Toni Braxton -We've been loving Toni for almost 20 years now, but we were getting a little worried about the direction she was going with her career...until now. We're definitely lovin' the Toni of 2010 and her upcoming disc, Pulse. Her Pulse is strong - and she has ours racing.
Erykah Badu received a TON of publicity and controversy for the first video from her newest album New Amerykah, Part 2, but the bigger question is, how's the music. Our Howard Dukes gives his take on the disc.
Usher is hitting his 30s, but he's entering his artistic middle age kicking and screaming. He bares his emotional all on his newest disc, Raymond vs. Raymond, but the result is a disc that shows an artist searching for his sound. See our J. Matthew Cobb's review.
Cool Million came out of nowhere in 2008 with an album that celebrated the funky soul of the 80s. The production duo is back with a non-stop dance party album, with the help of friends Eugene Wilde, Meli'sa Morgan, Leroy Burgess and more.
Grover Washington was a soul and jazz legend and he has been sorely missed since his untimely death. So fans will be glad to hear a special new live album that captures some of his greatest songs in a comfortable setting.
Athene Wilson is a new singer with a great old school touch. Her voice is classic and she delivers an adult soul gem with her new album It's About Time.
Eddie Holman topped the charts almost 40 years ago with the classic "Hey There Lonely Girl," one of the greatest ballads in soul music history. We take a look back at that hit and his career after.
Live Tropical Fish - The Day Is Too Short To Be Selfish
The Bird and the Bee - Tribute to Hall and Oates David Mensah - Music is the Food of Love
Prema - In Fusion
James Fortune & FIYA - Encore
Various Artists - C Notes for Haiti
Jonathan Butler - So Strong
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