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If The Love Isn’t Like 90’s R&B, We Don’t Want It – YouKnowIGotSoul R&B Podcast Episode #38

1:13: People missing 90’s R&B 3:45: The art of slow jams 8:21: The legacy of TLC and their upcoming album 13:10: Transition from the 90’s to the 2000’s 15:35: The lack of 90’s influence in today’s music 18:13: Ten albums…

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

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 group who has gone highly overlooked…

Should Usher Release His New Album On Tidal? – YouKnowIGotSoul R&B Podcast Episode #29

It’s been quite some time since the last podcast, but we’re finally back to talk about new music and new albums in R&B. We start off the podcast talking about the new singles from Tinashe (“Superlove”) and Sevyn Streeter (“Prolly”)….

Musiq Soulchild’s “Halfcrazy” Was Originally Meant For Another Artist

“Halfcrazy” is one of Musiq Soulchild’s most popular hits, but did you know the song was actually meant for Jazz from Dru Hill? The producers Carvin & Ivan tell us the story behind that song and how it eventually ended…

With Each Album, Avant has Quietly Become One of the R&B Greats of his Generation (Editorial)

When considering the r&b greats over the last couple of decades, Avant may not be one of the first names that comes to mind. However, when you look at his track record of timeless hits through each album, there aren’t…

Recap & Photos: Dru Hill Perform Live at BB King’s in NYC 9/11/15

Last night in NYC, Dru Hill performed at BB King’s. Sisqo, Jazz, Nokio and Tao hit the stage after an introduction by Free (of 106 and Park fame) and DJ set by Young Hakim. Going right into one of their…

Dru Hill Performing “Beauty”, “These are the Times” & Jodeci’s “Forever My Lady” Live in NYC

Footage we took of Dru Hill performing “Beauty”, “These are the Times” and a cover of Jodeci’s “Forever My Lady” live at BB King’s in NYC.

Interview: Digital Black Talks “Don’t Think They Know”, Aaliyah, Chris Brown, Playa Legacy

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding Chris Brown’s new single “Don’t Think They Know’ featuring the late Aaliyah. Of course fans of Aaliyah would already know that the song is actually a remake of the record she originally…

Exclusive: Songwriter Candice Nelson Reveals Inspiration Behind Brandy’s “Afrodisiac” Album

In 2004, Brandy released her fourth album “Afrodisiac” which saw her exchange her futuristic sound that she had created with Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins for a darker vibe. With assistance from the likes of Timbaland, Walter Milsap and Candice Nelson, Brandy…

Event Recap: Jazz in the Gardens Day 1 feat Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Babyface, New Edition & Najee

Not only did YouKnowIGotSoul have the honor of sponsoring the 8th Annual Jazz in the Gardens show in Miami, but we also made the trip down to personally cover the show. The two day festival featured one of the best…