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Rare Gem: Playa – Joy (Early Version)

Rare Gem: Playa – Joy (Early Version)

YKIGS August 3, 2018 0

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

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

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

YKIGS July 5, 2018 0

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

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

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

YKIGS September 17, 2017 0

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

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

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

YKIGS January 17, 2017 1

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

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

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

YKIGS January 16, 2017 1

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

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Editor Pick: Playa “Incense Burning”

Editor Pick: Playa “Incense Burning”

YKIGS August 6, 2016 0

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

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

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

YKIGS January 3, 2016 5

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,

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

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

YKIGS November 29, 2015 0

“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

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

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

YKIGS October 12, 2015 1

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

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New Music: Digital Black (of Playa) “World Premiere” Featuring Feeniks

New Music: Digital Black (of Playa) “World Premiere” Featuring Feeniks

YKIGS June 20, 2015 0

Digital Black is finally back with a new song. No word on whether a project is in the works for the “Cheers 2 U” singer

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