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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 1

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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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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