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New Music: Solange “Stillness is the Move”

“Stillness is the Move” is a cover by Solange of the Dirty Projector’s song. She actually also uses the beat that was used in Erykah Badu’s “Bag Lady.” We think Solange did a pretty good job, and if you hear…

New Music: Lady Gaga "Telephone" featuring Beyonce (Produced by Darkchild)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/146.mp3] This is going to be a MAJOR hit, mark it down. This collaboration came together in a big way for a certified club banger. I could already here this song being repeated over and over in the clubs, enough…

New Music: Ne-Yo “Stupid in Love” (Rihanna Demo) (Produced by Stargate)

“Stupid in Love” is a new demo song by Ne-Yo written for Rihanna. The song pretty much sounds like it could be a sequal to “Take a Bow” which he also wrote. Should be interesting to see if Rihanna’s version…

Upcoming Album: Rakim "The Seventh Seal"

Hip Hop legend Rakim is set to release his 7th album and first in ten years called “The Seventh Seal.” After signing with Dr. Dre in 2000, he failed to release any material on Aftermath. Despite his long absence, Rakim…

New Music: Mariah Carey “100 Percent” (Produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/118.mp3] A new song by Mariah Carrey called “100 Percent” has just surfaced. It’s an inspirational song about giving your all and never give up. It’s slightly reminiscant of the old days when Mariah used to REALLY sing and makes…

New Video: LeToya Luckett "Regret" featuring Ludacris

It hurts me to say it since it was written by Tank, but this song is wack. The overall sound is cool, but c’mon, is she serious singing about this: I made you coolYou wasnt that dudeUntil i started f*ckin…

New Music: Wale “Center of Attention”

“Center of Attention” is a bonus track from Wale’s new album “Attention Deficit.” The track finds him talking about the pain of being famous and having everyone know you; a stark contrast to what he was rhyming about on most…

Classic Vibe: Tamia "Imagination" featuring Jermaine Dupri (1998)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5V_VfVJRng Today’s Classic Vibe is “Imagination”, Tamia’s first single from her self titled debut album. She made her first recording at the age of 19 on the Quincy Jones album “Q’s Jook Joint” with her beautiful rendition of “You Put…

Classic Vibe: Ahmad "Back in the Day" (1994)

“Back in the Day” is the hit single by one hit wonder Ahmad. The track is actually most famous for having a sample of the Teddy Pendergras song “Love TKO” as the chorus. He has only released one solo album,…

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…