Music

The East Coast Family (1-4-All-4-1)

May 1, 2014
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1992 on the heels of Bell Biv Devoe, Michael Bivins brought us Boyz to Men, then Another Bad Creation, and just when you thought he was done 1994 he dropped the single and video 1-4-All-4-1 and introduced us into the East Coast Family. The East coast family consisted of a collection of artists or Biv…

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Hello Video by Lionel Richie (Creep. Stalk. KT)

August 27, 2013
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Fresh off of the MTV Podcast Parts I and II If you grew up in the 80’s back when they made Music videos, and they were on TV … and they had stories, you’ve seen the Hello video by Lionel Richie Everyone loves Hello by Lionel Richie; its been on countless commercials and detailed on…

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Mi – 5: Top 5 Mary J. Blige Songs

June 28, 2013
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If you’ve read my blog before or follow me on Twitter, you know that I blame Mary J Blige (and Puff) for killing R&B Briefly, Before “What’s the 411!?” There was next to no blending of ‘Hip Hop’ Beats with Soul singing … after that it became a staple She even had a Remix album…

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90s Music: This Lil Game we Play v. Twisted

March 19, 2013
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             The early 90s was a great time for R&B, I have music on my mind so I wanted to talk music right quick … 2 groups, 2 songs head to head lets have at it shall we? Subway was a group from Chicago, they were down with New Edition’s…

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90s Music: Rude Boys v. Lo-Key?

December 27, 2012
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  The early 90s was a great time for R&B, I have music on my mind so I wanted to talk music right quick … 2 groups, 2 songs head to head lets have at it shall we? Lo-Key? is an underrated Funk group, maybe because they only had one single that people know but…

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Female R&B Random Thoughts

December 11, 2012
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A While back i did a Male singer random thoughts post and Two Posts on 90s Female R&B groups Here and Here … figured I’d do a random thoughts post for the solo female R&B singers Stream of consciousness … thoughts as they come Janet is the goat and I will hear nothing less ……

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All Favorite Everything: Music

August 28, 2012
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More of my favorites theme… this time music NOTE: I dont recognize most music or artsits post -1995 lol Music: Emcee All Time (Male): KRS-One (Rakim, LL) Emcee Right now (Male): Redman (Ghostface, Sean P) Emcee All Time (Female): Roxanne Shante Emcee Right Now (Female): Jean Grae Singer All Time (Female): Chaka Khan (Angela Winbush)…

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I use to love N.B.A

April 24, 2012
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Hip Hop and Basketball Another illustration to how Hip Hop music is dead Rap music and Hip Pop is alive and kickin it though…just not Hip hop Music Hip Hop and The NBA has always been intertwined, look back to The Movie Wild Style…classic battle on the court Kurtis Blow’s Basketball Hip Hop…Jerseys, The Shoes,…

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iMiss Music

April 13, 2012
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You know what I Miss? I miss when you didn’t know a albums release date I remember when we use to buy Tapes <–Yes tapes or Albums based on The Cover If someone looked cool or had a fly cover we copped it. Then, people would like show up with the new whatever-whatever and then…

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90s Female R&B Groups II

January 17, 2012
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The Second part of my Ode to 90s female R&B groups … the lesser known/remembered ones … you might not care, but I’m having fun lol SWV were queens of the remix they had hits! A complete album tho? Nope … I did like that New Beginning CD but eh. Coko had the voice, I…

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90s Female R&B Groups I

January 13, 2012
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Women ran the 90s as har as R&B and Soul music … and more than anything else there was a TON of R&B Groups … I guess women could get a long in the 90s because new acts were popping out of everywhere … and since I love music (Pre 1999) and Since I love…

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Mi5 – Underrated R&B Albums (Female)

December 12, 2011
Mi5 – Underrated R&B Albums (Female)

The 90s were big in terms of female acts, solo and especially groups … figured I’d make a quick post shining some light on my personal top 5 most slept on R&B albums of that time … this time female artists I’m not including the best albums, buiut rather ones that came out that people…

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Male Music Randomness

October 31, 2011
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Usher is awful and always been; I don’t understand the appeal … reminds me of the Yellow M&M So we are supposed to pretend that R. Kelly didn’t jack Aaron Hall’s whole style and just ran away with it? Has Frankie Beverley made any songs other than Southern Girl and Before I let you go?…

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If Hip Hop never existed

July 21, 2011
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I think that the impact that Hip Hop Culture has had on the world is severely underrated … started to think about what would normal everyday life would be like if Hip Hop never existed …I’m sure I’ll come up with tons of things, feel free to comment and add on If hip Hop never…

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When I fell in love with Hip Hop

July 13, 2011
When I fell in love with Hip Hop

Anyone that knows me knows I love Hip Hop music … and I can talk it all day; ever since the movie “Brown Sugar” (one of my personal favorites) came out people ask “When did you fall in love with Hip Hop?” …I’ve never really answered that on my site I don’t think … so…

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8teezbaybee: R&B 1988 – 1989

April 24, 2011
8teezbaybee: R&B 1988 – 1989

See 1986 – 1987 Here 1988 1988 was another year for GREAT music Al B Sure! made Nite and Day, Oooh this love is so, Rescue me, Off on your own, If Iím not your lover … rocked the Bert eyebrows ,,, and every woman wanted the light skinned guys Karyn White dropped … I…

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8teezbaybee: R&B 1986 – 1987

April 13, 2011
8teezbaybee: R&B 1986 – 1987

1984 – 1985 Here I’ve always maintained that 1985 – 88 were the greatest years of music 1986 Alexander O’Neal made “Fake” and “Criticize” … those rocked Anita Baker made Rapture; everybody’s mother rocked that tape.. People thought it was her first album Vesta dropped, but at that point I only cared about her breasts…

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8teezbaybee: R&B 1984 – 1985

April 9, 2011
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So I realized that most of you aren’t reading the memories rather than just listening to the playlist so I wont type as much… We left off at 1982 – 1983 so…. 1984 Remember when Janet Dropped “Dream Street” Yeah most people dont … BUT when she did the joint on Fame I was all…

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8teezbaybee: R&B 1982 – 1983

April 4, 2011
8teezbaybee: R&B 1982 – 1983

Shoutouts to my mother for her card and backgommon parties and playing this music extra loud and putting me on to great music I knew these posts would really be just for me lol I just love music … and the 80s were THE best era of music (You know I’ll have to give the…

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8teezbaybee: R&B 1980 – 1981

April 2, 2011
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Since I love almost all things 80s AND I love music (Pre 1995 mostly) I figured I’d do a series of posts about the music I remember about the 80s … the albums that dropped I was extra young so it may not be too much lol I can really only go by memory and…

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