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Editor Pick: Jaheim "Otha Half"

Editor Pick: Jaheim "Otha Half"

YKIGS February 4, 2010 2

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/373.mp3] If you’ve been a frequent visitor to this blog, you probably know by now I’ve really been anticipating Jaheim’s fifth album “Another Round.” Well, I’ve finally had a chance to listen to the

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Editor Pick: Glenn Lewis “ABC’s” & Chris Brown “ABC’s”

Editor Pick: Glenn Lewis “ABC’s” & Chris Brown “ABC’s”

YKIGS February 3, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/369.mp3] [audio:http://www.ykigs.com/370.mp3] Being a huge fan of Glenn Lewis, you had to imagine it was a little shocking for me a few years ago when I heard from a friend Chris Brown had a

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Editor Pick: Tamia “Careless Whisper”

Editor Pick: Tamia “Careless Whisper”

YKIGS February 2, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/368.mp3] Although it was only her debut album, that didn’t stop Tamia from aiming high and performing her own rendition of this number 1 single by George Michael. In my humble opinion, she passed

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Editor Pick: 702 “I Still Love You”

Editor Pick: 702 “I Still Love You”

YKIGS February 2, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/367.mp3] Whether it was from lack of promotion, poor choice of singles, or overall just not good quality music, 702’s third album “Star” didn’t quite live up to the success of their previous two

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Editor Pick: Tamar Braxton “If You Don’t Wanna Love Me”

Editor Pick: Tamar Braxton “If You Don’t Wanna Love Me”

YKIGS January 31, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/364.mp3] Unbeknownst to many, Toni Braxton actually has a younger sister who can also sing and launched a short lived solo career back in the late 90’s. Tamar released her self titled debut album

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Editor Pick: Kiley Dean “Kiss Me Like That” (Produced by Timbaland)

Editor Pick: Kiley Dean “Kiss Me Like That” (Produced by Timbaland)

YKIGS January 30, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/361.mp3] While we are on the subject of Kiley Dean, here is a personal favorite of mine from her shelved debut album “Simple Girl.” Many people (including me at first) may not have taken

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Editor Pick: Jon B. “Pleasures U Like”

Editor Pick: Jon B. “Pleasures U Like”

YKIGS January 30, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/357.mp3] Here is another song that I asked Jon about in the interview. The title track for his 1999 third solo album, “Pleasures U Like” is one of those smooth feel good tracks that

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Editor Pick: Amel Larrieux & Glenn Lewis: “Where is the Love”

Editor Pick: Amel Larrieux & Glenn Lewis: “Where is the Love”

YKIGS January 28, 2010 0

There haven’t been many better r&b duets through the years than between Amel Larrieux and Glenn Lewis. We highlight their great collaboration “Where is the Love” here, and they also had the amazing song

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Editor Pick: The Isley Brothers “Secret Lover” featuring Avant

Editor Pick: The Isley Brothers “Secret Lover” featuring Avant

YKIGS January 24, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/343.mp3] Although this was released as a single, the song didn’t generate much buzz when it came out. I’m not sure why however, as I really like this song and still do to this

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Editor Pick: John Legend “Please Baby Don’t” featuring Sergio Mendes

Editor Pick: John Legend “Please Baby Don’t” featuring Sergio Mendes

YKIGS January 24, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/342.mp3] This gem from John Legend was tucked away nicely on Brazilian Jazz and Funk musician Sergio Mendes’ 2006 album “Timeless.” The album features an impressive lineup of guests throughout including Jill Scott, India

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