T.K.O: Still knocking Us Out 20 Years Later

Still Knocking Us Out 20 Years Later As an accomplished actress, dancer, singer, and overall well-rounded performer, Mya has always featured elements of classical dance and hip-hop in her music and performance routines.  Like many of the R&B starlets of the late 90s, Mya set trends and accomplished several records making her act an influential… Continue reading T.K.O: Still knocking Us Out 20 Years Later

Afrodisiac: 1 of 2 Articles That Sparked Hidden Singles (Throwback)

December 31, 2022 Note: This article was originally written in 2020 and was re-edited for clarity. 2020 brought about many changes, and one of the most noticeable changes was the rediscovery of the past. Many people have been rediscovering talents and passions and revisiting moments they have either neglected or pushed to the side based… Continue reading Afrodisiac: 1 of 2 Articles That Sparked Hidden Singles (Throwback)

Love Me Back

December 27, 2022 A Soulful Project That Touches on Life's Realistic Expectations The soulful and angelic voice behind the 2010s most reflective R&B albums, Jazmine Sullivan, had much to prove on her sophomore project. And what she proved was that not only was she a great storyteller and excellent performer, but she was also just… Continue reading Love Me Back

Rose In The Dark Blooms Beautifully

December 23, 2022 Rose in the Dark Blooms Beautifully Since the world first stopped from the pandemic crisis, many artists and musicians have been inspired and more creative than ever before. An artist that continues to show inspirational growth and dimension is Cleo Sol. The soulful 2020 album Rose in the Dark emphasizes representational references… Continue reading Rose In The Dark Blooms Beautifully

Lion Babe: Cosmic Wind

December 23, 2022 Cosmic Wind Keeps Audiences Blown Away The year is 2019, and you've decided to release a project that continues to set you apart sonically from your musical contemporaries. The group hails from New York City, and they have written and produced songs that teeter on the edge of R&B, dance, electronic, rock,… Continue reading Lion Babe: Cosmic Wind


December 2, 2022 Brandy Reminds Us She's Human Aside from having an otherworldly voice that can soothe your soul and cause you to melt under the rich velvet texture, Brandy's 2008 album Human reminds us that she is, in fact, human. Human was released internationally and domestically on December 5, 2008, and March 2009. The… Continue reading Human

One In A Million

November 25, 2022 The One and Only-LIYAH The number seven is considered the number of completion. In just seven short years, singer/actress/model and forever cultural icon Aaliyah Haughton made such an impact on the world that it truly is remarkable to think that it was all accomplished by the tender age of 22. Five years… Continue reading One In A Million

November Nostalgia Week: Day 5

Happy Friday! Hopefully, you've had a wonderful holiday break and or season thus far! Today we end November Nostalgia Week with this nostalgic classic. Here's the Great Pumpkin Waltz by Vince Guaraldi Trio. https://youtu.be/uINn4mkqL0M Courtesy of Vince Guaraldi Official YouTube Channel

Rhythm Nation 1814

November 23, 2022 One Nation Under a Rhythm The year is 1989. By industry standards, you are still considered a new artist because you've only released three projects, with the latest being your most successful after two record industry-standard failed attempts. After watching the news, the world, and most importantly, the children of the future,… Continue reading Rhythm Nation 1814

Velvet Rope: 25 Years

November 22, 2022 A Brief Lookback 25 Years Later The Velvet Rope is considered an album that changed the scope of Janet's career refined her message, and influenced many artists today. From the album's message, musical composition, and overall spirit of liberation, it is no surprise that it received so much praise and adoration during… Continue reading Velvet Rope: 25 Years

November Nostalgia Week: Day 1

I'm switching things up for November regarding #FBW (Flashback Week)! Each day this week, the site will be featuring songs that are either reminiscent of Thanksgiving or give you the Thanksgiving Family Vibes. Today's song to do just that is the Thanksgiving Theme by Vince Guaraldi. https://youtu.be/-aN4Cn3_AtU Courtesy of Vince Guaraldi Official YouTube Channel