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Rare Gem: Taj Johnson-George (of SWV) – Cloudy Days

Rare Gem: Taj Johnson-George (of SWV) – Cloudy Days

YKIGS January 18, 2017 0

It is undisputed that SWV is one of the top female r&b groups of all time. Coko, Taj and Lelee dominated the 90’s, selling over 20 million records before disbanding as a group in

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Rare Gem: Tamar Braxton – Count the Ways

Rare Gem: Tamar Braxton – Count the Ways

YKIGS January 17, 2017 0

It’s no secret that Japan is the home of some of the biggest lovers of 90’s r&b music. Artists rave about the support they continue to get in the country, even without new music

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Rare Gem: Tamar Braxton – Don’t Cry (Produced by Tricky Stewart)

Rare Gem: Tamar Braxton – Don’t Cry (Produced by Tricky Stewart)

YKIGS January 17, 2017 0

Today, Tamar Braxton is one of the biggest names in r&b music. She’s been a star for many years now, but of course things really took off when she endeared herself to us through

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Rare Gem: Playa – More Than A Woman (Bee Gees Remake)

Rare Gem: Playa – More Than A Woman (Bee Gees Remake)

YKIGS January 17, 2017 1

90’s r&b music had a rich history packed with plenty of superstar male & female groups. They helped contribute to why that decade is considered one of the golden eras of the genre. One

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Rare Gem: Aaliyah – No Days Go By

Rare Gem: Aaliyah – No Days Go By

YKIGS January 16, 2017 0

As we continue our celebration of what would have been Aaliyah’s 38th birthday, we dig up a rare Aaliyah song that many may not have heard. The song we’re referring to is “No Days

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Rare Gem: Aaliyah – Giving Up (Donny Hathaway Cover)

Rare Gem: Aaliyah – Giving Up (Donny Hathaway Cover)

YKIGS January 16, 2017 0

Oh what could have been. That’s unfortunately all we’re left to wonder following Aaliyah’s tragic passing over 15 years ago. Following starring roles in “Romeo Must Die” and “Queen of the Damned”, Aaliyah was

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Rare Gem: Mary J. Blige – If I Don’t Love You This Way (Jackson 5 Cover)

Rare Gem: Mary J. Blige – If I Don’t Love You This Way (Jackson 5 Cover)

YKIGS January 15, 2017 0

It’s become a rarity in r&b these days that you’ll hear r&b artists covering songs from legends of the past. The reason? Well, you can guess any number of things, but our best prediction

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Rare Gem: Mariah Carey – When I Feel It

Rare Gem: Mariah Carey – When I Feel It

YKIGS January 15, 2017 0

One of the best parts about digging up rare gems in music is that you often times can discover what could have been. We hear artists in various interviews discuss the massive amount of

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Rare Gem: Mariah Carey – Underneath the Stars (Drifting Remix) (Produced by The TrackMasters)

Rare Gem: Mariah Carey – Underneath the Stars (Drifting Remix) (Produced by The TrackMasters)

YKIGS January 13, 2017 0

Rmixes to songs were all the rage in the 90’s and early 2000’s. It seemed that whichever song a major r&b artist selected as a single, inevitably at least one remix would follow. Unfortunately,

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Rare Gem: Mary J. Blige – Didn’t Mean

Rare Gem: Mary J. Blige – Didn’t Mean

YKIGS January 12, 2017 0

It’s crazy to think of how many songs our favorite artist have created that we never get a chance to hear. Not even counting the records that don’t release to the public, gems stashed

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