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Stokley Interview: Debut Solo Album, Mint Condition Legacy, Work with Wale

Stokley Interview: Debut Solo Album, Mint Condition Legacy, Work with Wale

YKIGS March 19, 2017 0

For years now, r&b lovers have been essentially begging for a solo album from Mint Condition lead singer Stokley Williams. Long considered one of the elite vocalists of his generation, fans have longed to

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Louis York Interview: Weirdo Workshop, Going Against the Grain, Masterpiece Theater, Overcoming Fears

Louis York Interview: Weirdo Workshop, Going Against the Grain, Masterpiece Theater, Overcoming Fears

YKIGS March 11, 2017 0

When hit producers/songwriters Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony decided to break away from the industry and start their own group Louis York, it certainly was a bold decision. The two had collaborated for years

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Glenn Lewis Interview: DJ Jazzy Jeff “Chasing Goosebumps” Project, New Album, Overcoming Hurdles

Glenn Lewis Interview: DJ Jazzy Jeff “Chasing Goosebumps” Project, New Album, Overcoming Hurdles

YKIGS March 2, 2017 0

When you talk about Glenn Lewis, you’re talking about one of the most unheralded vocalists of his generation. Not only that, but he’s one you want to hear from often, and unfortunately the music

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DJ Jazzy Jeff Interview: Chasing Goosebumps Album, Music With Feeling, A Touch of Jazz History

DJ Jazzy Jeff Interview: Chasing Goosebumps Album, Music With Feeling, A Touch of Jazz History

YKIGS February 24, 2017 0

DJ Jazzy Jeff is truly a gem in this music industry. Originally gaining fame in hip hop music alongside Will Smith, he’s always had a base founded in r&b and soul music. That manifested

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Gordon Chambers Interview: New Album “Surrender”, Overcoming Tragedy, Success as Songwriter

Gordon Chambers Interview: New Album “Surrender”, Overcoming Tragedy, Success as Songwriter

YKIGS February 21, 2017 0

Last week, we had the honor of featuring veteran Gordon Chambers in our monthly Sol Village show. The night was a celebration of his recently released fourth album “Surrender”, which came out over five

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Lloyd Interview: Return To Music, “Tru” EP, Independent Success At Radio

Lloyd Interview: Return To Music, “Tru” EP, Independent Success At Radio

YKIGS February 15, 2017 0

Lloyd made his return to the music industry late last year when he released his single “Tru”. The song shocked pretty much everyone as Lloyd took a ballad to Urban radio and found success

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Demetria McKinney Interview: Upcoming Debut, Transition From Acting, Challenges, Touring With R. Kelly

Demetria McKinney Interview: Upcoming Debut, Transition From Acting, Challenges, Touring With R. Kelly

YKIGS January 25, 2017 0

Many times in the past we’ve seen singers gain fame as artists, and make the crossover to becoming actors, but we don’t always see the opposite. Demetria McKinney is looking to break that stigma

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DJ Camper Interview: Talks Upcoming albums for Mary J. Blige & H.E.R.

DJ Camper Interview: Talks Upcoming albums for Mary J. Blige & H.E.R.

YKIGS January 23, 2017 0

In just about four years, DJ Camper has been able to establish himself as one of the premiere R&B producers in the industry working with the likes of Keyshia Cole, Tamar Braxton, Ne-Yo and

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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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