Teena Marie

Teena Marie’s Irons In The Fire was her third album and it was dedicated to her father who had passed three years earlier in 1976. By 1980 Marie was a respected soul star who had initially shocked fans because her Rick James-produced debut album did not have a photo ofContinue Reading


Oxford R&B crooner Elmiene releases his El-Mean debut EP and the video for “Choose You.”  The EP follows the heavily streamed “Why (Spare Me Tears)” and “Endless No More.” Elmiene’s music was in Virgil Abloh’s last Louis Vuitton show last year and it was the first place his voice wasContinue Reading

Kevin Ross

Kevin Ross promises a sincere courtship on his single “Show & Prove.” Ross’s song is the antidote to all of the letdowns so many have experienced pursuing a romance. His words take the pace of a rap triplet beat in the intro as he proclaims his honesty and requests toContinue Reading