All posts tagged: R&B

New Music Monday: 112 ‘Both of Us’ featuring Jagged Edge

We’re now at the end of cuffing season tryouts set to begin the pre-season in exactly one week. While some of us want to find that one, a great majority of us want to have our cake and eat it too. 112 and Jagged Edge is giving us just that with their new track “Both of Us”.  The 90s groups are throwing us back to when we could not only hear a great track, but feel amazing chemistry in them. In a recent interview with 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, 112 told the story of the beef behind the music with Jagged Edge and where that puts both R&B groups now. They’ve been discussing the  possibility of a joint tour which isn’t far off when you think about with older R&B acts like Xscape and Monica joining forces creating super tours. The new album, Q.Mike.Slim.Daron is slated for release in 4 days, on October 27 and is currently available for pre-order HERE. You here for it?

New Music & Video: Ryan Leslie’s MZRT.LIFE Album Project +”The Wonderful Ones” Video

His titles range from producer, song writer, singer, composer all the way to visual artist. Who is he? Ryan Leslie. Known for producing songs like Fabulous’s “Lay Down” on The The S.O.U.L. Tape 3, Cassie’s “Me & U” and Cheri Dennis’ “I Love You”, Ryan is taking music to the next level. In a digital day and age we have an artist’s most recent creative efforts at our finger tips with mixtapes, surprise album releases and music streaming services like Apple Music and Tidal that keep you connected to the latest and greatest. But what if the artist that you love decided that they wanted to offer you a lifetime project concept? Every month a new track that is a contribution to an ongoing album until the day the artist retires from the game. Ryan Leslie has taken it there with his new project MZRT.LIFETIME Project. Within this process 1000 friends and supporters will have different levels of access to the creative process. The final MZRT project will be 120+ songs. To check out the new …

When you felt the LOVE, the PAIN or the CURVE

Riding to the office this morning I had the urge to hear songs that touched my soul and yanked at my heart strings. These were my top 5 that made you feel the LOVE, the PAIN and the CURVE. Happy hump day! You felt the love in ‘I Don’t Want To Do Anything’ with Mary J. Blige featuring K-Ci Haily: See Mary and K-Ci in action: In Mary’s words: The LOVE made you wanna get on one knee or say “yes, i do” before he even asks in “Happily Ever After” with Case: You felt the PAIN in “Back Like That” with Ghostface Killa featuring Ne-Yo: Your felt the RESENTMENT that came along with that PAIN in “Resentment” with Beyoncé: You felt the CURVE when you tried to get that old thing back in “Girl Go On” with Ne-Yo:      

New Music: Kehlani ‘Did I’

Grammy nominated Kehlani shows no sign of stopping now giving us a new single entitled ‘Did I’ with Pop and Oak on the track and it wasn’t even 2 weeks ago when she hit us with ‘Torn’. ‘Did I’ sets her versatility tone switching between rhyming and vocal range. Preview her track below: Hate it or love it?

New Artist, New Album: Rashad – The Quiet Loud

Have you ever listened to an album and you felt like it captured every feeling that you had experienced in the last year? I found a Soul artist, who I refuse to call an R&B artist, when I was trying to find another song all together. Every song on his album has so much soul. If you’re wondering who he is, he is Columbus, Ohio native Rashad and his album is ‘The Quiet Loud’. This producer/singer is giving you 15 tracks of life’s experiences that we can all relate to. He’s found the perfect way to fuse R&B/Soul with Hip-Hop. Who said R&B was dead?! Listen to Rashad’s ‘The Quiet Loud’ here or in the new music section located in the middle of ooohkelly.com.