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Rare Gem: Babyface – Red Dress

Rare Gem: Babyface – Red Dress

YKIGS January 12, 2017 0

It’s interesting to look back into the history of our favorite artists, because you’ll soon find that even some of the greatest to ever do it have hit rough patches along the way. Babyface

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Rare Gem: Usher – Only One (featuring Pharrell) (Produced by The Neptunes)

Rare Gem: Usher – Only One (featuring Pharrell) (Produced by The Neptunes)

YKIGS January 12, 2017 0

With his third album “8701”, Usher took his superstardom to the next level. He’d already established himself as one of r&b’s elite with his 8X platinum sophomore album “My Way, but “8701” was arguably

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Rare Gem: Groove Theory – Tell Me (6 Karat Hip Hop Remix) (featuring Brand Nubian)

Rare Gem: Groove Theory – Tell Me (6 Karat Hip Hop Remix) (featuring Brand Nubian)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 0

When Amel Larrieux and Bryce Wilson came together to form the group Groove Theory, they created magic. It’s really a shame that their collaborative efforts only gave us one album, the 1995 self titled

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Rare Gem: Coko (of SWV) – Sunshine (Hot Sun Remix)

Rare Gem: Coko (of SWV) – Sunshine (Hot Sun Remix)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 0

Depending on who you speak with, an argument could be made that SWV was the top female r&b group of the 90’s. Sure, TLC had more commercial success, but SWV had plenty of hits,

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Rare Gem: Kevon Edmonds – 24/7 (Remix) (featuring AZ)

Rare Gem: Kevon Edmonds – 24/7 (Remix) (featuring AZ)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 0

Following a successful run as part of the legendary group After 7, it was only a matter of time before Kevon Edmonds branched out as a solo artist. He did so in 1999 with

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Rare Gem: Michael Jackson – You Are Not Alone (Jon B. Remix)

Rare Gem: Michael Jackson – You Are Not Alone (Jon B. Remix)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 0

A few weeks back, Jon B. posted a young picture of himself alongside the King of Pop Michael Jackson. The meeting is from when the two worked together in the mid 90’s, when Jon

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Rare Gems: Gina Thompson “Up All Night” featuring Jon B. & “Cool Out With You” (Produced by Jon B.)

Rare Gems: Gina Thompson “Up All Night” featuring Jon B. & “Cool Out With You” (Produced by Jon B.)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 1

We love digging up these r&b rare gems, because everyone once in awhile we come across these types of amazing songs we would have otherwise never known about. “Up All Night” is a slow

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Rare Gem: Jon B. “Someone to Love” (Solo Version)

Rare Gem: Jon B. “Someone to Love” (Solo Version)

YKIGS January 11, 2017 0

It’s well known that the legendary Babyface was the one who help discover, groom, and introduce Jon B. to the world. In fact, Jon will surely credit Babyface for helping his debut album “Bonafide”

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Rare Gem: Total – Trippin (Remix) (featuring DMX)

Rare Gem: Total – Trippin (Remix) (featuring DMX)

YKIGS January 4, 2017 0

It goes without saying, but Missy Elliott has a real talent for crafting hits from everyone to superstars to emerging artists. She was especially prolific in the late 90’s through the 2000’s, landing hit

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Rare Gem: Tamia – So Into You (Wyclef Jean Remix)

Rare Gem: Tamia – So Into You (Wyclef Jean Remix)

YKIGS January 3, 2017 0

It seemed like just yesterday that Quincy Jones was introducing us to a young Tamia. She appeared on multiple singles on his “Q’s Jook Joint” album, including what would become her debut single, her

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