Album Review: Deitrick Haddon – ‘Masterpiece’

Veteran gospel artist offers well crafted, radio-ready songs with poise, taking calculated creative risks and leaves us with no doubt he is master of the game. Artist: Deitrick Haddon Album: Masterpiece Street Date: 11/6/15 Record Label: Entertainment One  Genre: R&B iPod Pick: Be Like Jesus Feat. Dominique On Masterpiece, veteran artist Deitrick Haddon takes things […]

Posted on Nov, 2nd
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Album Review: Crystal Lewis – ‘Crystal Lewis’

Motown influenced R&B-Soul meets Disco-pop laced with personable and yet relatable lyrics on Crystal Lewis’ long awaited self-titled album. Artist: Crystal Lewis Album: Crystal Lewis Street Date: 9/11/15 Record Label: Metro One Genre: Motown/R&B-Soul/Disco-Pop iPod Pick: Be Alright (Feat. Anthony Evans) I want a friend to throw a pool side barbecue party with Be Alright […]

Posted on Oct, 23rd
Album Review: Alexis Spight – ‘Dear Diary’

Artist: Alexis Spight Album: Dear Diary Street Date: 8/28/15 Record Label: Uncle G Records Genre: Urban/R&B iPod Pick: Drop That If You Like: Frank Ocean, Alicia Keys, Deitrick Haddon, Brandy, The Walls Group. It is very all right to keep a diary at 22. In fact, it is urban. It just depends on how interesting […]

Posted on Oct, 5th
Album Review: Jonathan McReynolds – ‘Life Music: Stage Two’

Artist: Jonathan McReyonolds Album: Life Music: Stage Two Street Date: 9/18/15 Record Label: eOne Music Genre: Soul/R&B iPod Pick: Whole Feat. India Arie Jonathan McReynolds since the release of Life Music in 2012 has become loved by artists even in the mainstream industry and garnered various prestigious award nominations. In fact India Arie who is […]

Posted on Sep, 17th
Album Review: Kim Burrell – ‘A Different Place’

Artist: Kim Burrell Album: A Different Place Street Date: 9/4/15 Record Label: Shanachie Genre: R&B/Jazz/Gospel iPod Pick: Higher Kim Burrell is that artist who goes to the studio rarely (and literally, I mean once in 9 years!) that we want to go like every 6 months. Many gifted musicians have praised Kim’s gospel music. In […]

Posted on Sep, 14th
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Album Review: Tasha Cobbs – ‘One Place (Live)’

Artist: Tasha Cobbs Album: One Place (Live) Street Date: 8/21/15 Record Label: Motown Gospel Genre: Gospel iPod Pick: You Still Love Me Tasha Cobbs rose fast to be one of worship music’ biggest name in 2012 after covering United Pursuit‘s Break Every Chain (originally penned by Will Reagan and also formerly covered by Jesus Culture) on […]

Posted on Aug, 19th
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Album Review: Sada K. – ‘Long Story Short’

Artist: Sada K. Album: Long Story Short Street Date: 1/23/15 Record Label: Indie Genre: R&B/Pop iPod Pick: Dance Through The Fire Lyrical Gold: All I see is Us and me and I s. People aren’t we all people? Who’s the one who drew these line. We all about love. . . I am walking in […]

Posted on Jun, 25th
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Album Review: Tina Campbell – ‘It’s Personal’

Artist: Tina Campbell Album: It’s Personal Street Date: 5/21/15 Record Label: Gee Tree Creative  Genre: Gospel/R&B iPod Pick: Speak The Word (Feat. Teddy Campbell) Right on from its first track, we hear the passion with which ‘It’s Personal’ is laced through with. Big voiced Tina takes very fragile sounding songs, songs that groups like Kye […]

Posted on Jun, 8th
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Album Review: Crystal Aikin – ‘All I Need’

Artist: Crystal Aikin Album: All I Need Street Date: 2/3/15 Record Label: RCA Inspiration Genre: R&B/Gospel iPod Pick: Mighty to Save If You Like: Tasha Cobbs, Whitney Houston, Karen Clark Sheard, Shari Addison, Mandisa, Kelly Price, Kim Burrell Crystal Aikin’s voice is effortless, sailing through the sound speakers with ease not just to our ears but […]

Posted on Mar, 20th
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Album Review: Brittney Wright – ‘Fight 4 U’

Artist: Brittney Wright Album: Fight 4 U Street Date: 1/1/15 Record Label: Writerzblok Music Group Genre: R&B/Pop iPod Pick: ‘All of Your Love’ Feat. Enya Phace If You Like: Jazmine Sullivan, Beckah Shae, Melanie Fiona, Chrisette Michelle, Janelle Monae, Kierra Sheard. Lyrical Gold: It may seem like it is over and you may wanna quit and […]

Posted on Mar, 19th
Album Review: Michelle Williams – ‘Journey To Freedom’

Artist: Michelle Williams Album: Journey to Freedom Genre: R&B/ Pop/ Soul iPod Pick: Yes Lyrical Gold: I only talk about what I know about. I’ve been there before (From the song ‘In The Morning’) These are the musicians. Sincerely, I am surprised I’m finally using that line on a Michelle Williams record. I for one have never […]

Posted on Nov, 19th