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Album Review – Mack Wilds, AfterHours

Album Review – Mack Wilds, AfterHours

Edward Bowser April 7, 2017 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Before we get started, would you mind if I share a story that’s been annoying me for a few months now? Yeah, I know, Edd’s annoyed by something. Shocking

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Album Review: Charlie Wilson – In It To Win It

Album Review: Charlie Wilson – In It To Win It

Edward Bowser February 19, 2017 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com There’s no way around it – our world has seen better days. From the White House to your mama’s house, it feels like we’ve been under a constant

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Mini Album Review: Alicia Keys – Here

Mini Album Review: Alicia Keys – Here

Edward Bowser November 7, 2016 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com After being in the public eye for 15-something years, I think we’re just now seeing the real Alicia Keys. Back when she launched her #NoMakeup campaign a year

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Album Review: Eric Benét – Eric Benét

Album Review: Eric Benét – Eric Benét

Edward Bowser October 4, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Can we still get away with the phrase “grown n’ sexy” in 2016 or nah? Because there’s no better way to describe Eric Benét’s  ninth-studio album – the

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Album Review: Usher – Hard II Love

Album Review: Usher – Hard II Love

Edward Bowser September 14, 2016 17

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Usher’s 2004 Confessions album is not only his greatest achievement, it’s his greatest curse. Confessions is arguably R&B’s last classic album – and I’m talking legit classic here,

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EP Review: H.E.R. – Vol. 1

EP Review: H.E.R. – Vol. 1

Edward Bowser September 13, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Who is H.E.R.? Um, I mean, who is she? Not much is known about the mysterious project that popped up the morning of Sept. 11 – what we

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Album Review: SWV – Still

Album Review: SWV – Still

Edward Bowser February 1, 2016 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com SWV knows exactly what the people want. What they want is what they’ve been missing — that 1990s-era sound that only seems to live on in our iPod playlists

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Album Review: Monica, Code Red

Album Review: Monica, Code Red

Edward Bowser December 17, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com On “I Miss Music,” one of the more memorable tracks from Monica’s new album, she echos the sentiments of many of you reading this review: “I miss Michael

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The Top 100 R&B Songs of 2015 – Presented by YouKnowIGotSoul X Soul in Stereo

The Top 100 R&B Songs of 2015 – Presented by YouKnowIGotSoul X Soul in Stereo

YKIGS December 13, 2015 3

We’re rapidly approaching the end of 2015, so that means it’s time to name the Top 100 RnB Songs of year once again! Just like we did in 2014, we’ve counted down the top

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Album Review: Angie Stone, Dream

Album Review: Angie Stone, Dream

Edward Bowser October 30, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Back in 2001, after listening to Angie Stone’s second album – and her signature work – Mahogany Soul, I made the following statement: “If Mother Nature could sing,

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