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12 jul 2012, 12:56 av SoulJazzsterIncIntroduction - What is Contemporary R&B?
Is there any other genre as misleading and as badly defined as Contemporary R&B? (except for smooth jazz).
- Ask your friend or neighbor what they think of Contemporary R&B and chances he/she will say that it is nothing but "commercial music for the clubs with lots of naked chicks, bling bling and luxury/alcohol brands in the videos".
- Ask your parents and they will probably tell you it has nothing to do with the real R&B.
- Ask a stranger in the street about which Contemporary R&B they are aware of and I can bet they'll tell something like "Rihanna, Chris Brown, Jason Derülo, The Black Eyed Peas, Flo Rida, Pitbull, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber" or maybe even "David Guetta or Lady Gaga"... :/ In other words, a mix of pop, hip-hop and dance.
A few years ago, the answer would have been pop-rappers such as Nelly or Ja Rule or people like Akon, Sean Paul and Jennifer Lopez. …
28 apr 2007, 02:09 av hodayathinkJust for fun and the ability to show my friends what I have and have added, I'm putting my entire collection of records in this posts. And by records, I of course mean vinyl records. Singles link to songs; albums, of course, link to albums.
Case - Think Of You/Happily Ever After (Remix)
Black Star - Definition/Twice Inna Lifetime
Jay-Z - Stop/Excuse Me Miss Again
LL Cool J - Headsprung/Feel The Beat
Amerie - 1 Thing
Krs-One - Step Into A World (Rapture's Delight)
The Beatnuts - Watch Out Now/Turn It Out
Brian McKnight - 6,8,12 (Remix)/Back At One (Remix)
N.E.R.D. - She Wants To Move
Sisqo - Can I Live
Brownstone - If You Love Me
Cypress Hill - Insane in the Brain
Beenie Man - Dude Featuring Ms. Thing And Shawnna Remix
Lenny Kravitz - Storm/Storm (feat. Jay-Z)
Billie Holliday - The Real Lady Sings the Blues
Chuck Berry - The Great Twenty-Eight
Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
Sam Cooke - The Best Of Sam Cooke Volume 2