SONG OF THE DAY: TEYANA TAYLOR – GONNA LOVE ME

A few years ago I started worrying that traditional R&B music was slowly disappearing from our speakers and being replaced either by a generic pop sound or harder, trap influenced beats. Case in point: Usher. Known for releasing some of the best R&B mid tempos (U Remind Me, U Got It Bad, Confessions, Burn…), in recent years he has distanced himself from the sound and … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: TEYANA TAYLOR – GONNA LOVE ME

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: SABRINA CLAUDIO – UNRAVEL ME

It can be said that a lot of Sabrina’s music is sexy, but this is SEXY. AS. HELL. The simple yet beautiful video (below) also manages to keep the heat turned up without slipping in to vulgarity. But hang on a minute…did you listen to the lyrics? “Our days are numbered, wired and I’m tired of itI know you’re trying but you’ll never unravel me” … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: SABRINA CLAUDIO – UNRAVEL ME

SONG OF THE DAY: JANELLE MONAÉ FEAT. MIGUEL – PRIMETIME

Welcome to Song of the Day where I’ll be bringing you one song every day that I think deserves your attention. Some will be hits, others will be album tracks, deep cuts, live versions, b-sides etc, but all will be worthy of a listen! First up is Primetime by Janelle Monaé feat. Miguel. Released in 2013, this was the first time we heard Janelle tackle … Continue reading SONG OF THE DAY: JANELLE MONAÉ FEAT. MIGUEL – PRIMETIME