Tag Archives: Syleena Johnson

20 Sounds of Sirens, Soulful Spirits, Icons & FUNK – “Empire” is #1

20 Sounds of Sirens, Soulful Spirits, Icons & FUNK – “Empire” is #1

In the midst of societal ills and personal challenges I look to family and music for solace. Holy Moly! There are a few things that I am remiss about discovering at this juncture and some new releases and tunes forthcoming that I’m very excited to hear. Music serves as therapy for me, and is and will always be, the universal language that conjoins the hearts and minds of humanity.

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THE FUNKY R&B DUO: Toni Braxton & Babyface

THE FUNKY R&B DUO: Toni Braxton & Babyface

I never heard an R&B duet that I didn’t like.  Over the years there have been hundreds of performances, but the R&B duo as a musical entity, has been limited.  Jill Scott and Anthony Hamilton are the male and female who have done it right most recently with the song “So In Love,” from Scott’s CD “The Light of the Sun.”  This was a track that no true program director in the genre of Urban music could deny — they did the damn thing.

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THOSE EVER LOVIN’ FUNKIN’ “REALITY” SHOWS/ R&B DIVAS

THOSE EVER LOVIN’ FUNKIN’ “REALITY” SHOWS/ R&B DIVAS

At this point it appears there’s no end to the inception of another “Reality Show.”  I put the term in quotation marks, because by now even those who are not media savvy, have come to realize that there’s a lot of scenarios and drama created amidst the actual ‘reality’ on these shows.  There’s a new show depicting aspects of reality, centered around a circle of sisters.

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