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Mini Album Review: Alicia Keys – Here

Mini Album Review: Alicia Keys – Here

Edward Bowser November 7, 2016 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com After being in the public eye for 15-something years, I think we’re just now seeing the real Alicia Keys. Back when she launched her #NoMakeup campaign a year

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Album Review: Eric Benét – Eric Benét

Album Review: Eric Benét – Eric Benét

Edward Bowser October 4, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Can we still get away with the phrase “grown n’ sexy” in 2016 or nah? Because there’s no better way to describe Eric Benét’s  ninth-studio album – the

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Album Review: Usher – Hard II Love

Album Review: Usher – Hard II Love

Edward Bowser September 14, 2016 16

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Usher’s 2004 Confessions album is not only his greatest achievement, it’s his greatest curse. Confessions is arguably R&B’s last classic album – and I’m talking legit classic here,

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EP Review: H.E.R. – Vol. 1

EP Review: H.E.R. – Vol. 1

Edward Bowser September 13, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Who is H.E.R.? Um, I mean, who is she? Not much is known about the mysterious project that popped up the morning of Sept. 11 – what we

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Album Review: Slim of 112 – Refueled

Album Review: Slim of 112 – Refueled

YKIGS May 15, 2016 0

When 112 disbanded following the release of the group’s final album “Pleasure & Pain” in 2005, it was unclear to fans what would follow. Each of the group’s members have released solo albums since,

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Album Review: Jaheim – Struggle Love

Album Review: Jaheim – Struggle Love

YKIGS March 17, 2016 0

Often times you’ll hear an artist say they want to take it back to the roots on an upcoming project, only to listen and find out they weren’t able to deliver. For various reasons,

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Album Review: Brian McKnight – Better

Album Review: Brian McKnight – Better

YKIGS February 26, 2016 0

Brian McKnight is in love. This should come as no surprise to anyone who’s viewed his Instagram account over the past year and witnessed the beautiful way he’s celebrated his woman. He’s been one

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Album Review: Tweet – Charlene

Album Review: Tweet – Charlene

YKIGS February 24, 2016 0

When singer Tweet announced she’d be releasing a new album in early 2016, there was much celebration among r&b fans. After all, it had been over a decade since she released her sophomore album

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Album Review: Mya – Smoove Jones

Album Review: Mya – Smoove Jones

YKIGS February 15, 2016 0

As the r&b genre has moved away from the mainstream and the major label structure over the past decade, many artists have gone under appreciated and overlooked in the process. Being an independent artist

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Album Review: SWV – Still

Album Review: SWV – Still

Edward Bowser February 1, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com SWV knows exactly what the people want. What they want is what they’ve been missing — that 1990s-era sound that only seems to live on in our iPod playlists

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