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Brand New Heavies - Forward (Advance Review)
In the mighty words sampled off DJ/producer Fatboy Slim’s “The Rockafeller Skank,” “Check it out now…the ‘funk soul’ brother.” This sentiment heard around the world by rapper Lord Finesse certainly applies to three artists who collectively embody that funky spirit. Back then, Jan Kincaid, Andrew Levy and Simon Bartholomew were paying their dues under the name Brother International, mostly...
On May 24, 2003, at 11:00 p.m., I sat in my kitchen with my eleven year old son, staring at my wife’s computer and wondering what I was about to get into. I had been thinking for a few months about creating a website dedicated to Soul Music and its “unsung” heroes, the talented artists who had made brilliant music but were getting the cold shoulder from radio and the major media. I spent the next few...
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