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Ro James Interview: 2017 Aspirations, Upcoming Headlining Tour, Lessons from Maxwell

Ro James Interview: 2017 Aspirations, Upcoming Headlining Tour, Lessons from Maxwell

YKIGS January 7, 2017 1

2016 truly was a breakout year for Ro James. We of course got a chance to see him on his grind over the past few years here in NYC, but he really got a

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Tweet Interview: “Charlene” Album, Career Resurgence, Spiritual Journey, 2017 Plans

Tweet Interview: “Charlene” Album, Career Resurgence, Spiritual Journey, 2017 Plans

YKIGS January 5, 2017 0

One of the most exciting stories of 2016 in r&b was the return of Tweet. Following a ten year hiatus, the southern hummingbird made a triumphant and very successful return with the album “Charlene”.

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V. Bozeman Interview: Emergence, Journey so Far, Responsibility as an Artist

V. Bozeman Interview: Emergence, Journey so Far, Responsibility as an Artist

YKIGS January 3, 2017 0

V. Bozeman has emerged as one of the most exciting new artists coming out of the new generation of r&b music. She was introduced to us via her exciting collaboration with Timothy Bloom on

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Keith Sweat Interview: Las Vegas Residency, “Dress Impress” Album, Reflections of “Make it Last Forever”

Keith Sweat Interview: Las Vegas Residency, “Dress Impress” Album, Reflections of “Make it Last Forever”

YKIGS December 28, 2016 0

As r&b album sales have dwindled over the past few years, we’ve seen many of the genres legendary artists begin to release music less frequently. Instead, they spend the majority of their time performing

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Ginuwine Interview: State Of R&B, Possible Retirement, Reflecting on “The Life”

Ginuwine Interview: State Of R&B, Possible Retirement, Reflecting on “The Life”

YKIGS December 20, 2016 0

Unless you’re counting TGT’s “Three Kings” album, it’s actually been 5 years since we heard a solo album from Ginuwine. Some of that delay is due to him being on the road constantly to

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Sean Garrett Interview: New Music, Developing Avery Wilson, Bringing Back Feeling In R&B

Sean Garrett Interview: New Music, Developing Avery Wilson, Bringing Back Feeling In R&B

YKIGS December 5, 2016 0

You would think that a songwriter who has had so much success would be content with his career already, but Sean Garrett is just getting started. With 18 number one singles under his belt,

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Salaam Remi Interview: Do it for the Culture, Mack Wilds Success, Adapting Sound, Producing Greatness

Salaam Remi Interview: Do it for the Culture, Mack Wilds Success, Adapting Sound, Producing Greatness

YKIGS November 23, 2016 0

Salaam Remi has quietly been one of the elite producers in r&b and hip hop music since he began his career. This is a legendary journey that has been 30 years in the making

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Tony Sunshine Interview: New Music, Long Awaited Debut Album, Hiatus, Big Pun Memories

Tony Sunshine Interview: New Music, Long Awaited Debut Album, Hiatus, Big Pun Memories

YKIGS November 22, 2016 0

While it’s natural now for hip hop artists to blow up and then bring singers into their crew to help break as well, Big Pun was one of the originators of that back in

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Joe Interview: #MyNameIsJoeThomas Album, Possible Retirement, Love for 90’s, Commitment to R&B

Joe Interview: #MyNameIsJoeThomas Album, Possible Retirement, Love for 90’s, Commitment to R&B

YKIGS November 1, 2016 2

As album sales have seen sharp declines each year, the r&b genre has been hit especially hard. It’s no surprise that many r&b artists have spent the majority of their time touring and only

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Interview: Bobby V. & Producer Tangie B. Moore Discuss Their “Hollywood Hearts” Movie

Interview: Bobby V. & Producer Tangie B. Moore Discuss Their “Hollywood Hearts” Movie

YKIGS October 8, 2016 0

In a time when independent r&b artists are having to find creative outlets to get exposure for their music, turning to TV has been a common trend. Bobby V. is the latest r&b artist

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