Tag: R&B

“When Christmas Comes” Cements Mariah Carey’s Seasonal Crown

They don’t call Mariah Carey the “Queen of Christmas” for any ol’

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Playlist: 97 Minutes of Christmas, Vol. 3

This Christmas season, the staff of THE 97 will be sharing their

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‘Talk a Good Game’ is Kelly Rowland’s best work – so far

Kelly Rowland is now notorious for extremely long gaps between the release

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Mariah Carey’s ‘Butterfly’ is Music’s Most Underrated Album

September 16, 1997. In September 1997, Mariah Carey released Butterfly, her self-described

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Amerie’s Because I Love It: An Amazing, Under-appreciated, Hard-To-Find Album

Because... I LOVE It When it comes to acquiring music I always

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Mary J. Blige’s “Share My World”: Mary’s Next Step at 20

In 1997, Mary J. Blige was on top of the world professionally.

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With ‘Heart to Yours’ Michelle Williams began her journey

April 16, 2002. Less than one year after the release of Destiny's

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Playlist: Aretha Franklin’s Deep Cuts

Aretha Franklin: The Queen Turns 75 In celebration of Aretha Franklin's 75th

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Top 5: Melanie Fiona’s “The MF Life”

From the moment I heard Melanie Fiona's Zombies-sampling debut single "Give It

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It’s been 10 years since Kelly Rowland had us bumping “Like This”

March 13, 2007. Ten years ago today, Kelly Rowland released the official

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