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Five Reasons Why “Black Rose” Will NOT Be the Final Album from Tyrese

Leading up to Tyrese’s latest release “Black Rose”, he was adamant that this would be his final album. Seemingly at the height of his career, he seemed 100% confident in that decision and hasn’t wavered from it since. “Shame” is…

Top 10 R&B Producers of the 2000’s (Editorial)

90’s R&B will always be remembered as the golden era of R&B, but there was something unique about the 2000’s. Hip Hop and R&B at this point were essentially interchangable at this point when it came to the beats and…

With Each Album, Avant has Quietly Become One of the R&B Greats of his Generation (Editorial)

When considering the r&b greats over the last couple of decades, Avant may not be one of the first names that comes to mind. However, when you look at his track record of timeless hits through each album, there aren’t…

Revisiting Teedra Moses’ “Complex Simplicity” on the 10 Year Anniversary of its Release

“I can’t really trip about people not knowing, I guess in due time, all in God speed. But some amazing music I have is from artists that people really don’t know. It’s like, some things are really a gift, and…

The History of UK Soul From Sade to Craig David to Marsha Ambrosius & Beyond

Written by Sope Soetan (@SopeSoetan) When examining the impact British artists have had on the American music industry, more often than not the following are always mentioned; The Beatles, Spice Girls and more recently One Direction. What do all these…

10 Best R&B Songs of 2013 So Far (Part 3)

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com 2013 is halfway done and we’ve experienced some great music over the past few months. Recently we’ve been counting down our favorite tracks of the year so far. YKIGS Senior Editor Kyle Ng shared…

10 Best R&B Songs of 2013 So Far (Part 2)

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Here at YouKnowIGotSoul.com, we’re celebrating the great music we’ve enjoyed over the past six months with a look back at our favorite tracks of the year. Last time, Senior Editor Kyle Ng shared his…

10 Best R&B Songs of 2013 So Far (Part 1)

The Best R&B songs of 2013 (so far) – Part 1 Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Can you believe we’re halfway through 2013 already? The year already has produced some outstanding albums and with many high-profile releases still on…

Editorial: How to Create an R&B Hit Today In 5 Simple Steps

A sarcastic take on the predictability in music today… Written By Sope Soetan (@SopeSoetan) Edited By Kamran Assadi (@KamranAssadi) Music in general has become nothing more than a homogenous marketplace with hardly any sense of individuality. But no genre’s artists…

Editorial: With New Music on the Way, is Aaliyah’s Legacy at Risk?

(Written By Sope Soetan) It may have been 11 years since starlet Aaliyah tragically passed away but her name has never been more prevalent than it’s been in the past few months. This can be accredited to the talks of…