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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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Editor Pick: Jagged Edge “Can I Get With You”

Editor Pick: Jagged Edge “Can I Get With You”

YKIGS January 2, 2010 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/284.mp3] Honestly, I could have hand picked almost any song off of the “J.E. Hearbreak” album and featured it, but of the non-singles “Can I Get With You” stands out above the rest to

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Editor Pick: Aaliyah “Loose Rap” featuring Static Major

Editor Pick: Aaliyah “Loose Rap” featuring Static Major

YKIGS December 31, 2009 1

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/276.mp3] Continuing my celebration of Aaliyah on the day I named her r&b artist of the decade, here is one of my favorites from her 2001 “Aaliyah” album. The song was written by and

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Editor Pick: Avant “Everything About You”

Editor Pick: Avant “Everything About You”

YKIGS December 30, 2009 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/274.mp3] When you got a beautiful woman by your side who loves you, this is the type of song you dedicate to her. This could have been a good follow up single to “Read

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Editor Pick: Jon B. “Bonafide”

Editor Pick: Jon B. “Bonafide”

YKIGS December 30, 2009 0

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/273.mp3] I know not many will agree with me, but this many be my favorite song from Jon B’s debut “Bonafide” from 1995. The song is a bit unique, and in fact he doesn’t

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