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D’Angelo x The Vanguard: “Sugah Daddy” + Album Out Now!

Welcome back… Not only did D’Angelo set the internet on fire when he announced Black Messiah, his first album in 14 years, he is also giving us a stream of the studio version of “Sugah Daddy”, a track he played live for quite some time now. Black Messiah which is pretty much R&B’s Detox, is expected to drop next tuesday. For now, enjoy the funky tune below. UPDATE: The album has dropped at midnight and can be purchased via iTunes now. Read More »

KN Exclusive: Willie Neal – Rollin [Single]

Willie Neal is a talented singer/producer from Chicago’s West Side. Along with his brother J Neal, Jig Dolla, Z Money, and a few other notables, he’s spearheaded a resurgence in West Side Chicago rap that’s been impacting heavily online and in the city of Chicago. Mr. Neal’s last project Russian Drums led to some of the music industries gatekeepers tabbing him as one of the up and coming artists to watch for in R & B. On this Soulful Sunday exclusive Mr. Neal delivers a smooth self produced ode to the joy of movement. Of course that being from the inside of an automobile of foreign manufacture with a pretty young lady in tow. Taken from the forthcoming album Dripped Up 6, coming soon. Read More »

Artist Spotlight: Torsha Lynn

For today’s Soulful Sunday, we caught up with Dallas R&B songstress Torsha Lynn. KevinNottingham.com, in cooperation with iStandard Producers, puts the spotlight on this rising star. Check the convo below… Read More »

Ginuwine: Differences (!llmind Remix)

Who remembers this 90s throwback? We’ll super producer !llmind puts his twist on it and give it an updated flavor. Read More »

Kim Joyce: Aw Shit [Music Video]

R&B singer/songwriter Kim Joyce releases a video to her Majorhitz produced hit “Aw Shit”. Read More »

BeMyFiasco: Summertime Fine

To promote the end of her #100happydays hashtag run on Instagram, RnB songstress, Bianca Rodriguez (BeMyFiasco) releases a different take on a homegrown favorite. “Summertime Fine” is a fun spin on the classic Erykah Badu track “Back in the Day (Puff)” It describes the beauty of a woman in all of her glory, from her brown skin to the curve of her hips. Sultry & seductive. Just in time for the summer. Read More »

Teck-Zilla: Son Of Sade, An Ode

With a career that spans nearly 30 years, Sade has earned her spot in the soul hall of fame. Sure, many artists in the past have remixed and sampled her work, but none of those projects are as ambitious as Son of Sade: An Ode FreEP. Brought to you by by the Montreal-based beatsmith, Teck-Zilla, this near 20 minute jam blends the work of the singer with Teck’s boom bap production savvy. What’s interesting to note is that like Sade, Teck was born in Nigeria and spent time living in London, so it’s no surprise that both of these artists’ sounds can pair so well together. Son of Sade: An Ode is now available for free download. Read More »

Nikkiya: sheBLACKOUT

After the huge success of her last project SpeakHer, South Carolina singer/songwriter Nikkiya took some time out to focus on penning tracks for other artists as well as working on her newest musical offering. Fast forward to 2014, and Nikkiya is back with brand new mixtape sheBLACKOUT as well as a deal with Warner/Chappell. Nikkiya brings her trademark “down-to-earth point of view” to sheBLACKOUT but this time with a slightly darker ambience, chronicling her highs and lows over the past year. Nikkiya (who has worked with some notable names in the past including hip hop legend MC Lyte and Tech N9ne) has her sights firmly set on a promising future as a formidable songwriter. sheBLACKOUT displays the songwriter’s innate ability to capture everyday, relatable experiences in a melodiously illustrious way. sheBLACKOUT is 17 track project consisting of beautiful lyrics and harmonious vocals transported through deeply stirring accapella’s and freestyles. Read More »

MacKenzie: Can We Die (Stro Elliot Mix)

The Procussions’ Stro Elliot remixed MacKenzie’s latest single “Can We Die” off his EP Introverted Rebellion. You can download the full EP for free on DJBooth. Read More »

Zara McFarlane: Move [Music Video]

Beautifully shot new video from Zara McFarlane and her song “Move” taken from her latest album If You Knew Her. The video was directed by Michael Legge. Read More »

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