When it comes to musical legends, they don’t get much bigger than David Porter. The renowned songwriter and producer is a cornerstone of historic Stax Records. His songs, many co-written by fellow legend Isaac Hayes, drove Stax to the top … Continue reading Stax Legend David Porter Enlightens On “The Classics”
Eighty-five years after he was born and 35 years since his death, soul music legend Jackie Wilson will receive a pair of honors next month. On Sept. 4 the Detroit-born singer — whose hits include “Reet Petite” and “Lonely Teardrops” (co-written by … Continue reading Soul Music Legend Jackie Wilson Finally Receives Walk Of Fame Star
Article By Howard Duke Grover Washington Jr. made a trip to the great northwest and heard a funk band that the world needed to know about. Washington connected the band with the Crusaders’ Wayne Henderson who helped the land a … Continue reading Music News: Legendary Funk Band Pleasure Is Back!
“Good Man”: “The song tells the story of the everyday man that works purposely, diligently, and lovingly to uphold the vows, values, and standards of the common, everyday good man. In many respects, it’s every bit the anthem for men … Continue reading Music News: O’Bryan Unveils New Soul Anthem “Good Man”.
Johnny will be returning soon with a new album, and already has a hit with the first single, “Soul of a Woman.” Now he returns on a duet with former New Edition mate, and his recent touring partner, Ralph Tresvant. “Perfect” is … Continue reading New Music: Perfect – Johnny Gill Ft Ralph Tresvant
Alexander O’Neal, the soul star of the 80s and 90s who, with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis producing, issued such now classic singles as “If You Were Hear Tonight” and “Fake.” What they may not know is the the talented … Continue reading Music News: Alexander O’Neal Drops New Single “Think Of Who Loves You”
As an avid vinyl collector I use Instagram frequently to showcase new albums and share music that I find on my vinyl excursions. However, since Instagram has began punishing us for sharing music with others, I have decided to begin … Continue reading This Week’s Top R&B Album By Instagram Followers
Article By Deejay.de A heady cocktail of Chic-style funk-pop, sunshine grooves and scorched soul balladry, the release of TBNH on September 6th sees The Brand New Heavies writing a new chapter in what has been an illustrious journey whilst also … Continue reading Music News: Brand New Heavies New Album “TBNH” coming September 6th.
“Something Keeps Calling” with Rob Bacon is a mellow R&B vibe without the unnecessary additions that often complicate tracks, causing the talent to be suffocated. Saadiq’s soulful vocals are layered over sparse drum beats, a groovy bassline and Bacon’s electric … Continue reading Video Pick Of The Week: Something Keeps Calling – Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq has announced his first solo album in eight years: Jimmy Lee, the follow-up to 2011’s Stone Rollin’, is out August 23. The lead single from the album Something Keeps Calling” featuring Rob Bacon is already creating a buzz. Raphael … Continue reading Music News: Raphael Saadiq Announces New Album “Jimmy Lee”