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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.

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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.

    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
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 141

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 141

    The SoulBack R&B podcast is back! On this week’s episode, we celebrate Andrea Martin’s contributions to R&B. We also talk about the upcoming Silk Sonic album. We also touch on the latest releases from Anthony Hamilton, JoJo, Stokley and Sevyn Streeter. We also talk about R. Kelly's career now that he's officially guilty and what things will look like for him going forward.. Lastly we discuss some of our favorite songs from each artist in a fun segment.

    0:01:30 – RIP Andrea Martin
    0:06:00 – Silk Sonic announces debut album coming next month 
    0:09:08 – The brilliance of The Shindella's debut album "“Hits That Stick Like Grits”
    0:14:50 – The art of sampling
    0:20:21 - R. Kelly is officially guilty. Now what?
    0:27:53 - New albums from Anthony Hamilton, JoJo, Stokley
    0:34:20 - Mary J. Blige will be performing at Superbowl
    0:37:00 - The Dru Hill burger 
    0:40:20 - Favorite songs discussion from these artists...
    01:00:0 - Love Letters: Tyrese's Instagram post, Lil Fizz apologizes to Omarion 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 140

    The SoulBack R&B Podcast Episode 140

    We're back with another episode of the SoulBack podcast. On this week's episode, we celebrate Chucky Thompson's contributions to R&B. We also talk about the success of BET's "The Encore" and the R&B supergroup BluPrint. We also touch on the new group The Chi which consists of Dave Hollister, Carl Thomas and Donell Jones. We also talk about the release of Aaliyah's "One In A Million" to streaming to platforms and what these upcoming Blackground releases mean for her legacy. Lastly we discuss our favorite R&B albums of 2021 so far.

    0:00:30 – Remember R&B producer Chucky Thompson
    0:04:15 – Why BluPrint was such a success
    0:14:06 - Donell Jones, Carl Thomas and Dave Hollister form R&B supergroup The Chi
    0:18:45 – The Blackground catalog is finally coming to stream platforms. Music from Aaliyah, Timbaland & Magoo, Tank, Toni Braxton and JoJo
    0:28:34 – Love Letters: Aaliyah - 4 Page Letter
    0:31:09 – Top 3 favorite R&B albums of 2021 so far
    0:47:01 – Which album comes out first: Usher or Silk Sonic? 

    • 52 min

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23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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