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Tag Archives: Contemporary R&B

J. Holiday

Laid-back Washington, D.C.-centered R&B vocalist J. Vacation (created Nahum Grymes) authorized to Capitol and released the Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins-produced solitary “Become with Me” in 2006. The full-length Back again of My Lac’ adopted in Oct 2007 and was a significant success because of singles like “Bed” and “Suffocate,” both which …

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

The accomplishments of DJ Jazzy Jeff, the Philadelphia-born Jeff Townes, predate and extend far beyond his multi-platinum, Grammy-winning relationship with Can Smith. Revered for his party-rocking abilities, which he begun to develop as a young child in his parents’ cellar, and known as a pioneer for his advancement of the …

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Ghost Town DJ’s

Ghost City DJ’s featured Darryl “Demp” Andrews, Rodney “Kool Kollie” Terry, and Vickie “Boo” Washington. They made an appearance on So So Def Bass All-Stars, a compilation released in June 1996 which was come up with by Jermaine Dupri’s Columbia-affiliated label. “My Boo,” the group’s Miami bass-inspired contribution — a …

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Jazmine Sullivan

Modern R&B star Jazmine Sullivan spent many years learning the ropes from the recording industry before signing to J Information and building her single recording debut in 2008 with the main R&B solitary “Want U Poor.” The Philadelphia-based vocalist/songwriter started her profession at a age group, making her nationwide tv …

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Simon Webbe

Simon Webbe was created March 30, 1979, within the Manchester working-class community of Moss Aspect. Though he dabbled with music in his early years, he was also a fantastic amateur soccer participant, and had designed to pursue athletics being a profession before a significant damage in his early teenagers. Webbe …

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Georgio

Elevated in Minneapolis, Georgio performs a number of instruments and it is something of the imitation of Prince, one of is own musical influences. Within the middle ’80s, he have scored with funk-styled dance slashes such as for example “Tina Cherry” and “Lover’s Street.” Exotically good-looking looks guaranteed him feminine …

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Calloway

Created by trumpeter Reginald and trombone player Vincent Calloway (both well known producers) once they remaining Midnight Star in the past due ’80s, Calloway’s first solitary “I Wanna Become Rich” hit number 2 within the pop graphs, a better displaying than Midnight Star experienced made in twelve years. The monitor …

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Ricki-Lee

Ricki-Lee Coulter was created about November 11, 1985 in Australia. Following a short foray into an athletic way of life, she was pressured to discover a fresh passion following a lower leg injury. Soon thereafter, her mom found that Ricki-Lee experienced a phenomenal tone of voice, and from age 15, …

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Chrisette Michele

In an exceedingly short period of time, R&B singer/songwriter Chrisette Michele shot from small-time performer to 1 of Def Jam’s most appealing talents, purely predicated on her unique instrument — a striking and effortlessly versatile singing voice colored with Billie Holiday-esque inflections of vocal pop and jazz. The jazz-influenced vocalist, …

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Amine

French singer Amine stormed the pop graphs with a unique design he called Rai’n’B — we.e., a fusion of Algerian rai and American R&B. Delivered Amine Mounder in Casablanca, Morocco, he vaulted to right away achievement in 2005 when his debut one, “Ma Vie,” peaked at amount 15 in the …

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