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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 1

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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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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