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Rare Gem: Ginuwine – When Doves Cry (Sir Reel Remix)

Rare Gem: Ginuwine – When Doves Cry (Sir Reel Remix)

YKIGS January 3, 2017 0

It’s a well documented fact that the legendary Prince didn’t like just anyone covering his songs, so it had to be an honor for Ginuwine and Timbaland when they were able to create their

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Rare Gem: Carl Thomas – Emotional (Remix) (featuring The Hoodfellaz)

Rare Gem: Carl Thomas – Emotional (Remix) (featuring The Hoodfellaz)

YKIGS January 3, 2017 0

Following a stint with his initial group The 4Mula, Carl Thomas became a standout crooner on Bad Boy records. He was literally everywhere; singing hooks on just about every rapper’s hit single. Fast forward

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Rare Gem: Ginuwine “So Anxious” (Timbaland’s Anxiety Mix) (Written by Static Major)

Rare Gem: Ginuwine “So Anxious” (Timbaland’s Anxiety Mix) (Written by Static Major)

YKIGS December 30, 2016 1

Ginuwine’s relationship with Timbaland and Static Major has been highly publicized since their time together in DeVante Swing’s Da Bassment. Some of G’s biggest early hits were produced by Timbo and penned by Static.

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Rare Gem: Mariah Carey “Do You Think Of Me”

Rare Gem: Mariah Carey “Do You Think Of Me”

YKIGS December 30, 2016 0

Mariah Carey was a star essentially right from the start. Her self titled debut album went 9x platinum, and it was history from that point on. Today we highlight one of the pop star’s

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Rare Gem: Joe “It Won’t End”

Rare Gem: Joe “It Won’t End”

YKIGS November 15, 2016 2

It might seem hard to believe now, but there was a time prior to the MP3 explosion when physical copies of CD’s ruled the land. In fact, to cater to all of their fan

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Rare Gem: Jon B. “Butta Hips”

Rare Gem: Jon B. “Butta Hips”

YKIGS November 15, 2016 0

Jon B. has been able to carve out his own lane over the past couple of decades as one of the standouts of the new generation of blue eyed soul. However, a big part

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Rare Gem: Natasha Ramos “Deeper” Featuring Robin Thicke (Ashanti Demo) (Produced by The Neptunes)

Rare Gem: Natasha Ramos “Deeper” Featuring Robin Thicke (Ashanti Demo) (Produced by The Neptunes)

YKIGS November 9, 2016 1

While part of his production duo The Neptunes, Pharrell had his hand in signing a good amount of artists to his Star Trak label. Some of the artists we’ve become well acquainted with over

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Rare Gem: Miguel “IfULeave” (Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige Demo)

Rare Gem: Miguel “IfULeave” (Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige Demo)

YKIGS November 8, 2016 2

Years before he would go on to become one of the biggest stars in r&b music, Miguel was actual a successful writer for many across the industry. His songwriting credits include songs for Usher,

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Rare Gem: Jon B. – Right on the Money

Rare Gem: Jon B. – Right on the Money

YKIGS October 31, 2016 1

The legendary Jon B. has built up quite a timeless catalog over the years, and he’s also left behind quite a few gems. The latest we’ve been able to uncover is called “Right On

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Rare Gem: Nicole Wray “Bangin’ (Don’t Lie)” Featuring Prodigy (Produced by Timbaland)

Rare Gem: Nicole Wray “Bangin’ (Don’t Lie)” Featuring Prodigy (Produced by Timbaland)

YKIGS October 26, 2016 0

Many were introduced to Nicole Wray initially after Missy Elliott discovered her and helped in the creation of her debut album “Make it Hot” from 1998. That album featured the smash hit of the

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