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Classic Vibe: Ideal "Whatever" featuring Lil’ Mo (2000)

Hear those ad-libs in the background? If you can’t recognize the voice, that is R.L. from Next. Besides being the front man of Next and launching his own solo career, he also did his part in writing for up and…

New Music: R.L. “High Like a Drug”

Wow I really like this song! Vocally, R.L. is really on point singing on this one. I don’t usually like to post leaks from him, especially after he clarified that many of his leaked songs are unauthorized, but I simply…

Editor Pick: Jaheim “Remarkable” featuring Terry Dexter (Written by R.L.)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/326.mp3] Although he lost in the first day of the Artist Faceoff yesterday, I thought I’d show Jaheim some love anyway because he’s still a very talented artist and one of my personal favorites. One of my biggest gripes about…

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…

Rare Gem: R.L. “Got Me a Model” (Original Version) (Produced by The Underdogs)

Here is the original version of “Got Me a Model” that was scheduled to appear on RL’s debut album “RL: Ements.” A different version of the song actually appeared on the album and became the first single. Although I like…

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: Ideal "Just Like That"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/161.mp3] If this song sounds familiar, that’s because it was actually released, just not by Ideal. R.L. had a part in the writing and production of this song and it eventually ended up on Next’s third album “The Next Episode.”…