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New Music: Static Major – Love Is Dro

Static Major’s family has decided to release an unreleased song by him called “Love Is Dro”. This is the second offering from Static’s estate this year as he was featured on Drake’s latest album “Scorpion” earlier in the year on…

Rare Gem: Playa – Joy (Early Version)

Here is an early version of the Playa record “Joy” which was recorded during the group’s time in Devante Swing’s Bassment crew. People might recognize this song as the final version with Ginuwine appears on Timbaland & Magoo’s album “Welcome…

R&B Group Playa Continue to Tour as Part of Dru Hill in the Absence of Group Member Jazz

Fans of the legendary group Dru Hill have surely noticed that the group is sporting a new lineup these days. In addition to founding member Jazz being absent from recent live shows in the past few months, fellow 90’s r&b…

Static Major’s Wife Avonti Garrett Interview: Talks Plans For Posthumous Album & Legacy

YouKnowIGotSoul has made a conscious effort to keep the legacy of the late Static Major alive through different interviews and articles to highlight his artistry. His impact on the industry is still there with the likes of Drake and Chris…

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…

Editor Pick: Playa – One Man Woman (featuring Aaliyah)

When DeVante Swing assembled the talent he did in Da Bassment, it’s really not clear if he knew what he had on his hands. Many of those artists would go on to have long and successful careers, and many are…

Editor Pick: Playa “Incense Burning”

Playa will go down as one of the most unheralded r&b groups coming out of the 90’s. Signed to Def Jam, their talent was immense and they harmonized like few others. Static Major’s untimely death nearly 8 years ago effectively…

Where Are They Now? The Current Status of Every 90’s Male R&B Group

90’s Rnb will always be remembered as one of the most beloved decades that the genre has produced. There a few different variations of r&b that dominated the genre during this period, including Contemporary, New Jack Swing, Hip Hop Soul,…

Rare Gem: Babyface “Every Time I Close My Eyes” (Timbaland Remix) featuring Mariah Carey & Playa

“Every time I Close My Eyes” was a huge hit song for Babyface, but the Timbaland produced remix of the song remains an obscure gem to this day. The original was contained on the r&b legend’s 1996 album “The Day”…

10 Of The Best Timbaland Produced R&B Songs You May Have Missed

We’ve already ranked the ten best songs produced by Timbaland but the super producer has a lot more music in his catalog. His discography is massive even if you exclude all the hit singles that he’s produced. Here is a…