Tag: soul music

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Guilty Pleasure Alert: “R&B Divas” Announces Second Season Plus L.A. Spinoff

The hit TV show "R&B Divas" returns for a second season with added divas and a West Coast expansion!...

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Spin Cycle: Jamie Lidell, Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell is back!! Check out our review of his new album, out today!...

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Will Usher’s “Go Missin’” Want To Make You Join The Witness Protection Program?

Usher and Diplo try to follow up on the success of "Climax" with a new song called "Go Missin'." Can lightning strike twice?...

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Note for Note: A Complete Guide to the Discography of Boyz II Men (Part Two)

Part Two of our look through the discography of the best selling R&B group in history. Get your cry on with Boyz II Men!...

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Justin Timberlake’s New Video: On That “Suit & Tie” Shit

JT and Jigga class up your TV screen (or computer screen) with the "Suit & Tie" video. Check it out!...

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Justin Timberlake Completes the Trilogy with “Mirrors”

Justin Timberlake comes out with yet another potential heater. Will "Mirrors" have you looking forward to "The 20/20 Experience?"...

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Celebrate Black History Month with AT&T, MC Lyte & Elle Varner

Celebrate the rich history of Black Americans with speaking engagements around the country and a photo contest!...

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Popblerd’s 2013 Grammy Preview & Predictions Part 4 : R&B

Prepare for Miguel's coming-out party. The singer/songwriter is performing on the Grammy telecast and has a slew of nominations in the...

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“You Naked”: Jamie Lidell’s Funky New Tune (And Video!)

Brit soul phenom Jamie Lidell returns with a new album and a funky new tune called "You Naked."...

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New Releases 1/29/13: Popblerd’s New Release Report

Uncle Charlie (Wilson) has a new album out today, but the smart money's on some guy named Bieber....

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Teena Marie’s Beautiful Epitaph: Album Review

The late, great Teena Marie was working on an album at the time of her passing. Does "Beautiful" match up to the best work of the soul...

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Songs in the Key of Life 29: “Work to Do”

Songs in the Key of Life, personal reflections, being busy, Vanessa Williams, Work to Do, life lessons...

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Mary Wells & Sly & The Family Stone Book Reviews: Big Money Goes To Soul School

If you're a fan of soul music, we've got reviews of two books you must add to your must-read list....

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Bilal Takes You “Back To Love” With New Video

Bilal takes you "back to love" with the first single and video from his upcoming third album, "A Love Surreal."...

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2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst...

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Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: The Master List

In case you were wondering what the Popblerd collective loved this year, here's our full list, ranked and compiled!...

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Isley/Jasper/Isley’s “Look The Other Way”: Shoulda Been A Hit

When the Isley Brothers temporarily splintered in the '80s, their three youngest members decided to rock out with a jam called "Look The...

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Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: Big Money’s List

Our last best of 2012 list comes from Big Money. Allow him to adorn you with his picks....

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Boxed In: The Top Music Reissues of 2012

Every year, while lording over an impressive amount of music catalogue news and views at my site, The Second Disc, I think the same thing...

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Songs in the Key of Life 25: “A Change is Gonna Come”

Maybe it's time to make a change?...

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Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox: Worth Every Quarter You Put In It

After catching grenades and being lazy, does Bruno Mars also manage to successfully avoid the sophomore jinx on "Unorthodox Jukebox?"...

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A Guide to the Discography of Janet Jackson, Part Two (The Fall)

What goes up must come down, and in the second half of our Note for Note column, we investigate the last decade and a half of Janet...

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John Legend? Meet Quentin Tarantino: Check Out “Who Did That To You”

For his second soundtrack tune in a year, John Legend eases off of the champagne and gives us the gritty "Who Did That To You," from the...

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Best Albums of 2012: The IrishJava Fave 12

Let the year-end lists begin! Mega-Springsteen fan Dennis lists his best Bruce-related and non Bruce-related moments of 2012. ...

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2012 Christmas Album Roundup: Spin Cycle

Once again, Popblerd listens to this year's Christmas albums so you don't have to! This year brings us music from Cee-Lo, Sufjan Stevens,...

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2013 Grammy Nominations: Honoring An Ocean of New(ish) Blood

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences spreads the love this year-as 6 artists head the list of nominees for the 55th...

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The Viewfinder: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots & Mariah Spread Christmas Cheer

Mariah Carey's holiday chestnut "All I Want For Christmas Is You" gets a holiday tune-up, courtesy of Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and some...