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Album Review: Joe "Signature"

You can probably count on one hand the number of artists who actually write, produce and arrange all or even most of their music these days. Most talented r&b singers will hook up with the hottest producers and writers at…

New Music: Lyfe Jennings “If I Knew Then”

“If I Knew Then” is a song by Lyfe Jennings from his album “I Still Believe”.

New Music: Static Major “Ride Till The Wheels Fall Off” “I Got My” and “Bus Stop Breezy”

Today would have been the 35th birthday of Static Major. For those who aren’t familiar, he was a part of the group Playa, and was also responsible for writing and producing major hits such as: “Pony,” “So Anxious” & “Same…

Classic Vibe: Mobb Deep "Temperature’s Rising" (1995)

Today’s Classic Hip Hop Song of the Day is “Temperature’s Rising” by Mobb Deep off of their 1995 album “Infamous.” Mobb Deep was considered one of the best hip hop groups, but managed to alienate most of their fanbase by…

Classic Vibe: Blackstreet "No Diggity" featuring Dr. Dre & Queen Pen (1996)

Although Blackstreet had a very successful career where they released four albums, “No Diggity” is the groups lone number 1 single on the hot 100. After a 13 year hiatus, the group is actually back together and plans to record…

Tracklisting for Timbaland’s "Shock Value 2"

All I can say is WOW. The guest list that Timbaland has put together for this album is amazing. Just about every genre is covered here, and I’m very curious to see how this album flows overall. One thing I…

Tracklisting for Snoop Dogg’s "Malice n Wonderland"

Snoop Dogg is preparing the release of his 10th studio album called “Malice N Wonderland” and the tracklisting has just released. As usual, Snoop brings an all-star cast with him. Eight of his nine albums have gone platinum so far,…

Rare Gem: Rell “Let Me Show You”

“Let Me Show You” is an unreleased song by Rell that was supposed to be on his debut album “The Remedy” in 2000 but that is also unreleased. This song is pretty good and reminds us a lot of R….

New Music: Mary J. Blige “I Am” (Written by Johnta Austin/Produced by Stargate)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/105.mp3] When this song first leaked last week, it also featured Johnta Austin who actually wrote the track. However, the mastered version contains only Mary J. and will probably end up on her album “Stronger” which will be in stores…

Classic Vibe: Big Pun "You Came Up" featuring Noreaga (1998)

Who knows where hip hop would be today if Big Pun were still alive. As he said on today’s Classic Hip Hop Song of the Day, “The way I kept it real is more important than any record deal.” It’s…