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YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #20 Kandi "Me & U" featuring Ne-Yo

[audio:] Kandi made her successful return to the forefront of r&b with the release of her first solo album in 10 years “Kandi Koated.” On the gem “Me & U,” she pays homage to fellow Atlanta legends Outkast by borrowing…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #21 Usher “There Goes My Baby” (Written by Rico Love/Produced by Jim Jonsin)

[audio:] Although the “Raymond vs. Raymond” album was not the type of project I was hoping for from Usher, he still managed to shine through in 2010 with the Rico Love penned “There Goes My Baby.”

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #22 Dondria "Still Be With Me"

[audio:] Youtube sensation Dondria checks in at number 22 with her album cut “Stay With Me” off of her debut album “Dondria Vs Phatfffat.” The discovery of Jermaine Dupri, she turned in a solid effort with her debut in 2010.

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #23 Jaheim "Closer"

[audio:] With the flourish of r&b albums that came out over the last quarter of 2010, it might be easily to forget some of the quality music that was released earlier in the year, including Jaheim’s “Another Round.” The album…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #24 Marques Houston "Waterfall"

[audio:] 2010 brought Marques Houston’s 5th solo album (11th overall) and in my opinion it saw him take a step back in terms of content. I’ve been one of Marques’ biggest supporters, and songs like “Waterfall” are the pure type…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #25 Keke Wyatt "So Confused"

[audio:] Keke kicks off the chart with this album cut from her “Who Knew” album released earlier this year. Although it was highly slept on, she turned in a very solid effort on her fourth studio album.

R.I.P. Big L On the anniversary of the day that he passed away, I can’t help but show love to one of my favorite and probably one of the best emcee’s of all time. Although he probably didn’t get the respect he…

R.I.P. Teddy Pendergrass (1950 – 2010)

R&B and Soul music lost a legend yesterday with the passing of Teddy Pendergrass. In addition to the greatness that was his own music, it’s also amazing to look at how many other artists he’s influenced that are active today….

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2009

Here are my top 25 favorite songs from 2009. Obviously this is just my opinion, and I expect other people’s opinion to be very different from mine. Would love to hear comments and what your favorite songs are from 2009!…

The Top 25 R&B Albums of 2009

It was not easy making these choices, and we’re sure they might be a bit controversial, but in the end, we felt these were the strongest albums beginning to end. We were actually shocked that in a year when we…