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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…

Classic Vibe: Busta Rhymes "Turn It Up" (Fire It Up Remix) (1998)

Today’s classic song of the day is “Turn It Up (Fire It Up Remix)” by Busta Rhymes. Although the single would go on to be certified gold, only the original version of the song was featured his album “When Disaster…

Classic Vibe: Boyz II Men "Motown Philly" (1991)

Straight out of Philly, Boyz II Men jumped on the scene back in 1991 with their debut song “Motown Philly.” Their first album “Cooleyhighharmony” would go on to become certified nine times platinum in the US. To date, the group…