Rest in Paradise: Vic Damone

Today, February 11, 2018, Vic Damone passed away in Miami Beach, Florida. Spotify indicated Damone is still poppin’ today, with more than three million streams on ‘Let’s Fall in Love’ alone. ‘Let’s Fall in Love’ was included in Damone’s 1956 album, “That Towering Feeling.” Another hit from that album is ‘You Stepped Out of a…

There’s Big Truth in Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales”

Jazmine Sullivan released her debut extended play “Heaux Tales” on January 8, 2021, and I must say that it was totally worth the wait. With six long years between the release of her “Reality Show” album, “Heaux Tales” is a really nice gift for Sullivan fans. Though the wait was long, the technique is genius….

Jidenna: ‘Knickers’

Today, December 21, 2015, Jidenna released his ‘Knickers’ single. The song is starred as a fan favorite on Apple Music, and it’s included on several HomageCollage playlists. Nana Kwabena produced this creative single, alongside Jidenna himself.  As it turns out, ‘Knickers’ is not included on Jidenna’s debut studio album “The Chief,” but it still has…

Tyrese: “I Wanna Go There”

Today, December 17, 2002, Tyrese released his third studio album, “I Wanna Go There.” This relationships album reached no. 16 on the US Billboard 200. His first album for J Records, “I Wanna Go There” was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on Valentine’s Day 2003.  This sensual album’s lead single, ‘How…

Next Up: NHL Marcel

Austin, Texas rapper NHL Marcel released his “Hard to Trust” album back in July 2020. This is actually a monumental debut for NHL Marcel, as he – in just eight tracks, shows mainstream readiness in the modern production, honest songwriting and delivery.  “Hard to Trust” is perfect for night and day driving, clubbing, and it…

KiDD Crash: ‘Why We Gotta Go There’

Today, December 1, 2020, the official music video for ‘Why We Gotta Go There’ by KiDD Crash has nearly 130 views. After being released to YouTube just four days ago, that rising view count speaks to Crash’s star power, you can call it “staying power.” ‘Why We Gotta Go There’ is track four on KiDD…