Posts Tagged ‘Artist’

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Soul Train Music Awards 2009

November 30, 2009

For those who missed the Soul Train Music Awards 2009 tonight, here are videos of some of the night’s performances… Watch ‘em on Crosby Street TV

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Common In Colorado

November 23, 2009

Common just posted on his blog pictures of himself taken this week-end in Vail, Colorado.. wondered who took the pic.

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Sound Decisions: Ryan Leslie

November 16, 2009

A behind the scenes look at Ryan Leslie’s creative process for his latest album, Transition — shot in Harlem and during his Oct. 13 visit to the Yahoo! Yodel Studio in Times Square. Produced by Phear Creative, Yahoo! and Ryan Leslie.

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Wyclef : Live Acoustic Jam from Philly [HQ]

November 7, 2009

Warriors check out this acoustic performance from Batcave Studio in Philly
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Ryan Leslie as never seen before

November 6, 2009

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A nice gallery of Ryan Leslie’s pictures from the Essence photoshoot

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2009 Soul Train Awards

November 5, 2009
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Beyonce stunned on them after taking three top prizes at the ceremony : Best Female R&B/ Soul artist,Song of the Year : Single Ladies, I Am… Sasha Fierce : Album of the Year.

Neither of them desserving the price, i was bewildered by the fact that she lost out on the “ Prestigious Record of the Year “ tittle that went to Jamie Foxx for T-pain autotune collaboration” Blame it”.Is that a joke ? I mean are they really serious ?Then they wonder why the music industry nowadays lacks soul on the top of being a corporate piece of trash.

Meanwhile Keri Hilson was a double winner walking away with the Best New Artist award and Best collaboration for Knock You Down, her hit with Kanye West and Ne-yo.

Soul star Maxwell, who was nominated in four categories, only managed to win one, for Best Male R&B/Soul Artist, beating competition from the likes of Robin Thicke and Raphael Saadiq.

Angie Stone, Erykah Badu and Fantasia collaborated with rap pioneer Melle Mel to honour Khan, singing her hits Through the Fire and Tell Me Something Good. 
They weren’t the only singers to bring the audience to their feet – Chico DeBarge, Boyz II Men, Johnny Gill and Estelle hit the stage with actress presenter Taraji P. Henson to belt out a medley of Motown hits to mark the label’s 50th anniversary.


The awards show, co-hosted by actor Terrence Howard, will air on U.S. TV on 29November (09).

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Ben Harper : Meet the Family

November 4, 2009

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Ben gives us a tour of the Claremont Folk Music Center, the store founded by his grandparents in the 1950s. Ben grew up there, restringing guitars and learning about music genres from around the world. “It’s the start of my passion for music and specifically the slide guitar,” he tells us. He introduces his new band, Relentless7: Jason Mozersky on lead guitars, Jesse Ingalls on bass and keys, and Jordan Richardson on drums. Hear the band play “Shimmer & Shine” and “Keep It Together (So I Can Fall Apart).”

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