Ledisi & Kenny Lattimore are meant to be the “Perfect Strangers”
Time after time since making her breakthrough in 2007, Ledisi has shaped her career crossing over soul, jazz, and gospel with multiple NAACP and Grammy nominations (winning Best Traditional R&B Performance for a 2021 Nina Simone tribute).
Franchesca watches out for that “Inner Me”
In this era of increasingly busy internets, YouTube can offer uplifting teaching tools. For the past five years, R&B Christian singer/songwriter Franchesca has built a potent and distinctive music ministry in stirring those of faith and others to steer the emotional valleys. Videos such as “I Am Loved” and “Created for This” solidify there is a hope beyond past messes.
…and I bet y’all didn’t know my saxophone brother’s career would grow to fruition after this master classic.
One of the FINEST contemporary jazz sax players of the art: NAJEE, brought joy to the world when he arrived to the scene with breakout R&B/Jazz classic single “Betcha Don’t Know.” Found on debut LP, “Najee’s Theme” in 1986, So much so…
Soul Songstress Sy Smith to Release New Album “Until We Meet Again”
Coming to the airwaves in January 2024 comes the return of soul music siren Sy Smith and her well anticipated new feature “Until We Meet Again.” One of the singles from the new album, lead track “Slide” is already generating major traction as we head into the new year.
Charlie Wilson pays homage to his wife with his latest single, “Superman”
Almost everyone familiar with pop culture knows the story of the superhero Superman and his love interest, newspaper reporter Lois Lane. This DC Comic is etched in comic book history, yet when Charlie Wilson, AKA Uncle Charlie, recaptures the story as only his soulfully dynamite voice could handle, many ears should start perking.
Brandy invites her special someone to a “Christmas Party for Two”
Brandy’s accomplishments cross over near three decades between a singer/songwriter who raised the game in R&B and an actress who blazed the TV comedy screens, beginning with Moesha. Though she is a confident entertainer, it is that stunning voice whose tone shifts easily, communicating every necessary detail behind her storylines.
Jon Reddick presents his immense talents for a Motown holiday favorite “Someday at Christmas”
As one of today’s prolific worship leaders and one of contemporary Christian’s respected singer/songwriters/musicians, Jon Reddick has followed his spiritual heart since being raised by his parents in the church.
Bob Baldwin sprinkles smooth funk all over “Winter Wonderland”
Uh, huh! Christmas time is fast approaching. Though Thanksgiving has yet to enter our family doorstep in 2023, Bob Baldwin wants to celebrate this moment with his longtime fanbase and anyone who appreciates the charms surrounding Christmas.
Travis Greene & Forward City ignites the praise and worship platform with Strike the Ground, recorded live at Forward City Church
It is common these days for veteran worship pastors to add pulpit pastor to their evolving ministry (i.e., Smokie Norful, Tauren Wells). Another of those crossing over with their giftings is Travis Greene.
Halle Bailey from the sister vocal duo Chloe x Halle releases her debut, “Angel”
Since being mentored by international superstar, Beyonce, the R&B vocal duo of Chloe x Halle have blazed the charts earning several Grammy nominations. Awhile back, Chloe stepped out for her solo spotlight as a multi- hit-making artist in the past three years. Eventually in 2023, Halle and her angelic soprano would establish her solo platform.