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Classic Vibe: Jaheim “Anything” featuring Next (2001)

This was by far our favorite Jaheim song off of his first album, and remains our favorite song of his to this day. R.L. did a great job penning three of the best songs off of Jaheim’s debut “Ghetto Love”…

Editor Pick: Next “Cozy”

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/534.mp3] When Next came on the scene back in 1997, they brought a certain edginess with them to the r&b game, especially with the debut of their single “Too Close.” Through most of their debut album, they sang about subject…

New Music: Four Songs from Next’s “Sex Toy” Album

Next lead singer R.L. was fortunate enough to share some tracks from the group’s shelved “Sex Toy” album on twitter. Remember, as he mentioned in the interview with me, a lot of times when you see a leaked song from…

Classic Vibe: Next "Butta Love" (1997)

“Butta Love” was the debut single from Next off their debut album “Rated Next” back in 1997. This was Next’s most successful album to date, as their next two albums would suffer due to lack of promotion and label mergers….

YouKnowIGotSoul Interview With R.L. from Next

Today YouKnowIGotSoul caught up with R.L. from the group Next to discuss everything from his upcoming album “LoveMusic,” to the status of the group Next, to hackers leaking his music early. I really enjoyed doing this interview and R.L. came…

Rare Gem: Next “I Still Love You” (Remix) featuring Big Pun

This may not be the rarest of songs, but it is was only released as a remix on the cd single of “I Still Love You.” This is the first of two collaborations Next and Big Pun would make, they…