This Wednesday we're winding it back to 1986 and I picked my favorite R&B songs from that year. Included on the playlist is Janet Jackson, Sade, Prince, Cameo, Luther Vandross, Ready For The World and others. Enjoy! If you don't have Spotify, stream the playlist on Apple Music. https://open.spotify.com/user/todjdaz/playlist/0P8a3aQqRstOQ1L5VwNFBl
Tonya Kelly, Joi Marshall and Di Reed made up 90's girl trio, Jade. Their hit single, "Don't Walk Away", is a dance soul classic that has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. It is found on their 1992 album, Jade To The Max. Wind it back with Jade. Fun Fact: The song samples Kool & the Gang's, "Jungle … Continue reading WIBW: Don’t Walk Away x Jade
It's another hump day and I am realizing that September is flying by! Can it please slow down? Anywho. On Sunday, I was in the mood to listen to nothing but R&B for some reason and the tracks brought back so many memories and emotions. Then this gave me the inspiration to create a list … Continue reading WIBW: Dazzi’s Fave Early 2000’s Female R&B Bops
For this edition of Wind It Back Wednesday, I am showcasing South Carolina artist, Teiji Mack. He recently just put out a mixtape entitled, Ain't No Downloads, Bih, which consists of him sampling some great throwbacks (excluding the Jasmine Sullivan track). They include "If You Love Me" by Brownstone, "I Wanna Be Your Man" by Zapp & … Continue reading WIBW: Teiji Mack Samples Throwbacks
There was once a time when Cash Money was on top of the world. Sadly, that reign is over but today let's wind it back to happier times. Big Tymers consisted of Cash Money Records co-owner, Baby (Birdman) and in-house producer, Mannie Fresh. "Still Fly" taught everyone how to be hood rich which in reality … Continue reading WIBW: Still Fly X Big Tymers
Say what you want about Bobby Brown but the man was pure talented back in the day. Today I'm recognizing him for his 1988 hit, "Every Little Step". This was found on his second album, Don't Be Cruel, and also won a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. Dance along with Bobby for WIBW.
It's Wednesday which can only mean one thing, we're winding it back! I'm on Twitter this morning and I see this lovely picture of Busta Rhymes and Janet Jackson. Of course, I immediately know this is from the "What's It Gonna Be?" video and I had to share this awesome 1998 futuristic video. "What's It … Continue reading WIBW: What’s It Gonna Be? X Busta Rhymes & Janet Jackson
I'm taking it back to 1991 with Go Bitch Go's "Work This Pussy." I am in this 90's house vibe today (and also feeling just a little too sexual) so this song had to be highlighted. && vogue!
Blackstreet came onto the R&B scene in 1991 and it wasn't until their sophomore album, Another Level, that their success really skyrocketed. "No Diggity" featuring Dr. Dre is one of their songs that is easily recognized by many and also contributed to the success of Another Level. It debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1996. Look … Continue reading Wind It Back Wednesday: No Diggity X Blackstreet ft. Dr. Dre
Today we are taking it back to last year when Dr. Fresch infused Animotion's "You're My Obsession" with some classic Nate Dogg and gave us total Miami in the 80's vibes. Since he incorporated sounds more than 15 years old, this was appropriate for Wind It Back Wednesday. Enjoy.