Album Review

Album Review - After 7, Takin My Time

Throwback Tuesday 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.

tevin campbell

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

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.

RL, The Letter J

EP Review: RL, The Letter J

To tide over his fans until the release of his next project, tentatively titled Rtv, RL of the R&B group recently released a four-song EP entitled The Letter J. The E.P. pays homage to the eighties and nineties sound I grew up on. RL opens up The Letter J E.P. with “Whatever You Need.” The singer puts a modern-day spin on Jodeci’s “My Heart Belongs to U.” The song also has a brilliant homage to the late great Roger Troutman.

Album Review: 112, Forever

Album Review: 112, Forever

R&B group 112 returns to the scene with their latest release, Forever. The group is now a duo comprised of members Marvin “Slim” Scandrick and Michael “Mike” Keith. While the other two former members of the group Q Parker and Daron Jones are pursuing separate ventures, the question on everyone’s mind is how does the group sound?