Janelle Monae, Dirty Computer © Bad Boy

Janelle Monáe, ‘Django Jane’ & ‘Make Me Feel’ | Single Review

Announcing her third studio  album, ‘Dirty Computer’ (April 27, 2018), Janelle Monáe releases two promo singles, “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane.” Continue reading Janelle Monáe, ‘Django Jane’ & ‘Make Me Feel’ | Single Review

LW, Sunshine - Single © Lewayne Scott

LW, “Sunshine” [Single Review]

LW brings the heat on single “Sunshine” LW • Sunshine – Single • Lewayne Scott • Single Release Date: September 27, 2014 On single “Sunshine,” multitalented R&B artist LW likens Sunshine (his lady) to the sunshine whose rays come down from the heavens. Fittingly, the song itself is exuberant, lush, and “sunny” in sound, representing LW’s feeling towards his lover/potential lover. Musically, LW has crafted … Continue reading LW, “Sunshine” [Single Review]

The Weeknd "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" Screen Shot (Republic)

Is The Weeknd Poised For Breakout Success?

As of yet, 2015 seems to be The Weeknd’s year. Honestly, the R&B industry should be praying that it is indeed the year of Abel Tesfaye, as the genre hasn’t had its finest moments this year. All indications suggests that The Weeknd may be his most relevant within the bigger picture of the music industry thanks to that little hit from the Fifty Shades of … Continue reading Is The Weeknd Poised For Breakout Success?

Miguel, Coffee © RCA

Miguel’s Sensual Single “Coffee” Continues An ‘Explicit’ Trend  

Miguel featuring Wale • Coffee – Single • RCA • US Release Date: May 4, 2015  Do innocent songs exist anymore? The answer is a resounding NO. Well, technically there are songs that are innocent, but so many of today’s songs are drenched in sexual innuendo and profanity. Miguel, one of contemporary R&B’s very best doesn’t buck this newfound embracement of explicitness that characterizes popular … Continue reading Miguel’s Sensual Single “Coffee” Continues An ‘Explicit’ Trend  

R. Kelly’s “Story” Is…Um…Lackluster

R. Kelly is truly one of a kind.  There’s really no other way to say it…I so serious about it!  ‘Kells’ has written plenty of memorable songs for himself and others.  What’s amazing about R. Kelly is that he oscillates between being conservative and being, well plain raunchy.  R. Kelly’s last two albums has found the sensual R&B singer/songwriter in refined, conservative mode.  Sure Love … Continue reading R. Kelly’s “Story” Is…Um…Lackluster