YouKnowIGotSoul Logo

Featured

YouKnowIGotSoul Presents: Countdown to “Elgin” (Contest #1)

As part of our Countdown to Ginuwine’s new album, we are also having a trivia contest. Answer these three questions correctly and you may be one of the lucky few who win a Ginuwine related prize. We will pick at…

YouKnowIGotSoul Presents: Countdown to “Elgin” (Day 1)

So with a week until the release of Ginuwine’s new album “Elgin” (in stores Feburary 15), we felt it was a good time to remind everyone of the work Ginuwine has done in his 15 years in the industry. We…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #1 Eric Benet "Lost in Time"

In what turned out to be a very good year for r&b consummated by a flurry of very good releases in the final two months, I knew choosing an album of the year was going to be a difficult task….

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #2 El DeBarge “Second Chance”

El DeBarge enjoyed success in the 80’s as part of the family group DeBarge and sought for greater heights as a solo artist, following advise from original “Music Mogul” Berry Gordy. After hits such as “Rhythm of the Night,” “Who’s…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #3 R. Kelly “Love Letter”

What can I say?. I’ve been a big R. Kelly fan for years, but I can honestly say that I had given up on him momentarily and was waiting for a triumphant return. I didn’t know when, I didn’t know…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #4 Raheem DeVaughn "The Love & War MasterPeace"

I know I’ve stated it many times before, but it was a REALLY good year for r&b. In most years, Raheem DeVaughn’s “The Love & War MasterPeace” would be an easy selection for album of the year. In fact, I…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #5 Sade “Soldier Of Love”

Sade is one of the few select artist that can take a ten year break between studio albums and still find her audience intact upon her return. In 2010 Sade graced us once again with the masterpiece “Soldier Of Love”….

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #1 Dwele “What’s Not To Love” (Produced/Written by Mike City)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/548.mp3] We’ve finally reached the top slot on the YouKnowIGotSoul Top R&B Songs of 2010 and that honor goes to Dwele with his single “What’s Not To Love.” If you had a chance to hear my interview with Mike City,…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #2 Teedra Moses "R U 4 Real"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/850.mp3] This selection might come as a shock to many, but my huge support for Teedra aside, this is a very, very good song. So smooth, sensual and soulful; and to think it was only a mixtape song. Her new…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #6 Ne-Yo "Libra Scale"

With his fourth album, Ne-Yo tried to create a concept album of sorts on “Libra Scale” based around a movie vision he had in his head. To accompany the album, he released six extended music videos which portrayed that vision…