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Eric Benet Interview: New Album, Staying Authentic, Passion for R&B, Potential Project with Tamia

Eric Benet Interview: New Album, Staying Authentic, Passion for R&B, Potential Project with Tamia

YKIGS October 5, 2016 0

Eric Benet is truly one of a kind. 20 years following the release of his debut album, he’s still crafting hit songs while keeping the authentic feeling in his music. It’s almost ironic to

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Hi-Five Interview – New Music, Preserving Legacy, Carrying on Without Tony Thompson

Hi-Five Interview – New Music, Preserving Legacy, Carrying on Without Tony Thompson

YKIGS September 29, 2016 0

It would have been very easy for Hi-Five to call it quits as a group and cease to exist following all of the ups and downs they’ve had in their career. Most notable was

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Mario Interview: New Album “Paradise Cove”, Independent Label, Status Of Project With Scott Storch

Mario Interview: New Album “Paradise Cove”, Independent Label, Status Of Project With Scott Storch

YKIGS September 28, 2016 2

It’s pretty amazing when you think about the fact that Mario has been in the game since 2002. Prior to his departure from his previous label, Mario had been releasing music non-stop for a

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Marques Houston Interview: New Single “Complete Me”, New Album “White Party”, Career Changes With New Religion

Marques Houston Interview: New Single “Complete Me”, New Album “White Party”, Career Changes With New Religion

YKIGS September 9, 2016 0

It seems like Marques Houston always has something going on with his career. If he isn’t releasing solo music, he’s working on a new film or touring with Immature. The artist known as Batman

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After 7 Interview: New Album “Timeless”, Bond with Babyface, Returning After 20 Years

After 7 Interview: New Album “Timeless”, Bond with Babyface, Returning After 20 Years

YKIGS September 6, 2016 2

Many 80’s and 90’s r&b groups have re-emerged after long absences in recent years, mostly with mixed results. For After 7, their last album came over two decades ago, and although they’ve been on

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Eric Roberson Interview – “Tigallerro” Album with Phonte, Sol Village Show, Next Project

Eric Roberson Interview – “Tigallerro” Album with Phonte, Sol Village Show, Next Project

YKIGS August 23, 2016 0

To the delight of fans, Eric Roberson and Phonte finally got together on the long talked about collaborative album and it’s already been receiving rave reviews. The album is called “Tigallerro” and features two

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Kool & the Gang Interview: Touring Life, Impacting Different Cultures, Working On New Music

Kool & the Gang Interview: Touring Life, Impacting Different Cultures, Working On New Music

YKIGS August 19, 2016 1

Kool & The Gang have been grinding since the early 60’s and they don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. They just released their new single “Sexy” to go with their North American “Keep The

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Jon B. Interview: New Album “Mr. Goodnight”, Teaming With Warryn Campbell, Making R&B in the 90’s

Jon B. Interview: New Album “Mr. Goodnight”, Teaming With Warryn Campbell, Making R&B in the 90’s

YKIGS August 16, 2016 3

When Warryn Campbell gave us the news a few months back that he’d be working with Jon B. to produce his upcoming album, we knew good things were in store. After all, Warryn Campbell

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BJ The Chicago Kid Interview: Creating Duet With Marvin Gaye, World Tour, Embracing Urban AC Audience

BJ The Chicago Kid Interview: Creating Duet With Marvin Gaye, World Tour, Embracing Urban AC Audience

YKIGS August 1, 2016 1

Ever since releasing his first project “Pineapple Now Laters”, BJ The Chicago Kid has taken his career to new heights. From the Schoolboy Q collaboration “Studio” to his latest album “In My Mind”, the

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Jack Freeman Interview: Start in Music, Singing vs. Physical Training, Upcoming Project

Jack Freeman Interview: Start in Music, Singing vs. Physical Training, Upcoming Project

YKIGS July 4, 2016 0

We recently had the honor of hosting singer Jack Freeman as part of our Sol Village r&b showcase at SOB’s in NYC. Prior to his performance that night, the Houston based singer sat down

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