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The Revisit: Musiq Soulchild’s “Juslisen”

Growing up in Philadelphia is a gift for any music nerd. It’s the city that Gamble & Huff built. The home of The Philadelphia Sound. If you’re an artist that can get love from Philly, you can get love anywhere. The neo-soul era started bubbling while I was in high school, for example. Artists like…

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Could Male R&B Be In A State of Emergency?

In a time where many artists are opting for the singer-meets-rapper route and female pop anthems are in abundance, it seems that the male perspective of R&B has been tarnished and dare I say it, forgotten. Taking a back seat to aggressive diatribes of overtly sexual conquests that are bound to be a hit these…

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Audio: Desmond Owens, “No Pay” feat. Queen

Emerging R&B artist Desmond Owens may be a fresh batter up to the scene, but sets a high bar naming himself ‘The Child of Neo-Soul.’ Influenced heavy among R&B legends including Luther Vandross, D’Angelo, and Musiq Soulchild, Desmond’s vocals blend smoothly in his latest single, “No Pay.” Co-written by singer-songwriter Punk Adams and produced by…

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Stream Wantigga’s Electro ‘Pillow Talk’ EP

Netherlands DJ and producer Wantigga has been mixing the sounds of Hip-Hop, dance, soul, gospel, and jazz since he was a child. Fans may remember his flips of Musiq Soulchild’s classic R&B hit “Just Friends” or Tupac’s “Do For Love”. Now, after the debut of “Fragile,” he’s back with a fresh EP that features his…

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Premiere: Lili K Channels the 1960s in “Tommy” Video

For the last four years, Lili K‘s jazzy voice has become the heart of Chicago’s booming hip-hop scene. Her role as the go to collaborator for the town’s local rappers has allowed her to perform back up for Chance The Rapper during a mesmerizing closing perform at Lollapalooza last year. After building a name in…

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