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Editor Pick: Digital Black “Halfway” featuring Static Major

Editor Pick: Digital Black “Halfway” featuring Static Major

YKIGS January 13, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/323.mp3] Thus far, I’ve featured the solo careers of two out of the three original members of Playa on the site. Now, here is a song from the third member of the group, Digital

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Editor Pick: Joe “Sexy Girls”

Editor Pick: Joe “Sexy Girls”

YKIGS January 12, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/321.mp3] Off the top of your head, how many r&b singers can you think of that have not only had long and successful careers, but also managed to maintain a consistent sound throughout? It’s

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Editor Pick: Joe “Stutter”

Editor Pick: Joe “Stutter”

YKIGS January 12, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/320.mp3] As a tie-in to today’s ‘Classic Vibe,’ here is the original version of “Stutter” from the “My Name is Joe” album. The original has a more mid tempo vibe to it in comparison

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Editor Pick: Ginuwine “Final Warning” featuring Aaliyah & Static Major (Produced by Timbaland)

Editor Pick: Ginuwine “Final Warning” featuring Aaliyah & Static Major (Produced by Timbaland)

YKIGS January 11, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/317.mp3] Here’s another gem that was written by Static for Ginuwine. In a recent interview, Tim Barnett, Static Major’s manager, pointed out that G didn’t have enough time to record the whole thing, so

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Editor Pick: Glenn Lewis “Take You High”

Editor Pick: Glenn Lewis “Take You High”

YKIGS January 5, 2010 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/293.mp3] Attention Glenn Lewis, we need you back ASAP! After hearing his debut album “World Outside My Window,” I became a big supporter of him as an artist and felt he would be in

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Editor Pick: Carl Thomas “Woke Up In the Morning”

Editor Pick: Carl Thomas “Woke Up In the Morning”

YKIGS January 4, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/291.mp3] I think what gets me about this song is it borrows the beat from fellow Bad Boy label mate The Notorious B.I.G.’s “My Downfall” and carries the same subdued tone. Whereas Biggie raps

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Editor Pick: Babyface “Stress Out” (Produced by The Neptunes)

Editor Pick: Babyface “Stress Out” (Produced by The Neptunes)

YKIGS January 4, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/290.mp3] I really like this song for two reasons: very good production from the Neptunes in their prime, and the lyrics on this song are amazing. It might not be groundbreaking material, but I

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Editor Pick: Tank “Make Me Wanna Sing” featuring Sparkle

Editor Pick: Tank “Make Me Wanna Sing” featuring Sparkle

YKIGS January 3, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/289.mp3] This was easily my favorite song from the “One Man” album. One thing I will say about Tank is, he has shown tremendous growth through each of his first three albums. In fact,

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Editor Pick: Donell Jones “Yearnin”

Editor Pick: Donell Jones “Yearnin”

YKIGS January 3, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/287.mp3] Not only is Donell one of the most underrated artists in r&b, but his debut album “My Heart” from 1996 is one that is severely slept on. After all, it wasn’t until his

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Editor Pick: T-Boz “Wanna Take Me Back”

Editor Pick: T-Boz “Wanna Take Me Back”

YKIGS January 3, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/286.mp3] On a “soundtrack” that featured mostly hip hop and was primarily used to promote a tour featuring the likes of Jay-Z, Method Man, Redman & Ja Rule, this r&b gem was mysteriously tossed

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