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Upcoming Album: Brian McKnight "Evolution of a Man" and New Single "What I’ve Been Waiting For"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/34.mp3] On October 27, Brian McKnight will release his 9th album (excluding two Christmas albums) after being pushed back a few times from the originally scheduled release dates. The album reportedly features collaborations with legend Stevie Wonder and neo-soul singer…

New Music: Jaheim "Ain’t Leaving Without You"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/36.mp3] Jaheim is back with a new song called “Ain’t Leaving Without You” which might be a single off of his 5th album to be released next year. The song seems to sample De La Soul’s “Ring Ring Ring” and…

Classic Vibe: Faith Evans "You Used to Love Me" (Produced by Chucky Thompson) (1995)

“You Used to Love Me” was the first single by Faith Evans back in 1995. The video features her then husband the Notorious B.I.G. posing as a DJ. Since her album “The First Lady” in 2005, Faith has not released…

Classic Vibe: The Lost Boyz "Renee" (1996)

Queens rappers The Lost Boyz scored their biggest hit with “Renee” off their “Legal Drug Money” album in 1996. The song was a refrain from the group’s usually hardcore style as it tells the sad story of the death of…

New Music: Ne-Yo “Fade Away” (Mary J. Blige Demo) (Produced by Stargate)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/37.mp3] “Fade Away” is a new leaked song by Ne-Yo. It looks to be a demo of the song he wrote for Mary J. Blige off of her last album Growing Pains. In terms of who does it better, I…

New Hip Hop: Timbaland "Rumors" featuring Jay-Z & Keri Hilson

Here is a new song from Timbaland called “Rumors” featuring Jay-Z and Keri Hilson that is possibly on his Shock Value II album. Timbaland is on point with the beat as usual, Jay-Z provides a decent rap, but Keri Hilson…

Kevon Edmonds "Who Knew" Album Review

Check out the album review I wrote for the new Kevon Edmonds album “Who Knew.” It has been published on the prestigious Grown Folks Music website. Click here to read. “Although much has changed in rhythm and blues over that…

Better R&B Group: Dru Hill or Blackstreet?

Dru Hill Vs. Blackstreet Which is the Better R&B Group? Read more for group summaries. Dru Hill Albums: Dru Hill (1996), Enter the Dru (1998), Dru World Order (2002). Singles: Tell Me, In My Bed, Never Make a Promise, 5…

Classic Vibe: Aaliyah "Back and Forth" (1994)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2cnmq3Wi9M Before her untimely passing in 2001, Aaliyah was set to take over the world and pretty much be Beyonce before Beyonce was Beyonce. With a starring role in the Matrix set to put her completely into the mainstream, preceded…