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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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Album Review: Miguel, Wildheart

Album Review: Miguel, Wildheart

Edward Bowser June 23, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Of all the tracks on Wildheart, Miguel’s much-anticipated third album, it’s the seventh song, “what’s normal anyway” that best captures the spirit of the set: “Too proper for the

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Mini Album Review: Lyfe Jennings, Tree of Lyfe

Mini Album Review: Lyfe Jennings, Tree of Lyfe

Edward Bowser June 23, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com AYE YO YOU… …um, that’s a pretty freaky looking album cover you’ve got going on there, Lyfe. It looks like the Human Centipede auditioning for Alvin Ailey. But it’s really no

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Album Review: Elijah Blake, Shadows & Diamonds

Album Review: Elijah Blake, Shadows & Diamonds

Edward Bowser June 19, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com It seems a bit weird to call Elijah Blake a rookie — he’s been releasing music for at least three or four years now. But still, his name often

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Album Review: Tamia, Love Life

Album Review: Tamia, Love Life

Edward Bowser June 4, 2015 2

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com 1998 was a very good year. Now that I think about it, it may have been one of our best years. Those 12 months introduced the world to some

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Album Review: Case, Heaven’s Door

Album Review: Case, Heaven’s Door

Edward Bowser March 27, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Before we begin, ask yourself this: What are the ingredients of a successful album? Now if the first thing that came to mind was “get a hot feature from

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Album Review: Raheem DeVaughn, “Love, Sex & Passion”

Album Review: Raheem DeVaughn, “Love, Sex & Passion”

Edward Bowser February 13, 2015 1

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Here’s a PSA from your favorite music writer – Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. Fellas, step your games up. And ladies, you aren’t off the hook either – brothers

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Album Review: Charlie Wilson, “Forever Charlie”

Album Review: Charlie Wilson, “Forever Charlie”

Edward Bowser January 23, 2015 0

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com After listening to your favorite R&B uncle’s most recent release, I’ve come to two conclusions: Charlie Wilson is either an immortal vampire or the homie is sipping Fountain of

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Album Review: Jazmine Sullivan, “Reality Show”

Album Review: Jazmine Sullivan, “Reality Show”

Edward Bowser January 9, 2015 4

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Reality TV can be pretty hit or miss these days. Those of you born in an era of men wearing girl’s jeans and girls wearing plastic butts probably missed the greatness of MTV’s The

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