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Album Review: Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com The music industry is long due for a makeover. With R&B singers masquerading as rappers, rappers pretending to be crooners and pop stuck in the dubstep’s dull death grip, music is facing a severe…

Interview: Candice Nelson Talks “Fling” EP, New-Found Confidence, Journey As A Hit Songwriter

If you don’t know her by name, you definitely know her hits. As part of the writing team The Clutch, she has written hits such as “Anonymous” by Bobby Valentino, “Take Me As I Am” by Mary J. Blige and…

Interview: Marsha Ambrosius Talks New Album “Friends & Lovers”, Putting Her Life in Her Music, Always Being a Runner

From the time she came over from the UK and hit the states as part of Floetry, Marsha Ambrosius’ music has resonated with music lovers in a way that is matched by very few in the r&b/soul genres. For that…

Event Recap & Photos: Marcus Canty “THIS…Is Marcus Canty” EP Release Event at The Box in NYC

Last night at The Box in NYC, Epic Records and YRB Magazine hosted the EP release event for Marcus Canty’s debut project “THIS…Is Marcus Canty”. In front of fans, supporters, taste makers, media and label staff including L.A. Reid, Marcus…

Interview: R.L. of Next Talks Getting Back Hunger as Solo Artist, Reaching Apex, Legacy of Next

While Next might not have always received the credit they deserved in the late 90’s and early 2000’s compared to other r&b groups, there is no doubt their music is timeless and still has a big impact today. R.L. had…

Album Review: Marcus Canty “THIS…Is Marcus Canty” (EP)

Words by Edward T. Bowser, SoulInStereo.com Who is Marcus Canty, you ask? Well, Canty is 22-year-old Maryland native; at a very young age, he groomed his acting and singing skills within his church; he has performed at the Apollo Theater…

Event Recap & Photos: Sharaya J “Banji Bash” Video Screening With Missy Elliott & Timbaland

Last night in NYC, Missy Elliott hosted a video screening for her artist Sharaya J’s debut video “Banji Bash” in front of media, taste makers and supporters. Before bringing out Sharaya to address the audience, Missy spoke on the process…

Album Review: Tweet “Simply Tweet” EP

Written By Sope Soetan (@SopeSoetan) Tweet has finally returned to water the mouths of her fans the world over with her first formal release in 8 years with her new EP entitled ‘Simply Tweet’. There’s been talk of a proper…

Interview: Bilal Talks New Album, Rediscovering Love for Music, Mystique as an Artist

Through his time in the industry, Bilal has always been an enigma. After releasing his critically acclaimed debut “1st Born Second” and then not having an official release for almost a decade, his reputation as an artist inexplicably seemed to…

Event Recap & Photos: Soul Factory Featuring Kim Hill, Geno Young & Brianna Colette at Drom in NYC

You ever go to a restaurant, taste a dish you’ve never tasted before then get home and can’t stop thinking about it? You figure what the hell I’ll just go back tomorrow and get some more, but what you didn’t…