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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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Leon Timbo Interview: Organic Florida Soul, Linking With Babyface & Tyrese, Relationship With Guitar

Leon Timbo Interview: Organic Florida Soul, Linking With Babyface & Tyrese, Relationship With Guitar

YKIGS June 28, 2016 0

Leon Timbo is one of those raw, genuine soulful artists that seem to be a rarity in this day and age. In a generation where microwave music rules the airwaves, it’s refreshing to see

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Sonna Rele Interview: Signing With Ne-Yo, Music Mondays, Connecting with Fans

Sonna Rele Interview: Signing With Ne-Yo, Music Mondays, Connecting with Fans

YKIGS June 23, 2016 0

The rise of social media over the past decade has opened up a world of possibilities for artists that once did not exist. It seems like more than ever, artists are discovered online and

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Tito Jackson Interview: New Single & Album, Jackson 5 Memories, Misconceptions

Tito Jackson Interview: New Single & Album, Jackson 5 Memories, Misconceptions

YKIGS June 20, 2016 0

When it comes to royalty in music, there aren’t many bigger names than The Jackson family. Despite all of his success as part of the Jackson 5, there has always seemingly been a lot

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Chrisette Michele Interview: New Album “Milestone”, Owning Her Label, Being Unafraid to Switch Sound

Chrisette Michele Interview: New Album “Milestone”, Owning Her Label, Being Unafraid to Switch Sound

YKIGS June 8, 2016 0

On her road to stardom, Chrisette Michele has been one of the most versatile r&b/soul artists we’ve seen in the genre in awhile. Her origins are rooted in Jazz, but she’s dabbled with hip

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Tweet Interview: Creating “Charlene” Album, Reintroduction, Touring, Sugah

Tweet Interview: Creating “Charlene” Album, Reintroduction, Touring, Sugah

YKIGS June 6, 2016 0

Many artists choose to go on hiatus for various reason over the course of their careers. The return is usually well received, but not always successful. For Tweet, it’s been both. When she released

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Ro James Interview: Debut Album “ELDORADO”, Signing to RCA Records, Finally Making It

Ro James Interview: Debut Album “ELDORADO”, Signing to RCA Records, Finally Making It

YKIGS May 18, 2016 0

During our history of covering the New York City r&b scene since the start of YouKnowIGotSoul, we’ve come across many upcoming artists trying to break in. The reality is that many of them never

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The Amours Interview: Jazmine Sullivan Co-Sign, Sister Bond, Uplifting and Inspiring with Music

The Amours Interview: Jazmine Sullivan Co-Sign, Sister Bond, Uplifting and Inspiring with Music

YKIGS May 6, 2016 0

Just because the new generation of r&b has become less and less focused on the quality of vocals each year does not mean all young artists are following that trend. In fact, many upcoming

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Reesa Renee Interview – Journey, Lovers Rock EP, Unique and Fearless Style

Reesa Renee Interview – Journey, Lovers Rock EP, Unique and Fearless Style

YKIGS May 4, 2016 0

Reesa Renee is one of those dynamic emerging artists that just don’t seem to come around often. A charismatic and energetic singer based in the DC area, she’s been rapidly accumulating a loyal fan

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Keith Sweat Interview: Success of “Good Love”, Upcoming Album, Love for Fans, Journey

Keith Sweat Interview: Success of “Good Love”, Upcoming Album, Love for Fans, Journey

YKIGS May 2, 2016 0

As r&b continues to fade from the mainstream, one thing that can help bring back the momentum is some of the genres biggest legends continuing to find success with new music. Keith Sweat is

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