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#ThrowbackLounge: Money Ain’t A Thang x Jermaine Dupri ft. JAY Z

I feel like Jermaine Dupri doesn’t get the utmost respect that he deserves among other music industry bigs. He’s a producer, a mogul, the king and OG of remixes. Dupri paved the way for many artists, which include Xscape, Bow Wow and Da Brat, being household names under his So So Def label. Jermaine Dupri has worked […]

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#ThrowbackLounge: Young’n (Holla Back) x Fabolous

I’m gonna take you back to my younger days, when I was listening to Brooklyn born, up and coming artist, Fabolous. This song came out in 2001, when XXL NBA jerseys, Timberlands and durags with the sweat band over it was the everyday wear. I was 13 years old and my first jersey was a […]

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Throwback Lounge: When Doves Cry x Prince

It really takes a great deal of hit songs, sold out shows and breath-taking performances to be called iconic. The Artist Formerly Known As Prince is an icon to the music world. The style he possesses can only be called his own & the music he produces with ingenious song writing techniques are heart-felt. The […]

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Throwback Lounge: You Mean The World To Me – Toni Braxton

Music is heavily influential in my family, especially music from the 90s. I thank my aunt for introducing me to Toni Braxton. My aunt would play Toni Braxton from head to toe and that’s when I fell in love with her music & natural imagery. Her short hair, petite physique and strong baritone vocals melted […]

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Throwback Lounge: Back & Forth – Aaliyah

She oozes sex appeal, emits sultry harmonies and we share the same last name; she could definitely pass as my relative. I’m talking about the late and great Aaliyah. The L-I-Y-A-H. A Brooklyn, New York native but raised in Detroit, Aaliyah captivated the RnB game with her bedtime vocals after being introduced by R.Kelly through a family member […]

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Throwback Lounge: Brown Sugar – D’Angelo

Singing – “I want some of your Brown Sugar… Sugaaaa-aaaar!” Who do you know from our generation that doesn’t vibe to this song when it comes on? All you do is sit back and rock your body back and forth to the beat, singing along with the song. D’Angelo didn’t disappoint with this one and […]

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Throwback Lounge: Let Me Blow Ya Mind – Eve feat. Gwen Stefani

2001. A Ruff Ryders/No Doubt collaboration… Bringing you an official Throwback Thursday. One of the DOPEST female collabos since the beginning of the current music era, Let Me Blow Ya Mind – Eve ft. Gwen Stefani blew my mind with a cool, smooth, body rocking feeling. They both delivered a sultry vocal performance which was the perfect […]

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Throwback Lounge: Dance Tonight – Lucy Pearl

Love & Basketball is a classic movie that brought classic R&B, including our throwback tonight. Spearheaded in the late 90s by the likes of Raphael Saadiq of Tony! Toni! Tone!, Dawn Robinson of En Vogue and Ali Shaheed Muhammed of A Tribe Called Quest, Lucy Pearl released one of the leading singles for the movie, Dance […]

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Throwback Lounge: Too Close – Next

Next up in the Lounge comes from that old R&B group by the name of… you guessed it… NEXT. Too Close was a hit. Every time you hear R.L., Terry and Raphael pump through some speakers, you know you’re jammin’. Now all I need you to do is hit play and jam. Here’s Too Close… […]

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Throwback Lounge: A Woman’s Worth

First up on the Throwback Lounge is Mrs. Alicia Keys, who wooed all of us in 2002 after she joined J Records and penned Songs In A Minor. One of our favorite songs off of the album is A Woman’s Worth. The beat was sultry to the ear and her words rang true. Join us […]

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