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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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Album Review: Tank – Sex, Love & Pain II

Album Review: Tank – Sex, Love & Pain II

YKIGS January 25, 2016 1

There is little doubt that the original “Sex, Love & Pain” album is Tank’s best to date. The album is considered a classic by rnb lovers, featured his number one single “Please Don’t Go”

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Album Review: Monica, Code Red

Album Review: Monica, Code Red

Edward Bowser December 17, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com On “I Miss Music,” one of the more memorable tracks from Monica’s new album, she echos the sentiments of many of you reading this review: “I miss Michael

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Album Review: Babyface “Return of the Tender Lover”

Album Review: Babyface “Return of the Tender Lover”

YKIGS December 3, 2015 2

R&B legend Babyface has well over three decades in music, and if there’s one thing we learned from his Grammy Award winning collaboration album “Love, Marriage & Divorce” with Toni Braxton, he’s still got

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Album Review: Angie Stone, Dream

Album Review: Angie Stone, Dream

Edward Bowser October 30, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Back in 2001, after listening to Angie Stone’s second album – and her signature work – Mahogany Soul, I made the following statement: “If Mother Nature could sing,

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Album Review: Tamar Braxton “Calling All Lovers”

Album Review: Tamar Braxton “Calling All Lovers”

YKIGS October 2, 2015 4

Thirteen years after the release of her debut album, Tamar Braxton came back in a major way with her sophomore record “Love and War”. The CD debuted at number two on the Billboard 200

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Album Review: Janet Jackson, Unbreakable

Album Review: Janet Jackson, Unbreakable

YKIGS October 2, 2015 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Let’s just be honest: There is no way Janet Jackson’s comeback album can reach our absurdly high expectations. I mean, ol’ Damita Jo would have to build a

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Album Review: Teedra Moses “Cognac & Conversation”

Album Review: Teedra Moses “Cognac & Conversation”

YKIGS August 5, 2015 2

Teedra Moses’ debut album “Complex Simplicity”. Some have heard it and fell in love with it, but for the most part it’s become an unheralded r&b gem through the years. However, it’s an album

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Album Review: Bilal “In Another Life”

Album Review: Bilal “In Another Life”

YKIGS June 28, 2015 1

Album Review By: Tara Scudder Bilal’s new release, ‘In Another Life’ takes the listener on a journey through a conscious, impassioned labyrinth. The choice to have the album produced entirely by Adrian Younge affords

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