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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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Album Review: Miguel, Wildheart

Album Review: Miguel, Wildheart

Edward Bowser June 23, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Of all the tracks on Wildheart, Miguel’s much-anticipated third album, it’s the seventh song, “what’s normal anyway” that best captures the spirit of the set: “Too proper for the

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Mini Album Review: Lyfe Jennings, Tree of Lyfe

Mini Album Review: Lyfe Jennings, Tree of Lyfe

Edward Bowser June 23, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com AYE YO YOU… …um, that’s a pretty freaky looking album cover you’ve got going on there, Lyfe. It looks like the Human Centipede auditioning for Alvin Ailey. But it’s really no

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Album Review: Elijah Blake, Shadows & Diamonds

Album Review: Elijah Blake, Shadows & Diamonds

Edward Bowser June 19, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com It seems a bit weird to call Elijah Blake a rookie — he’s been releasing music for at least three or four years now. But still, his name often

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Album Review: Tamia, Love Life

Album Review: Tamia, Love Life

Edward Bowser June 4, 2015 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com 1998 was a very good year. Now that I think about it, it may have been one of our best years. Those 12 months introduced the world to some

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Going Against the Grain, BriaMarie Scores a Victory for Ethical Music on Debut Album “Freshman”

Going Against the Grain, BriaMarie Scores a Victory for Ethical Music on Debut Album “Freshman”

YKIGS May 31, 2015 0

When we were introduced to BriaMarie a few years back, we had a feeling we were meeting someone special. After all, she was being presented by Carvin Haggins, who along with his production partner

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Album Review: Case, Heaven’s Door

Album Review: Case, Heaven’s Door

Edward Bowser March 27, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Before we begin, ask yourself this: What are the ingredients of a successful album? Now if the first thing that came to mind was “get a hot feature from

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Album Review: Raheem DeVaughn, “Love, Sex & Passion”

Album Review: Raheem DeVaughn, “Love, Sex & Passion”

Edward Bowser February 13, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Here’s a PSA from your favorite music writer – Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. Fellas, step your games up. And ladies, you aren’t off the hook either – brothers

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