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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New R&B Albums (oct.2012)

Oct. 2012

1. 'R&B Divas,' Faith Evans

This all-new album by Faith Evans takes its title from her hit reality show, which is now running on the TV One network. The album, which also features the show's other stars on various song, is due out Oct. 2 via eOne Music.
  1. Lovin' Me (Theme from R&B Divas)
  2. Tears of Joy
  3. Mr. Supafly (feat. Keke Wyatt)
  4. Too High for Love
  5. SisterFriend (feat. Nicci Gilbert, Monifah, Syleena Johnson and KeKe Wyatt)
  6. Dumb
  7. Sometime (feat. Nicci Gilbert and Helene "Mom" Gilbert)
  8. True Colors (feat. Kelly Price and Fantasia)
  9. Stonewall (feat. Syleena Johnson)
  10. She's Me (feat. Monifah)
  11. Soon As I Get Home (Live in LA)
  12. Jesus Loves (feat. Kelly Price)


2. 'Kaleidoscope Dream,' Miguel

Although Miguel has steadily unleashed a flood of music online since his debut studio album, All I Want is You, dropped in 2010, his official sophomore comes out Oct. 2 via RCA Records.
  1. Adorn
  2. Don't Look Back
  3. Use Me
  4. Do You...
  5. Kaleidoscope Dream
  6. The Thrill
  7. How Many Drinks?
  8. Where's the Fun in Forever
  9. Arch and Point
  10. The P...y is Mine
  11. Candles in the Sun

3. 'Two Eleven,' Brandy

The latest by Brandy is due out Oct. 16 via RCA Records. The track list for the standard edition is below. The deluxe edition features an additional three tracks, "Can You Hear Me Now," "Music" and "What You Need."
  1. Intro
  2. Wildest Dreams
  3. So Sick
  4. Slower
  5. No Such Thing As Too Late
  6. Let Me Go
  7. Without You
  8. Put It Down (feat. Chris Brown)
  9. Hardly Breathing
  10. Do You Know What You Have
  11. Scared Of Beautiful
  12. Wish Your Love Away
  13. Paint This House
  14. Outro

4. 'The MANual,' Q. Parker

Q., who's a founding member of '90s R&B group 112 releases his first full solo album Oct. 30 via Malaco Records.
  1. The Conversation Intro (feat. Crystal Nicole)
  2. Show You How
  3. Belongs to You
  4. All About You
  5. Interlude to YES
  6. YES
  7. How I Love You
  8. 60 Seconds
  9. Two Of Us (feat. Faith Evans)
  10. Cupid (Acoustic Remake)
  11. Better (feat. Styles P)
  12. Forced My Hand
  13. Just Us
  14. Completely

5. 'The Green Room,' Vivian Green

Vivian Green's fourth studio album, which is the follow-up to her 2010 release, Beautiful, was pushed back from September, but should be in stores Oct. 9.
  1. Remedy
  2. Anything Out There
  3. X (feat. Freeway)
  4. Free As a Bird
  5. I'm Not Prepared
  6. Forever
  7. Supposed to Be Mine
  8. When Can I See You Again
  9. Still Here (feat. Brian Culbertson)
  10. Heaven
  11. Faith
  12. Light the Universe (feat. Algebra Blessett, Treena Ferebee, Laurin Talese & Leah Smith)

6. 'This ... is Marcus Canty,' Marcus Canty

Marcus Canty, a native of Bowie, Maryland, was as a competitor on the first season of the U.S. version the reality show "The X Factor." Although he didn't win (he came in fourth), he still managed to parlay his singing talent into a recording contract with Epic Records. His debut EP's due out Oct. 30.
  1. In and Out (feat. Wale)
  2. Don't Pass Me By
  3. Used By You
  4. Tonight
  5. Three Words
  6. Not Looking
  7. Stay in Love

7. 'Pour Une Ame Souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone,' Meshell Ndegeocello

The 10th studio album by Meshell Ndegeocello is a tribute to legendary Jazz singer Nina Simone. Pour Une Ame Souveraine, which is French for For a Sovereign Soul, is due out Oct. 9.
  1. Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
  2. Suzanne
  3. Real Real (feat. Toshi Reagon)
  4. House of the Rising Sun (feat. Toshi Reagon)
  5. Turn Me On
  6. Feelin' Good
  7. Don't Take All Night (feat. Sinead O'Connor)
  8. Nobody's Fault But Mine (feat. Lizz Wright)
  9. Be My Husband (feat. Valerie June)
  10. Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair
  11. See Line Woman (feat. Tracy Wannomae)
  12. Either Way I Lose
  13. To Be Young, Gifted and Black (feat. Cody ChesnuTT)
  14. Four Women

8. 'Landing on a Hundred,' Cody ChesnuTT

This talented, quirky and enigmatic performer hasn't released a full album since his legendary debut, The Headphone Masterpiece in 2003. But the long-awaited follow-up is finally due out Oct. 30.
  1. Til I Met Thee
  2. I've Been Life
  3. That's Still Mama
  4. What Kind of Cool (Will We Think of Next)
  5. Don't Follow Me
  6. Everybody's Brother
  7. Love is More Than a Wedding Day
  8. Under the Spell of the Handout
  9. Don't Wanna Go the Other Way
  10. Chips Down (In No Landfill)
  11. Where is all the Money Going
  12. Scroll Call

9. 'Talking Book,' Macy Gray

The latest release by Macy Gray is what she calls a "love letter" to Stevie Wonder's classic Talking Book album. Macy's version of it comes out on Oct. 30, almost exactly 40 years after Stevie's original.
  1. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  2. Maybe Your Baby
  3. You And I (We Can Conquer the World)
  4. Tuesday Heartbreak
  5. You've Got It Bad Girl
  6. Superstition
  7. Big Brother
  8. Blame It On The Sun
  9. Looking For Another Pure Love
  10. I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)

10. 'Dusk Till Dawn,' Bobby V.

Atlanta crooner Bobby V has teamed up with eOne music for his latest album, which is chock full of guest appearances. It's due out Oct. 16.
  1. Dusk Til Dawn (Intro)
  2. Are You Ready
  3. Mirror (feat. Lil Wayne)
  4. Before You Break My Heart
  5. Role Play (feat. Red Café)
  6. Put It In (feat. K. Michelle)
  7. Nothing On You
  8. Tipsey Love (feat. Future)
  9. Ooh (She Got Me Like)
  10. Rock Body (feat. Gucci Mane)
  11. She Got It All (feat. Cassidy)
  12. 1st Class Love
  13. Save Me From Me

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Best Songs of 2011


1. Rumour Has It, Adele

2. 4 Evermore, Anthony David & Algebra feat. Phonte

3. Best Thing I Never Had, Beyonce

4. She Ain't You, Chris Brown

5.Mirror, KeKe Wyatt, Kelly Price & Tweet

6. Baby, Jagged Edge

7. So in Love, Jill Scott & Anthony Hamilton

8. Motivation, Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne

9. You Got Love, Kindred the Family Soul

10. Shut Up, Ledisi

11. Good Man, Raphael Saadiq

12. Still in Love With You, Sade

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

New R&B Albums

Oct. 2011

1. Twenty, Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men's latest is a two-CD set that celebrates the 20th anniversary of their 1991 debut album, Cooleyhighharmony. The first CD consists of new material; the second is re-recorded versions of some of their best-known songs. It'll be in stores Oct. 25.
Disc 1:
  1. Believe
  2. So Amazing
  3. Put Some Music On
  4. Showly
  5. More Than You'll Ever Know (feat Charlie Wilson)
  6. I Shoulda Lied
  7. Benefit of a Fool
  8. Refuse to Be the Reason
  9. One More Chance
  10. Will You Be There
  11. Flow
  12. One Up for Love
Disc 2:
  1. Motownphilly
  2. On Bended Knee
  3. Four Seasons of Loneliness
  4. Water Runs Dry
  5. A Song of Mama
  6. It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
  7. I’ll Make Love to You
  8. End of the Road
  9. Not Like You

2. The Good, the Bad, the Sexy, Joe
Joe Thomas, one of the smoothest, most romantic men in R&B, drops his new album Oct. 18.
  1. Losing
  2. Time Of Your Life
  3. Almost There
  4. Circles
  5. Pull My Hair
  6. Dear Joe
  7. Slow Kisses
  8. Lose Control
  9. Tonight
  10. Impossible
  11. Drink Up

3. Still Winning, Johnny Gill

Johnny Gill had a minor beef with the head of his record label, but they've worked it out and now the latest from the veteran solo singer and New Edition member is due out Oct. 11.
  1. Still Winning
  2. Lets Stay Together
  3. In The Mood
  4. Just The Way You Are
  5. Black Box
  6. Long Long Time
  7. 2nd Place
  8. Who Is He?
  9. It Would Be You
  10. My Love

4. Break of Dawn, Goapele

The latest from sexy alternative R&B singer Goapele comes out Oct. 24.
  1. Play
  2. Tears on My Pillow
  3. Undertow
  4. Break of Dawn
  5. Hush
  6. Money
  7. Pieces
  8. Right Here
  9. Milk & Honey

5. Where It All Begins, Lalah Hathaway

R&B/Jazz singer Lalah Hathaway, daughter of the legendary Donny Hathaway, releases her latest album Oct. 18.
  1. Strong Woman
  2. Where It All Begins
  3. My Everything
  4. Small of My Back
  5. If You Want To
  6. Always Love You
  7. Lie To Me
  8. This Could Be Love
  9. Wrong Way
  10. You Were Meant For Me
  11. I'm Coming Back feat. Rachelle Ferrell
  12. Dreamland

6. Condensate, Original 7ven

Original 7ven (pronounced 'seven') is the new name for '80s band The Time, of Prince and Purple Rain fame. All the original Time members are in the group, including Morris Day, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Condensate will be in stores Oct. 18.
  1. O7ven intro
  2. Strawberry Lake
  3. O7ven Press Conference
  4. Condensate
  5. #Trendin
  6. If I Was Yo Man
  7. Role Play
  8. Sick
  9. Lifestyle
  10. Faithful
  11. Cadillac
  12. Aydkmn
  13. One Step
  14. Toast To The Party Girl
  15. Hey Yo
  16. GoHomeToYoMan

7. How Do You Do, Mayer Hawthorne

The latest full album by this deeply souful new-school crooner comes out Oct. 11.
  1. Get To Know You
  2. A Long Time
  3. Can't Stop
  4. Dreaming
  5. The Walk
  6. Finally Falling
  7. Hooked
  8. Stick Around
  9. The News
  10. You Called Me
  11. You're Not Ready
  12. No Strings

8. Concrete Blues, The Revelations feat. Tre' Williams

This deep-fried Soul band's latest is due out Oct. 25.
  1. Something's Got To Give
  2. Concrete Blues
  3. Behind These Bars
  4. Trouble Man
  5. How Could You Walk Away
  6. One Reason To Stay
  7. Until You Get Enough Of Me
  8. I Gotta Have It
  9. Lonely Room
  10. Don't Wait
  11. Everybody Knows [bonus track]
  12. Let's Straighten It Out [bonus track]
  13. I Don't Want To Know [bonus track]
9. My Blood, My Sweat & My Tears: the Soundtrack, Jewell
R&B vocalist Jewell, who ran with the Death Row Records crew in the '90s, releases a soundtrack to her life story on Oct. 25. It features various singers and rappers.
  1. Intro, My Blood, My Sweat and My Tears (by The Poet)
  2. Gonna be alright (Jewell)
  3. Respect my gangsta (Remy, Bobby Sealz & Picasso feat. Jewell)
  4. Back to tha brick (Bobby Sealz)
  5. What's Love (Picasso feat Jewell)
  6. If you Believe (Jewell)
  7. Leave Me Alone (Bobby Sealz, Remy & Picasso feat Jewell)
  8. Hot Spot (Bobby Sealz & Picasso feat Jewell)
  9. Who You Calling Out (Bobby Sealz & Picasso feat Brat)
  10. Sleeping with the Enemy (Jewell)
  11. Street Cry (Picasso feat Jewell)
  12. Crazy (Bobby Sealz, Remy & Picasso feat. Jewell)
  13. Baller Belly (Bobby Sealz feat Jazzy Pha)
  14. Give You Sum (Jewell)

10. Fly Again, Sounds of Blackness

This Gospel-R&B ensemble releases its latest project Oct. 18.
To Be Announced

11. The Best of Joss Stone '03-'09, Joss Stone

Joss Stone's first greatest hits album, which was pushed back from last month, is now due out Oct. 4.
  1. Fell In Love With A Boy
  2. Super Duper Love
  3. You Had Me
  4. Right To Be Wrong
  5. Don't Cha Wanna Ride
  6. Spoiled
  7. Tell Me 'Bout It
  8. Baby Baby Baby
  9. Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now (feat. Common) 
  10. Bruised But Not Broken
  11. L-O-V-E
  12. Free Me
  13. Stalemate (feat. Jamie Hartman)

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

New R&B Albums

Sept 2011

1. 'Future History,' Jason Derulo

Pop-R&B singer Jason Derulo has been de-ruling the airwaves for several months now, but will his second album take over the music charts? Find out when Future History comes out Sept. 27, via Warner Bros.
  1. Don't Wanna Go Home
  2. It Girl
  3. Breathing
  4. Be Careful
  5. Make It Up as We Go
  6. Fight For You
  7. Pick Up the Pieces
  8. Givin' Up
  9. Bleed Out
  10. That's My Shhh
  11. X
  12. Dumb


2. 'Chapter 5: Underrated,' Syleena Johnson

The latest chapter in the musical book of Syleena Johnson's life drops Sept. 27 via the Shanachie label.
  1. Underrated (feat. AK of Do Or Die)
  2. A Boss
  3. Fade Away
  4. Angry Girl (feat. Tweet)
  5. Like Thorns
  6. Little Things (feat. Malone
  7. My Shoes
  8. Label Me
  9. Go 'Head (feat. Na'Tee)
  10. Bad Person
  11. The Champ
  12. Stone Wall
The biggest release of the month is by singer Jason Derulo, who dabbles in R&B but is mainly known as a pop artist. In addition to him the list also includes eight other releases, including the latest by the highly underrated Syleena Johnson, whose fifth album is appropriately titled Album 5: Underrated; pop-Soul duo Nikki & Rich; and alternative Soul singer Van Hunt, whose new album doesn't include either of his two recently released singles. For the full details of the new R&B/Soul album releases for September 2011, have a look below.


3. 'Greatest Hits,' Nikki & Rich

After a year of delays, the first album by this bi-coastal pop-Soul group drops Sept. 27 via Reprise/Warner Bros.
  1. Rainbow
  2. Same Kind of Man
  3. Everything
  4. Murder U
  5. Yellow Brick Road
  6. City Lights (feat. Fabolous)
  7. Let Me Down
  8. Danger (feat. Hayes)
  9. Time Machine
  10. Angel
  11. It's Not the End


4. 'What Were You Hoping For,' Van Hunt

When alternative Soul crooner Van Hunt's new project drops Sept. 27 via Red Distribution, it won't feature the recently released songs "June" and "The Savage, Sincere L of P."
  1. North Hollywood
  2. Watching You Go Crazy is Driving Me Insane
  3. Designer Jeans
  4. Plum
  5. Falls (Violet)
  6. Moving Targets
  7. Eyes Like Pearls
  8. A Time Machine is My New Girlfriend
  9. What Were You Hoping For
  10. Cross Dresser
  11. It's a Mysterious Hustle


5. 'Cry Love,' Maya Azucena

Maya's latest album, which focuses on the theme of empowerment, is due out Sept. 13 via Half Note Records.
  1. Cry Love
  2. Shine
  3. Near
  4. Changed My Mind
  5. The Half
  6. Belong to the Sun
  7. My Back's Not Up Against the Wall
  8. Run Into the Light
  9. Warriors
  10. Live On
  11. Little Ghetto Boy


6. 'Concrete Blues,' The Revelations feat. Tre Williams

The latest by this gritty, old school-soundalike Soul band, which includes the single "I Gotta Have It," is due in stores Sept. 27 via Koch Entertainment.
To Be Announced


7. 'Illusions,' Erin Barra

The soulful singer-songwriter's latest drops Sept. 6 via 101 Distribution.
  1. Good Man
  2. Interlude 1
  3. Skyline
  4. Another Way
  5. Satisfied (feat. Louis Logic & JJ Brown)
  6. Magician
  7. Interlude 2
  8. That's All
  9. I'm Out
  10. Interlude 3
  11. Soul Revolutions 5G Remix


8. 'Super Duper Hits: the Best of Joss Stone,' Joss Stone

The best music from Joss Stone's early career with S-Curve and Virgin Records has been compiled for the first time on this collection. It's due out Sept. 27.
  1. Fell in Love With a Boy
  2. Super Duper Love
  3. You Had Me
  4. Right to Be Wrong
  5. Don't 'Cha Wanna Ride
  6. Spoiled
  7. Tell Me 'Bout It
  8. Baby Baby Baby
  9. Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now (feat. Common)
  10. Bruised But Not Broken
  11. L-O-V-E
  12. Free Me
  13. Stalemate (feat. Jamie Hartman)


9. 'Brunswick Lost Soul, Vol. 1,' Various Artists

This collection of rare tracks comes out Sept. 27 via Brunswick Records.
  1. Do The Whoopie (by Sugar Pie DeSanto)
  2. Your Love Controls My World (Johnny Williams)
  3. Come Over To My Side (Billy Butler)
  4. Stay With Me Baby (B.W. & The Next Edition)
  5. Hold On (Marvin Smith)
  6. Tell Me (Rocky Roberts & The Airedales)
  7. Lonely Street (The Admirations)
  8. You Brought Out The Good In Me (Otis Leavill)
  9. Wrong Number (Lee Charles)
  10. You Left Me (The Artistics)
  11. Do The Tighten Up (Major Lance)
  12. Chip Off The Old Block (Johnny Jones & The King Casuals)
  13. Baby Don t You Tear My Clothes (Little Richard)
  14. Getting Nowhere Fast (Floyd Smith)
  15. Where The Lilies Grow (Sidney Joe Qualls)


10. 'Brunswick Lost Soul, Vol. 2,' Various Artists

The second volume of Br
unswick Records' collection of rare tracks is also out Sept. 27, just like the first volume.
  1. It's Gonna Be Good (by Johnny Jones & The King Casuals)
  2. Burning Touch Of Love (Billy Butler)
  3. Baby It s Time (Marshall & The Chi-Lites)
  4. Just A Little Misunderstanding (Johnny Williams)
  5. Baby (Why Can t You Hear Me) (Otis Leavill)
  6. Since You ve Been Gone (Major Lance)
  7. You Are (Bobby Reed)
  8. I Want Something To Remember You By (Marvin Smith)
  9. Talk A Little Louder (Wales Wallace)
  10. Karate Boogaloo (The Emperors)
  11. How Can You Say Goodbye (Sidney Joe Qualls)
  12. Sweet Temptation (Isaac Hayes)
  13. Once You Fall In Love (Eddie McLoyd)
  14. Easy Evil (Walter Jackson)
  15. Try Some Of Mine (Little Richard)

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

New R&B Albums

June 2011

1. The Light of the Sun, Jill Scott

Jilly from Philly drops her new project on us June 21 via Blues Babe/Warner Bros. Records.
  1. Blessed
  2. So In Love (feat. Anthony Hamilton)
  3. Shame (feat. Eve & the A Group)
  4. All Cried Out Redux (feat. Doug E. Fresh)
  5. Le BOOM Vent Suite
  6. So Gone (What My Mind Says) feat. Paul Wall
  7. Hear My Call
  8. Some Other Time
  9. Making You Wait
  10. Until Then (I Imagine)
  11. Missing You
  12. When I Wake Up
  13. Womanifesto
  14. Rolling Hills
  15. The Light of the Sun

2. 4, Beyonce
Ms. Knowles' fourth studio album comes out June 28 via Columbia Records.
  1. 1+1
  2. I Care
  3. I Miss You
  4. Best Thing I Never Had
  5. Party (feat. Andre 3000)
  6. Rather Die Young
  7. Start Over
  8. Love On Top
  9. Countdown
  10. End of Time
  11. I Was Here
  12. Run the World (Girls)


3. Pieces of Me, Ledisi

Ledisi's follow up to her groundbreaking 2009 R&B album Turn Me Loose is due for release June 14 via the Verve Forecast label.
  1. Pieces of Me
  2. So Into You
  3. Bravo
  4. Stay Together
  5. Coffee
  6. Hate Me
  7. Shut Up
  8. Shine
  9. I Miss You Now
  10. BGTY
  11. Raise Up
  12. I Gotta Get to You


4. The Remedy, Jagged Edge

This will be four-man vocal group Jagged Edge's first album since Baby Makin' Project in 2007. It comes out June 21 via Miami-based hip-hop label Slip-N-Slide.
To Be Announced


5. Unbelievable!, Keke Wyatt

Keke's second album in the past 16 months, and fifth overall, is due to drop June 14 via the Shanachie Records label.
  1. Light Me Up
  2. Unbelievable
  3. Mirror (feat. Kelly Price and Tweet)
  4. Love Under New Management
  5. Tap Out
  6. Saturday Love (feat. Ruben Studdard)
  7. Miss Your Plane
  8. Enough
  9. Travel the World (Love Uses Time)
  10. Tears in Heaven
  11. His Eye on the Sparrow


6. Love Has No Recession, Kindred the Family Soul

This duo will release a concept album dealing with love and world issues on June 28 via the Shanachie label.
  1. The Sheddington (intro)
  2. Above Water Part I (feat. Ursula Rucker)
  3. We All Will Know (feat. Raheem DeVaughn)
  4. Take a Look Around (feat. Bilal and BJ the Chicago Kid)
  5. You Got Love (feat. Snoop Dogg)
  6. Magic Happen
  7. Authentically You (feat. Lady Alma Horton)
  8. Above Water Part II (feat. Coco Brown)
  9. SOS (Sense of Security)
  10. Sticking With You
  11. 2 Words
  12. Going to the Go-Go
  13. Love Has No Recession
  14. Above Water Part III
  15. The Sheddington (outro)
  16. You Got Love (remix)


7. Songs In A Minor - 10th Anniversary Edition (Deluxe Edition), Alicia Keys

It was in 2001 that Alicia Keys' debut album set her on the path to superstardom. And in recognition, a deluxe edition comes out June 28 via Sony Legacy.
Disc 1:
  1. Piano & I
  2. Girlfriend
  3. How Come You Don't Call Me
  4. Fallin'
  5. Troubles
  6. Rock Wit U
  7. A Woman's Worth
  8. Jane Doe
  9. Goodbye
  10. The Life
  11. Mr. Man (feat. Jimmy Cozier)
  12. Never Felt This Way (interlude)
  13. Butterflyz
  14. Why Do I Feel So Sad
  15. Caged Bird
  16. Lovin U
Disc 2:
  1. Woman's Worth (Remix) feat. Nas
  2. Juiciest (Mixtape Version)
  3. If I Were Your Woman (Funky Blues Demo)
  4. Fallin' (Ali Soundtrack Version)
  5. Typewriter (From the Songs In A Minor vault)
  6. Butterflyz (Drumline Mix)
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