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Why do we love sad songs? For some reason, they make us feel better. This is particularly true when it comes to sad R&B and soul songs. Whether we’re truly heartbroken or just a little bummed out, it’s nice to hear an artist sharing similar feelings, letting us know we’re not alone. These are 10 […]

During a fundraising stop at Harlem’s Apollo Theater President Barack Obama tickled the crowd with a brief rendition of Al Green’s classic, “Let’s Stay Together.” The soul singer and reverend, who was in the audience, told TMZ that the Commander-In-Chief  was “terrific” and “He nailed it.” What do you think? Is this how he swept […]

What can be said about The Roots that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows they are the go to band for rappers wanting to experiment with live instrumentation. Need we remind you of their performances with Jay-Z for his Unplugged show in 2001 and his Fade to Black concert film? The Philadelphia bred hip-hop musicians […]

De La Soul‘s landmark 3 Feet High And Rising and Al Green‘s soul classic Let’s Stay Together albums have been chosen for the Library Of Congress’ 2010 National Recording Registry.  The albums were among 25 total recordings chosen.

In light of Valentine’s Day and the lack of respect from older people for the youth’s music -a major discussion has risen throughout the office. We all know where R&B was created and how far it has come. We all know who started it and who’s currently maintaining it. What we do not know is who […]