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Can We All Stop for a Minute and Appreciate the Greatness of Kevin Ross? (Editorial)

Can We All Stop for a Minute and Appreciate the Greatness of Kevin Ross? (Editorial)

YKIGS April 27, 2017 0

In a time when r&b music is starved for talent to come out that reminds us about everything we love about the genre, it’s only right we fully embrace those who do. So let’s

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Here Are 5 Great Aaliyah Songs You May Have Overlooked

Here Are 5 Great Aaliyah Songs You May Have Overlooked

YKIGS January 16, 2017 1

Even though Aaliyah passed away before she was able to truly reach her potential, she certainly left behind a legendary career. She only recorded three albums, but she also recorded material for soundtracks, collaborated

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The Top 10 Best R&B Albums of 2016 Presented by YouKnowIGotSoul

The Top 10 Best R&B Albums of 2016 Presented by YouKnowIGotSoul

YKIGS December 12, 2016 3

Even though 2016 is not over yet, we’ve pretty much gotten every r&b album release we’re going to see from the genre this year. As we’ve discussed on many of our podcasts, not only

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Analyzing the Biggest Snubs in the 2017 Grammy Nominations for R&B Categories

Analyzing the Biggest Snubs in the 2017 Grammy Nominations for R&B Categories

YKIGS December 6, 2016 2

The 2017 Grammy Nominations were announced today, and of course that comes with some debate. While there were many deserving artists who could have been selected among the five categories, there are only so

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Looking Back to 1999 When D’Angelo Said R&B Had Become ‘A Joke’, Let’s See If He Was Right

Looking Back to 1999 When D’Angelo Said R&B Had Become ‘A Joke’, Let’s See If He Was Right

YKIGS January 23, 2016 2

How many times have you heard the statement being made “They just don’t make music like they used to”? It’s quite possible you’ve even uttered those words yourself. It certainly seems that with every

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What Brandy Can Learn From The Release Of Her Last Album “Two Eleven”

What Brandy Can Learn From The Release Of Her Last Album “Two Eleven”

YKIGS January 20, 2016 3

It’s almost that time again. Brandy season is upon us and the timing couldn’t be more perfect. In case you forgot, it’s been four years since Brandy released her last album “Two Eleven”. The

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20 Years Ago in 1996, These R&B Greats Released Their Debut Albums

20 Years Ago in 1996, These R&B Greats Released Their Debut Albums

YKIGS January 18, 2016 1

There is no disputing that some of the best r&b music has come out of the 90’s. Not only did the decade introduce us to beloved sub genres such as New Jack Swing and

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Does Maxwell Owe it to R&B Fans to Release Music More Frequently? (Editorial)

Does Maxwell Owe it to R&B Fans to Release Music More Frequently? (Editorial)

YKIGS January 9, 2016 3

Fact: Maxwell has released four platinum albums over the course of his career. Opinion: Maxwell has built a timeless legacy as one of the top acts in r&b. Fact: Maxwell has numerous number one

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Where Are They Now? The Current Status of Every Female 90’s R&B Group

Where Are They Now? The Current Status of Every Female 90’s R&B Group

YKIGS January 5, 2016 1

A few days ago we rolled out our Current Status of Every Male 90’s R&B Group List, and now we do the same for the females. Just like the males, female r&b groups dominated

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How We Lost A Whole Generation Of Young Male R&B Stars From The 2000’s

How We Lost A Whole Generation Of Young Male R&B Stars From The 2000’s

YKIGS January 4, 2016 2

The year was 2001, and Usher had climbed to the top of the Male R&B ladder. He had just put out his third album “8701” and changed the image of R&B with his cool

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