Filed under: Classic Moments, Music, Music New, Must Read, Must Watch, Things We're Diggin'
I miss everything there is to miss about this. Missy’s futuristic chemistry with Timbaland, their fresh approach to songs, her imaginative harmonies and lyrics, the visionary music video – everything. Supa Dupa Fly & Da Real World remain two of Elliott’s best and most creative offerings. Miss E…So Addictive did it’s damn thing too, but the first two kill it, in every sense.
The crew and I have been reminiscing on this (seemingly forgotten) ‘era’ in R&B/Hip Hop recently – truth be told, this is the type of ish I grew up on. Many cite Biggie and 2Pac etc, and to an extent, that was me too, but it was the early Alien-esque beats of Timbaland, She’kspere and the Neptunes (to name a few) that really got me interested and invested in music.
Come back ‘aaard Missy.
Peace, Love & Classic Moments
Some brand new J-Hud for you to enjoy…
“Can’t Help Who You Love” is a piano led ballad that sees Jennifer’s voice sounding as lovely and strong as it usually does. I actually quite like this one. It’s not the most exciting song, but still – it’s nice. I’m looking forward to Hudson’s new album, and hope it’s better than her debut.
Peace, Love & Jennifer Hudson
Jenny from the Block hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ last night, check her out taking the piss out of Rihanna during a ‘We Are the World’ remake parody – the whole thing is pretty funny! And then, after the jump, check her performing two new songs “Pieces” and “Starting Over” – both off her new album Love?
Peace, Love & Jennifer Lopez
The first time I ever heard of Sonnymoon and their version of Drake’s “HOUSTATLANTAVEGAS” was when Melo-X dropped his remix of it. And while they’re not neccessarily the type of band I’d normally check for (nothing against them, just personal taste), I cannot deny this version of “HOUSTATLANTAVEGAS”. It’s dope, straight up. Completely different from Drake’s original, which we all know, is brilliant – but great nonetheless. Really like this.
Peace, Love & Sonnymoon
Shouts to BlindI
Take a look at how Alicia Keys put her ‘Freedom’ show together in this behind the scenes video. The worldwide tour actually kicks off tonight in Canada, then goes to America, Europe etc etc…
I’ve lost count how many times I’ve seen Alicia Keys live now – but I have to say, every time I’ve seen her – she has rocked the house. I always tell people who haven’t yet seen her in concert that her voice is so much more powerful live than it is on a CD. She’s one of the very few artists’ who’s voice is actually quite different live – it’s much stronger. Definitely recommend you check her out if you can.
Peace, Love & Alicia Keys
New Macy Gray…
Download: Macy Gray – “Beauty In The World”
I don’t know what to think about this. I mean, it’s ‘nice’ – but it’s a bit boring for me. I much prefer the funkier Macy – the track she dropped and we posted last month called “Money” was big. “Beauty In The World” is definitely going back to when she first burst onto the scene and I’m sure many will like it. I’m not saying I don’t, I’m just saying – it’s a little…Dry. But at the very same time, quite sweet lol. This would work in the Summer time maybe.
Peace, Love & Macy Gray
Heard a really bad radio rip of this earlier this week (we don’t post those), but the CDQ just hit the TinterNets. Raheem DeVaughn featuring Wale…
A nice smooth, soulful joint. Not the best song I’ve ever heard – but it’s definitely serving it’s purpose and will definitely be hitting that soulful Sunday playlist. This track comes of Devaughn’s The Love & War Masterpeace project.
Peace, Love & Wale
Shouts to 2DBZ