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Beyond Timbaland: the future stars of experimental R&B

By Paul Lester “In the most direct way, we’re trying to be post-Timbaland,” says Kelela Mizanekristos, one of several new female artists operating in the realm of what could be termed experimental R&B. “We’re taking that sound and pushing it. I … Continue reading

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New Music Tuesday

Here’s a playlist of new singles that are available now or are coming soon. This week the playlist features X-Factor finalists Fifth Harmony, K. Michelle, Frank Ocean, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Pearl Jam, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and many more artists. If … Continue reading

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Kanye West, Yeezus Album Review

By Ray Rahman Yes, Kanye West has gone rogue again. Did you expect anything less? Five years ago, the Chicago native — known at the time for top-shelf but ultimately traditional hip-hop — confounded scores of fans and critics with … Continue reading

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Soul Brother’s Best of 2012 – Rap/Hip-Hop

 As opposed to my Rhythm & Blues post, the best rap/hip-hop albums of 2012 was a much easier list for me to compile. Did you know that in 2012 according to Nielson and Soundscan digital album sales of rap music was up … Continue reading

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