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Meli’sa Morgan Returns with New Album “Love Demands” on July 13th, 2018 | LISTEN!


 
Powerful urban diva Meli’sa Morgan returns with her first full-length offering in over a decade with Love Demands
 
From the artist who launched her career in brilliant style with Prince’s “Do Me Baby,” Meli’sa Morgan impressed the R&B community by reaching number one on the R&B charts while remaining in that position for almost half a year.

Legendary R&B Group Change Returns with New Single “Hit or Miss” | LISTEN!


 
Yet another blast from the past, R&B/Disco ensemble Change comes back with some favorites and plenty of new tracks, including their new single, “Hit or Miss”
 
If those who have tracked the career of the brilliant soulman, Luther Vandross, his breakthrough performance was as the featured lead vocalist for The Glow of Love, by the European based band, Change.

Chaka Khan Releases New Dance Single “Like Sugar” | LISTEN!!


 
Chaka Khan lights up the funk flame with the minimal dance floor filler,
“Like Sugar”
 
Dance floors should be heating up this summer as yet another urban music legend Chaka Khan joins a growing list of soul and R&B favorites (Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson, i.e.) delivering new material in 2018.

Babyface, Carrie Lucas and Members of L.A. City Hall Speak on Dick Griffey and the Legacy of SOLAR


 
SOLAR Records and Founder Dick Griffey Honored by L.A. City Council for its 40th Anniversary
by A. Scott Galloway
 
The second order of business at the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, was a commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of SOLAR Records and its founder, Dick Griffey, in conjunction with June being Black Music Month.

R&B Legend Peabo Bryson to Release New Album “Stand For Love” on Aug. 3rd, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE! | Announces New Tour


 
R&B icon Peabo Bryson takes a Stand for Love with two sneak peaks from his much anticipated project in over a decade
 
It seems the older a singer’s voice gets from the wear and tear of performing night in and night out can take a toll in their vocal quality. Thankfully, that does not fit this scenario for one of urban adult contemporary music’s finest, Peabo Bryson.

Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo Returns with New Album, “Back to The Bay” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Legendary Bay Area percussionist Pete Escovedo returns with a brand-new album, Back to the Bay. 
 
Watch New Video “Lets Stay Together” feat Singer Sy Smith Below!
 
“With this new project, I wanted to reach back and taste all those wonderful flavors of music that sadly aren’t as common as they used to be,” Escovedo asserts about his latest LP.

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to New Album from PJ Morgan – “The Transparency Project” from Now til May 29th, 2018! Album Drops June 1st, 2018


 
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “THE TRANSPARENCY PROJECT” BY PJ MORGAN – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
 
Special Stream Ends May 29th! Album Arrives June 1st & is Available for Pre-Order May 27th on Amazon & iTunes.
 
Attention T.U.M.S. Readers! Here’s your chance to sample the entire new album from Gospel Organist PJ Morgan entitled “The Transparency Project” via 1DMV Music Group! Hear the entire album from now until May 29th, 2018!

Songstress Lisa Stansfield Returns with 8th Album “Deeper” | LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC!


 
A eighties and nineties dance diva favorite, Lisa Stansfield goes Deeper on her latest CD:
 
Through the ups and downs of her career, Lisa Stansfield finds a way to throw a few invigorating vocal punches since her beginnings in the mid-eighties with the dance trio Blue Zone (featuring her colloborater to this day, Ian Devaney), with producer Coldcut and as a solo international hit maker.

U.K. Singer Gabrielle Releases New Single “Show Me” – WATCH NEW VIDEO! | New Album “Under My Skin” Coming Aug. 17th, 2018


 
U.K. and International hit maker, Gabrielle celebrates a refreshing kind of love with “Show Me” in a triumphant return to the recording studio
 
When Gabrielle burst onto the British music scene in the early nineties with her soon to be trademark hit, “Dreams,” her infectious pop/R&B/dance mix also made a splash onto several international charts.

Saxophonist Dante Lewis Releases New Album “A Sweet Love: Tribute to Anita Baker” | LISTEN!


 
Saxman Dante Lewis Releases New Album “A Sweet Love: Tribute to Anita Baker” – Available NOW on CDBaby, and ReverbNation
 
Hailing from Columbia, SC, is urban contemporary saxophonist Dante Lewis. The up-and-coming jazz artist shared his love for music legend Anita Baker recently with the release of tribute album “A Sweet Love: Tribute to Anita Baker” – available NOW at fine online retailers.