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YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #4 El DeBarge "Lay With You" featuring Faith Evans (Produced/Written by Mike City)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/933.mp3] Among that numerous comebacks that occurred in 2010, probably one of the most highly publicized and most successful was from the legendary El DeBarge. With the help of Mike City, not only was he able to create one of…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #8 Monica “Still Standing”

Coming back strong from a four year hiatus, Monica snatched the spotlight once again with her fifth studio album “Still Standing”. Her 2010 campaign was launched with her hit reality show on BET also titled “Still Standing” and a publicized…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #9 Tank "Now or Never"

Coming off of his very successful Grammy nominated “Sex, Love & Pain” album in 2007, the anticipation for Tank’s follow up effort continued to grow. Now with Atlantic and having the support of a major label fully backing his project,…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #5 Faith Evans "Baby Lay"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/950.mp3] Another unconventional choice for the list due to the fact it wasn’t even released as a single and was a bonus track, “Baby Lay” represents a look back to the 90’s glory days of r&b for me. Another artist…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #6 Jon B. "Body Language"

Although we didn’t get the highly anticipated “Comfortable Swagg” album from Jon B. in 2010, we did get an array of great singles led by “Body Language.” I decided to go the unconventional route for this pick and instead of…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #7 Donell Jones "Finer Things in Life"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/911.mp3] Another comeback of sorts in 2010 was Donell Jones with his first album in nearly four years “Lyrics.” Donell wrote and produced all but one track on the album, and that was the Mike City produced “Finer Things in…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #8 Raheem DeVaughn "Bedroom"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1052.mp3] Raheem DeVaughn made a huge splash in 2010 with his double disc “Love and War MasterPeace” which featured both conscious songs and love songs. Constantly innovating and re-inventing himself, he released a video for “Bedroom” by paying for it…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #9 Tank "Emergency"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/888.mp3] One of the most anticipated albums of the year was Tank’s follow up to his Grammy nominated 2007 “Sex, Love & Pain” album. He didn’t disappoint and delivered us the great single “Emergency.”

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #10 Avant "Kiss Goodbye"

Checking in at number 10 is one of the most consistent r&b artists over the past decade, Avant. He released his sixth solo album in 2010 which was led by the first single “Kiss Goodbye.”

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 10 R&B Albums of 2010: #10 Faith Evans “Something About Faith”

After 15 years in the game, millions of records sold, a Grammy Award, and a NY Times best-selling book; Faith Evans blessed us once again with her solid 2010 release titled “Something About Faith”. What we liked the most about…