SONG OF THE DAY: JANET JACKSON – I WANT YOU

I won’t dwell on the unfortunate incident that happened to Janet is 2004, but I will however bring to your attention a song that many casual fans will not have heard due to the blacklisting that Janet faced post aforementioned incident. Today’s song of the day is I Want You from the Damita Jo album. The cut featured (amongst others) John Legend and Kanye West … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: JANET JACKSON – I WANT YOU

SONG OF THE DAY: MUTYA KEISHA SIOBHAN – FLATLINE

So apparently a new Sugababes album IS coming. In August 2018 Keisha revealed new music would be coming soon and so would an explanation as to what has taken so long… Until then we have Flatline. Released five years ago (!) this song still bangs and frankly should have been a hit. Sadly, I believe there are a lot of people out there who do … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: MUTYA KEISHA SIOBHAN – FLATLINE

SONG OF THE DAY: SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY

“I tried to drink it awayI tried to put one in the airI tried to dance it awayI tried to change it with my hairI ran my credit card bill upThought a new dress would make it betterI tried to work it awayBut that just made me even sadder” Every now and then an artist comes along with a song that expresses something in a … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY

SONG OF THE DAY: AALIYAH – LOOSE RAP

Can I get an amen for the ‘Aaliyah’ album? Hands down one of the greatest R&B records of ALL TIME. There are so many gems on this album that I’m sure other songs from it will feature on SOTD in the future. Many people will know the single releases (Rock The Boat, More Than a Woman, We Need a Resolution) but may not be so … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: AALIYAH – LOOSE RAP

COVER OF THE WEEK – HAVE YOU EVER (BRANDY) – MATT BLOYD, MARIO JOSE, AND VINCINT CANNADY

With a hefty 3.3 million views on YouTube there’s a good chance you may have heard this cover, but if not, bless your ears and take a listen to Matt, Mario and Vincint’s version of Brandy’s 1998 ballad Have You Ever. The guys did a phenomenal job interpreting this song as a trio with tight harmonies and a key change thrown in for good measure. … Continue reading COVER OF THE WEEK – HAVE YOU EVER (BRANDY) – MATT BLOYD, MARIO JOSE, AND VINCINT CANNADY

SONG OF THE DAY: ALICIA KEYS – IN COMMON

When I started this blog I decided I would focus on the music I like rather than trashing the music I don’t, even if the latter is by an artist I’m a fan of and want to talk about. So with that in mind, what I will say about Alicia Key’s last album ‘Here’ is that it is most definitely my least favourite Alicia Keys … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: ALICIA KEYS – IN COMMON