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Rare Gem: Sista (Missy Elliott’s Former Group) – I Don’t Mind

Rare Gem: Sista (Missy Elliott’s Former Group) – I Don’t Mind

YKIGS April 6, 2017 0

Everyone knows Missy Elliott has become a legendary artist over the past two decades. Most who read this site surely know she came from a girl group called Sista prior to achieving solo fame,

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Rare Gem: Teddy Riley & Tammy Lucas – Is It Good To You (Lucasade Mix)

Rare Gem: Teddy Riley & Tammy Lucas – Is It Good To You (Lucasade Mix)

YKIGS April 6, 2017 0

Seemingly from the start of his career, Teddy Riley began working with the talented singer Tammy Lucas. She’d begin writing and providing backing vocals to songs he’d produce, but that work culminated with the

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Rare Gem: En Vogue – It’s About Love

Rare Gem: En Vogue – It’s About Love

YKIGS April 6, 2017 0

Since legendary r&b group En Vogue have been in the news recently, it’s only right we take a look back on one of the group’s rare gems. Take a listen to the unreleased song

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Rare Gem: Brian McKnight – Still in Love (Organized Noize Remix)

Rare Gem: Brian McKnight – Still in Love (Organized Noize Remix)

YKIGS March 23, 2017 0

When you think of the greatest r&b artists of the 90’s, Brian McKnight’s name should probably come to mind more often than it currently does. After all, he was easily one of the most

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Rare Gem: Tanya Blount – I Love Him (featuring Mase)

Rare Gem: Tanya Blount – I Love Him (featuring Mase)

YKIGS March 23, 2017 0

If you think back to the late 90’s, you might remember a planned Gospel album that Puff Daddy had planned featuring his Bad Boy family. They even released a video for the first single

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Rare Gem: Marc Nelson – 15 Minutes (Teddy Riley Slow Jam Remix)

Rare Gem: Marc Nelson – 15 Minutes (Teddy Riley Slow Jam Remix)

YKIGS March 22, 2017 1

If you’ve listened to any of our recent podcasts, you might have noticed we’d begun a “Where Are They Now” segment taking a look at an artist we hadn’t heard from. Marc Nelson is

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Rare Gem: Immature – Please Don’t Go (Chucky Thompson Remix)

Rare Gem: Immature – Please Don’t Go (Chucky Thompson Remix)

YKIGS March 21, 2017 0

It’s sometimes easy to forget how much success Immature had from such a young age. Prior to even hitting their teenage years, Marques “Batman” Houston, Jerome “Romeo” Jones, and Kelton “LDB” Kessee already had

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Rare Gem: 112 – Making Love (Produced by Tim & Bob)

Rare Gem: 112 – Making Love (Produced by Tim & Bob)

YKIGS March 21, 2017 0

If it’s one thing we’ll always miss about 90’s r&b music, it’s the soundtracks. Many of our favorite movies contained masterfully put together all star lineups which typically featured all new music and provided

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Rare Gem: New Edition – Something About You (featuring AZ) (Darkchild Remix)

Rare Gem: New Edition – Something About You (featuring AZ) (Darkchild Remix)

YKIGS March 7, 2017 0

New Edition is all the rage again thanks to their highly successful BET Biopic Mini Series. For r&b fans who continue to support the genre, all it did was reinforce what many already knew;

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Rare Gem: Jagged Edge – The Way That You Talk (Bedtime Mix)

Rare Gem: Jagged Edge – The Way That You Talk (Bedtime Mix)

YKIGS March 7, 2017 0

Depending on who you speak with, you might come to the conclusion that Jermaine Dupri is the undisputed King of The Remix. Although Puff Daddy would go on to publicly claim the crown, you

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