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Josh Bracy mashes Michael and Janet classics into cool new stew
(February 5, 2023) The Jackson family seemed to own popular music in the 1980s, with members topped the charts individually and in various combinations. But special spots in the decade were taken by Michael and Janet Jackson, as each broke out with career albums that moved them creatively and commercially into the stratosphere.
First Listen: Mr. Maph grooves with the "Sweet Dancer"
(February 5, 2023) Mr. Maph is what you would call a professional singer. He has the voice, and he will travel. He will sing at weddings, receptions, dinner parties or corporate events. You can find all that on his website, but the best form of advertisement is hearing this man sing, and for those who like their music soulful with hints of gospel and the blues to boot, Mr. Maph is your guy.
SoulTracks Lost Gem: “Cosby’s” Malcolm-Jamal Warner teamed with Lalah Hathaway for a winner
To many people he will always be known as Theo from the iconic television show The Cosby Show, but Malcolm-Jamal Warner has fashioned for himself a career that incorporates both acting and music, with four albums under his belt as the guitarist and founder of the group Miles Long.
"It's funny, people aren't so much surprised that I have a band as much as they are that we're good." chuckles Warner.
We first wrote about his debut album 15 years ago, and while some of his subsequent music has gone under the radar for listeners, it is nonetheless worth finding.
Sidibe delivers that Sade-type vibe beautifully on "All Your Love Inside"
(February 3, 2023) Over the past couple of years, we’ve been feasting on the string of ultra cool singles from LA-based singer and songwriter Sidibe. She has been growing her fanbase in her own way, first providing songwriting support for artists like Common, and more recently, upfront with her ethereal, Sade-influenced music and her five octave voice.
First Listen: John Oates is "Disconnected" on hot new single
RJ's Latest Arrival featured on STARZ, with new music coming
(February 3, 2023) STARZ's BMF series has remained authentic to its setting, all the way down to its soundtrack. The third episode of the show's second season in particular (aired on January 20, 2023) featured the classic hit single "Shackles" by Detroit cult favorite RJ's Latest Arrival.
The Soul Communicators: R Dub!
Soul Communicators is a special section of SoulTracks that honors some of the radio personalities, writers and entrepreneurs around the world who are dedicating their careers to keeping Soul Music alive and thriving.
Keke Wyatt signs with Shanachie -- new album coming
(February 2, 2023) Acclaimed R&B singer/songwriter, actress, reality show star and social media personality, Keke Wyatt has signed with Shanachie Entertainment to record a new album, her first in six years. Widely regarded as one of the greatest singers of her generation, Keke has been wowing concert audiences with her powerhouse vocals and electrifying shows, performing more than 50 concerts a year.
First Listen: Kevin Ross wants you to "Look My Way"
February 1, 2023 – Those bemoaning the dearth and death of “real R&B” these days – ok, yeah, Diddy, I’m looking at YOU – clearly haven’t been listening to the singer/songwriter Kevin Ross.
World Premiere: Mary Cross wows us on "Meet Me On The Moon"
(February 1, 2023) Back in 1991, Phyllis Hyman delivered another classic ballad from her Prime of My Life album, via the smoldering Gene McDaniels/Carrie Thompson tune "Meet Me On The Moon." It was an unadulterated song of romance and devotion, and it became a fan favorite from the latter days of Hyman's recording career.