Tag Archive | R. Kelly

This Right Here’s a Panty Dropper: R&B/Soul in 2010

Best Song on the Album: Bodies

By FAR the Best Album of 2010 {in any catergory} Is Cee-lo’s The Lady Killer.  This album was so good, I actually paid for it because I wanted the album art.  It’s Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop, Old School all in one.  It tells a story from beginning to end. I highly recommend the purchase of this album.

Favorite Song on the Album: The Other Side ft. Cee-Lo and B.O.B

Bruno Mars has been all over EVERYWHERE this year, and with good reason.  His album, Doo Wops & Hooligans, was the most complete album I heard this year.  Besides the fact that his voice is immaculate, and his production skils are impeccible, this is one of the FEW albums that I can play all the way through without skipping a song. He didn’t stick to one genre, but he moved around seamlessly.  Kudo’s Mr. Mars, now if you could just get off that Nose Candy . . .0_o

Favorite Song on the Album: In Another Time

Sade has been around since I was a little kid.  I actually went to school with her daughter when she came to Detroit in 1985 or 1986 to record an album.  But The BAND’s music stays timeless.  *Little Known Fact: The Band is named Sade, the singer’s name is Helen* This years release, Soldier of Love, is one of those albums that you put on, and just think about your path in life. It’s a very healing kind of record. {Except that song BabyFather, what the F*ck is that song in there for?}

Favorite Song on the Album: The Worst is Over

Laura Izabor is a little known singer from overseas.  But those of us who know her, LOVE HER.  Her album, Let the Truth Be Told, is such a mellow and grown up kind of album.  She has a very smooth/soulful voice.  With the right marketing, she could be a very big artist over here.

Best & Favorite Song on the Album: When a Woman Loves

Before you say anything, I know he peed on an under-aged girl.  But in the words of Riley, “If you don’t wanna get peed on, you move.” Back to the MUSIC. Love Letter is so freaking awesome.  It’s R. Kelly the Grown Man, singing his heart out.  He shows his vocal range in the damn Intro. Judge Me If you Want, I will stay bumping this album for the rest of this year right on into the next.

Favorite Song on any of the albums: Shoes from In My Zone

Bet you thought Breezy would be first on my list didn’t you. I will admit, based solely on Volume of music put out in a year, he should be on top. 1 Studio album, and 3 Mixtapes . . . and his hit single of the year came from a mixtape that was FREE. This trend of artist’s having mixtapes better than their albums is so strange.  Either way, Chris Brown made his presence known this year, in a big way.  #TeamBreezy


Best Song of the Album: Out My Mind, Just in Time

We all know Badu is the TRUTH. But this album, New Amerykah Part 2: Return of the Ankh, took me back to the days of Mama’s Gun. The controversery surrounding the “Window Seat” video shoot alone let me know that Erykah was going to be at her best.  Another album that tells a story, and can be listened to all the way through.  I see you Erykah.

Best Song of the Album: I Can’t Write Left Handed {Originally sung by Bill Withers}

John Legend’s HORRIBLE Hairline aside, he has the voice of a 1960’s soul singer. Teaming up with the Roots for this years, WAKE UP!, was a genius idea.  All live instrumentation, and live recording this is a cry out to a generation that seems to be missing the point.  The fact that these are covers of songs from 40+ years ago, and yet they are still relevant should say a lot about the state of the world.

Best Song of the Album: It’s in the Mornin’ ft Snoop Dogg

There wasn’t much “Get your Freak on” music released this year {Will of Day26’s Sextape will be featured in the MixTape Blog}.  Select tracks on a few albums, but nothing that really spoke to my soul . . . Until Robin Thicke’s Sex Therapy: The Experience came out. The Interludes took me there and the actual tracks just kept me going. I bet Jon B is PISSED right now, Robin just stole all his thunder.

Favorite Song on the Album: Love You Long Time

Jazmine Sullivan came in at the end of the year, but that doesn’t make her album any less great. On Love Me Back, she still has the gruff voice that made people fall in love with her in the first place, but thankfully she is less, “Bust Yo’ Windows” and more “I’m too old for this BS.” This album has a very good balance of faster paced songs and ballad.  Well done Ms. Jazmine.

Cant forget some of the other albums/tracks that just spoke to me, even if the album wasn’t on point…

Whip My Hair – Willow “Sh*ttin’ on Grown Women” Smith

Nobody Wins a War – Raheem DeVaughn ft Dwele, Jill Scott, Ledisi and like 4011 other Neo-Soul artists

Love is Blind – Alicia “Please forget a stole a woman’s husband” Keys

Bittersweet – Fantasia “Yes, I stole yo’ Nupe” Barinno

I Hope She Cheats on You – Marsha “I can yodel and make it sexy” Ambrosuis

Four Women – Jill Scott, Ledisi, Kelly Price, and Marsha Ambrosius

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Real Nigga Shit (c) AK – Vol. 16: Leave Chris Brown tha F*ck Alone

Okay, seriously people.  Enough already.

Feel free not to agree with me.

I really DON’T care.

What I care more about, is the fact that ya’ll are still bring up this shit.  Yes, I will wholeheartedly admit to being a Chris Brown Stan.  I have been pretty much since he came out.  But why am I a Stan? Is it because he is ridiculously sexy? NO.  Is it because the way he licks his lips makes me consistently check and see how old he is? NO.

It’s because the Boy has GENUINE Talent.  Not only does he have a distinct voice, and he’s cute, but that chile can DANCE.  Not Ursher Poppin’ and Lockin’ but DANCE.

In Happier Times . . .

But other than that, why do I think yall should leave him alone? Cuz he has paid his dues. His sentence was 5 years Probation and Counseling. He did his 180 hours of Hard Labor community service, he’s completed his counseling.

He repented.

He has been publically flogged from every media outlet possible. I knew this shit was out of hand when Fox News did a special report on Domestic Violence. I won’t even discuss Oprah and her one-sided ass interview with Robyn Rihanna “Five Head” Fenty. Let that little nigga be.

I'm Sorry America

FACT: Yes, he beat up Riri. Yes we all saw the pictures. It was a stupid thing to do. BUT HE WAS YOUNG AS HELL. He wasn’t even 20 yet. He made a mistake that some TEENAGERS make in their first major relationship. Yall mad cuz it just so happened to be that Umbrella sangin’ Chile’. Whinin ass Snitches.

FACT: R.Kelly peed on a 14 year old girl. On tape. Yall stay bumping 12 Play. For all you know he was talking about the age of his latest girlfriend. But yall still believe that Nigga Can Fly, don’t you? He told yall he’s a Bad Man, he wrote Age aint nothin’ but a Number. But yall steady Steppin’ in the Name of Love.  Hypocrite ass people.

FACT: Kobe Bryant was accused of RAPE. Don’t matter if he did it or she was a heaux. RAPE. Yall folks was wearing Free Kobe T-Shirts and and throwback jerseys from when he was in high school. Yall were on that fools dick harder than a White Girl in Colorado. “But Kobe is gonna take the Lakers all the way…..”

Ya’ll simple mu’fuckas  mad that Chris Brown lost is temper in a confined space with his GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!! GTFOH. Sho’Be Cryin will cry for 10 minutes when he misses a damn shot.  But we hate Chris Brown cuz that nigga showed emotion while singing Man in the Mirror, a song about changing your life?!?!?!

I'm Just Sayin'

Maaaaaaaaan FUCK Ya’ll.

FACT: Lil Boosie KILLED. A. MAN. He didn’t write a song about it,  he actually killed a man. Yall still talking bout Wipe Me Down. Talkin bout he’s an underrated artist and you don’t know where he came from and why he lived a life of crime. Chris Brown saw his momma get her ass beat on a regular basis, and studies have proven that Domestic Violence is a Learned Behavior. But CB is to be tarred and feathered cuz he made Riri’s five head a SIX?!?!? I guess we love Boosie cuz he taught hood rats how to spell.

Fact: I HATE BLACK PEOPLE.

Seriously. Honestly. She won that fight.

Cuz anytime someone has to bite you during a fight they are losing. Case and Point Michael Damn Tyson. He didn’t bite Evander cuz that nigga tasted good.  He bit him becuz he was tired of losing the damn fight. Yes, I’m mad as hell. I was a HUGE MJJ Fan, and I always thought that all the charges were false, but since his death yall act like he was just a victim of his upbringing. THIS is why I call you Hypocrites. Because your double standard is bullshit.

Its been said for years that Riri used to physically abuse her boyfriends during arguments. But we don’t bring that up huh? That chick aint Mother Teresa. AND she can’t sing. Or Dance. Or even sing an entire song on key.  Listen to the lyrics of Eminem’s new single “Love the Way You Lie” ft the aforementioned Riri. She is signing the hook for a GOTDAMN reason.

In closing. Shut the Fuck Up Already. Let Chris Brown Be Great. Dammit Shit!

(if you don’t agree with me feel free to voice your opinion. Doesn’t mean you’re right.)

10 Reasons R. Kelly is the Mu’Fuckin Deal

1) Only R. Kelly can make a song talking to himself, but pretending that he is talking to someone else, and yet you understand exactly what he is talking about; you feel him in what he is saying; you know you have had that conversation at least twice; and you laugh at yourself, for feeding into the “Coonery” that is “Real Talk”

2) There is always one line in a song that is either the funniest shit you have ever heard, the ghetto’est shit you have ever heard, or the realest shit you have ever heard. Case and Point:

  • The Champ: “Ya’ll cats is Fore-Playing, Bitch I’m PREGNANT by the Game!”
  • I’m a Flirt: “You be calling me Daddy, I be calling you Mommy! You be calling him Kelly, when his name is Tommy!:
  • Sweet Tooth:”I’m all up in your Middle, oh it taste like Skittles”

3) Only R. Kelly can be VIDEOTAPED peeing on an underaged girl, say he didn’t do it . . .Get Jesus, and talk about how he is changing his image . . . come out with one album where he used the name Jesus and wasn’t talking about how it felt to do the sex to someone . . . the next album that comes out, the First single is about tossing a Salad on the Kitchen Counter, and he wasn’t talking about Dole . . . and everyone STILL bought the Trapped in the Closet DVD

4) Can do a song comparing a woman to everything but another woman

  1. You Remind Me of My Jeep (Car)
  2. Ignition and Ignition the Remix (the Inner Workings of a Car)
  3. You Knock Me Out (A Boxing Match)
  4. The Zoo (All the animals in the Jungle

5) Can have a whole album about the different ways you want to so the sex to a woman, then the last 4 track are dedicated to: His Momma, Poor People, His Faith, and the Katrina Victims

6) Can make a whole song about his OutGoing Message on his Voicemail, and one of the reasons he might not be able to answer the phone you is because he is Making a Baby

7) He’s is just R. Kelly, or the R-rah, or The Kels

8) All of a sudden he has gotten real street, and he says curse words in every song, and he is on the Hook of every Ghetto Thug Anthem that came out in 2007

9) He can make 2 songs with Ludacris, knowing full well his ass is SELFISH AS FUCK, because them two together are going to be responsible for at least 3 new members of my immediate circle of friends (aka some new babies)

and last but not least

10) I appreciate his hustle and talent enough to continue to defend my love of him and his music. Because like it or not, the man has been in the game for 20 years, and every album is still relevant, and the hotness, and will at least go platinum.

Dammit I Love R. Kelly (and he could the business! {If I was like 15 , I guess})