Wayback Wednesday Album Review: Sean Levert , The Other Side

Wayback Wednesday Album Review: Sean Levert , The Other Side

Sean LeVert had already experienced great success in the group LeVert with his older brother Gerald and childhood friend Marc Gordon before turning thirty. Following the release of the group’s sixth album For Real Tho’ in 1993, Sean struck out on his own with his solo debut in June of 1995.

Throwback Tuesday Album Review: Jackie Jackson , Jackie Jackson

Throwback Tuesday Album Review: Jackie Jackson , Jackie Jackson

The eldest Jackson brother Jackie already had eight albums to his credit as a member of The Jackson Five when he released his self-titled debut on October 14th, 1973. Following his younger brothers Michael and Jermaine’s footsteps, Jackie keeps the same essence with his solo debut that highlights his talent away from the group.

Flashback Friday Album Review: Keith Sweat, A Christmas Of Love

Keith Sweat, A Christmas Of Love

Keith Sweat, who perfected the art of begging in R&B music, dabbled in Christmas music with his album A Christmas of Love released on November 20th, 2007, via Rhino Records. When the album was released, Sweat had already released eight solo albums throughout his two-decade career.

Single Review: Raheem DeVaughn, Mr. Midnight (feat. The Colleagues)

Raheem DeVaughn, Mr. Midnight (feat. The Colleagues)

R&B soul singer returns with his new single “Mr. Midnight” feat. The Colleagues from his forthcoming eighth studio album What A Time To Be In Love. The grown man’s low jam is written by Mr. DeVaughn and features production by 812LABS Media Group and L’indcis. When I heard the track’s opening instrumentation, I didn’t know where the song would go.

Throwback Tuesday Album Review – After 7, Takin My Time

Album Review - After 7, Takin My Time

Three years after releasing their self-titled platinum-selling debut, After 7 returned to the music scene with their sophomore release Takin ‘My Time. Released on August 25th, 1992, as I was entering fifth grade. Surprising fans and the music industry, the group ventured away from the producing talents of L.A. Reid & Babyface. Instead, the group decided to work with Randy Ran, Dallas Austin, and Daryl Simmons & Kayo.

Flashback Friday Album Review: Tevin Campbell, Back to the World

tevin campbell

In October of 1993, at the age of sixteen, soul singer Tevin Campbell released his second solo album. I’m Ready featured the massive hit single “Can We Talk.” Campbell would later go on to sell two million copies of the album and receive three Grammy nominations. Already displaying a vocal skill well beyond his years, Tevin grew up with his music on his third album, Back to the World.

EP Review: Kevin Ross, Audacity, Vol. 2

Kevin Ross

R&B prodigy Kevin Ross recently released his project of 2020, the lovely Audacity, Vol. 2 on the Art Society Music Group. Ross opens up the project with “God Is a Genius,” a lush ballad recalling a seventies Stevie Wonder. Based on the song title, I was expecting some Gospel inspired; instead, Ross gives listeners a bop about soulmates and destiny.

Album Review: Trey Songz, Back Home

Album Review: Trey Songz, Back Home

Virginia native Trey Songz, affectionately known as “Mr. Steal Your Girl,” is back on the scene with Back Home. The singer’s eighth album finds him reuniting with iconic producer Troy Taylor for his most consistent project since his 2009 breakthrough Ready.