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Each generation has their own definition on what real R&B is. You know what stays constant though? Soul. Let's bring Soulback.

SoulBack R&B Podcast YouKnowIGotSoul.com & SoulInStereo.com

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    • 4.5 • 23 Ratings

Each generation has their own definition on what real R&B is. You know what stays constant though? Soul. Let's bring Soulback.

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 147

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 147

    On this week's episode of SoulBack R&B Podcast, we talk about all the hot topics in R&B. Even though we promised not to engage in Diddy's "Is R&B Dead?" conversation, we do talk about some of the challenges that R&B artists are facing in the industry today. We also talk about new music from Robin Thicke and Babyface. Lastly we talk about some of the current songs charting on the Adult R&B stations to see if we are still in tuned with R&B today or if we're falling behind. Check us out!

    0:02:00 – Chick-fil-A sauce
    0:03:25 – RIP Jesse Powell and remembering his career
    0:06:00 – Robin Thicke's new single "Brown Liquor"
    0:09:31 – R&B may not be dead, but the business model for selling R&B is struggling
    0:18:31 – Doja Cat is announcing that she's making an R&B album
    0:23:30 – Tyga sampled Lil Flip's "Sunshine"??
    0:26:02 – Diddy's LOVE" sessions with all the big R&B artists and producers
    0:33:27 – Remembering the 106 & Park era
    0:42:06 – Looking ahead to Babyface's new album "Girls Night Out"
    0:57:24 – Looking at the Adult R&B radio charts
    1:04:02 – Love Letters: Tipping at a restaurant

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 146 (25 Year Anniversaries For Usher, Mariah Carey & Jon B)

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 146 (25 Year Anniversaries For Usher, Mariah Carey & Jon B)

    We actually had a whole different podcast planned for this episode but we had to take some time out to celebrate the classic albums from Jon B ("Cool Relax"), Usher ("My Way") and Mariah Carey "Butterfly". We dissect each album, talk about our favorite songs from each of these projects and talk about the impact that these projects had on the artists' careers. Come reminisce with us and celebrate the release of these amazing albums!

    • 37 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 145

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 145

    Beyonce is back with a new album so that only means SoulBack needs to return to talk about R&B. We talk about the “Renaissance” album and dissect the music as well as the marketing for it. We also talk about new music from the likes of Chris Brown, DVSN as well as Men At Large. We also talk about the new supergroup RSVP and the potential that they have. Lastly we talk about some current events such as the Irv Gotti/Ashanti drama as well as Ne-Yo’s recent news and how it will affect his career and his fanbase. Check us out!

    0:02:00 – Our thoughts on Beyonce’s “Renaissance” album
    0:06:52 – What R&B artists still have a team for quality control?
    0:10:47 – The release strategy for the Beyonce album
    0:16:40 – The problem with sampling in R&B today
    0:19:07 – Even John Legend is dropping a double album at this point!
    0:27:02 – Edd paid $100 for VIP Chris Brown Meet & Greet tickets??
    0:30:00 – Will the new supergroup R&B RSVP work? (Ray J, Sammie, Bobby V, Pleasure P)
    0:36:40 – Taylor Swift doesn’t know 3LW??
    0:39:08 – The upcoming Millennium tour has 15 performers…….
    0:45:55 – The problem with DVSN’s new song
    0:54:20 – The one million dollar question: Bear, Lion, Hippo, Crocodile
    0:57:18 – Love Letters: Ashanti/Irv Gotti, Ne-Yo backlash on social media
    1:09:01 – Stan culture when it comes to Chloe Bailey and Normani

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 144

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 144

    We’re back with another episode of the SoulBack podcast to talk about R&B. We touch on Mary J. Blige’s Superbowl performance as well as her new album “Good Morning Gorgeous”. We also talk about new music from Jazmine Sullivan, J. Holiday and Marques Houston. We get into the battle between Anthony Hamilton and Musiq Souchild and VERZUZ’s choice to charge for the showing. Lastly we talk about the success of “Pressure” by Ari Lennox as well as “Hrs & Hrs” by Muni Long and what it means for R&B to have these songs playing on mainstream radio.

    0:00:23 – Rihanna’s pregnancy
    0:03:03 – Which drinks gotta go?
    0:08:21 – Mary J. Blige’s Superbowl performance
    0:15:29 – Our thoughts on Mary J. Blige’s new album “Good Morning Gorgeous”
    0:25:45 – The importance of “Pressure” and “Hrs & Hrs” being hit records
    0:30:37 – New music from Jazmine Sullivan, J. Holiday, Marques Houston
    0:36:05 – Do male R&B artists have to step it up?
    0:43:40 – Ne-Yo’s statement about ladies wanting to be called the B word
    0:49:22 – VERZUZ deserves a Playa Please for charging money for the Anthony Hamilton vs Musiq Soulchild blame
    0:54:15 – Edd’s Love Letters

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 143

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 143

    The SoulBack R&B podcast is back! On this week’s episode, we talk about new music from Ari Lennox and Muni Long. We also talk about Aaliyah's upcoming album which includes the new single "Posion" with The Weeknd. We also talk about the Jodeci reunion and if more R&B groups need to reunite, Lastly we play a fun game to decide which R&B ballads are the strongest from male artists. Check us out!

    0:02:10 – JD Vegan Ice-Cream, Taco Bell's chicken wings, White Castle/Fat Joe collaboration
    0:06:20 – Which table are you sitting at: Male R&B ballads edition
    0:12:36 – What R&B groups need to reunite?
    0:17:00 – 90's R&B fans aren't streaming which hurts the genre
    0:20:44 - Aaliyah's upcoming album has features from The Weeknd, Future and more
    0:29:15 - Brandy and Mariah Carey are working on a song together!
    0:31:55 - Albums missing from other outlets' year end lists
    0:35:28 - Is there a difference between what The Weeknd is doing with his throwback sound and Bruno Mars' retro music? 
    0:39:00 - Muni Long and Ari Lennox land their first hits on the Billboard Hot 100
    0:41:10 - Should artists handle their own social media pages?

    • 53 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 142 (The Top 100 R&B Songs of 2021)

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 142 (The Top 100 R&B Songs of 2021)

    We have been gone for a minute, but we had to finish the year off strong. In this special episode of the SoulBack podcast, we discuss our picks for the top 100 R&B songs of 2021. We published the whole list recently, but find out the rationale behind the picks. There were plenty of great R&B songs that came out this year, so definitely take a listen to each song after you listen to the episode. We’ll be back next year on a regular basis with episodes as well!

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

marquestheproducer ,

Amazing podcast !! I have to catch up 🙌🏽

I’m so behind! 😩 I wish I would’ve found out about this podcast sooner…

DJ Aftermath ,

Best Podcast

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