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Classic Vibes

Classic Vibe: Sharissa “All These Years” (Produced by Bryce Wilson/Co-Written by Lil’ Mo) (2002)

Sharissa is probably most remembered for her sassy warning to her unattentive boyfriend on her biggest hit, “Any Other Night.” Nontheless, her debut album was a solid effort. Groove Theory’s Bryce Wilson produced this track. Bryce also shares writing credits…

Classic Vibe: Lysette “Young, Sad and Blue” (1998)

This 1998 single became a minor radio hit for Lysette. Post written by Ian Evans

Classic Vibe: Blaque “I’m Good” (Produced by Darkchild) (2003)

This joint was on the soundtrack for the movie “Honey” and also the second single off Blaque’s unreleased “Torch” album. Be on the lookout for the interview we did with Brandi.

Classic Vibe: Patti Labelle “Good Lovin” (Produced by Troy Taylor) (2004)

http://youtu.be/9lSa60cIVBM This is a nice feel good track from Patti’s first release on Def Soul Classics, Timeless Journey. Troy Taylor does a nice job of staying true to the R&B icon’s classic sound, while keeping the track fresh. Troy Taylor…

Classic Vibe: Alyson Williams “Just Call My Name” (1989)

Russell Simmons recognized the vocal skill of Alyson Williams and signed the versatile songstress to his Def Jam label in the 1980’s. Even though this song was not Alyson’s highest charting hit, she is most known for this mesmerizing ballad…

Classic Vibe: Ol’ Skool “Am I Dreaming” featuring Xscape & Keith Sweat (1998)

Under the tutelage of R&B veteran, Keith Sweat, Ol’ Skool managed to put together a solid debut album. With the help of Xscape and Keith Sweat, Ol’ Skool delivered a beautiful cover of Atlantic Starr’s quiet storm classic. This stand…

Classic Vibe: Atlantic Starr “Am I Dreaming” (1980)

This may not have been Atlantic Starr’s most commercially successful hit, but it remains a fan favorite. Written by Shannan Brady

Classic Vibe: Dave Hollister “Keep Lovin You” (2000)

Not to be confused with “Keep On Lovin’” from Dave’s Chicago ’85… The Movie album, this feel good track was featured on Steve Harvey’s “Sign of Things to Come” compilation. Written by Shannan Brady

Classic Vibe: Queen Latifah “It’s Alright” featuring Faith Evans (1997)

http://youtu.be/66AoCjVWTuE This single was featured on Latifah’s “Order In The Court” album as well as the “Nothing To Lose” soundtrack. The song samples Alicia Myers “I Want To Thank You” and features Faith Evans on background vocals. Written by Ian…

Classic Vibe: Rude Boys “Written All Over Your Face” (Produced by Gerald Levert) (1991)

The 1990’s had its fair share of male R&B groups, but the Rude Boys managed to capture people’s attention with this infectious groove. The guys get a little help from their mentor, Gerald Levert, on this chart topping hit. Written…