty interesting…