Leon Bridges – Inside Friend (Ft. John Mayer

This is A bit of a comical track and the pairing is bizarre, but they manage to make something quite catchy. Both Leon and John slouch in their homes as shown in the video below. The song itself sounds like it fits that exact notion. Light and simplistic vocals from both artist keeps the trackContinue reading “Leon Bridges – Inside Friend (Ft. John Mayer”

Jazmine Sullivan – Hood Love

“Hood love” is a track about staying by your lover’s side through everything. Through thick and thin, She’s here to ride or die with her man. She doesn’t doubt him. She’s going to be there for better or worse. She declares this is a deep kind of love that’s only found with loyalty. However, sheContinue reading “Jazmine Sullivan – Hood Love”

Musiq Soulchild – HalfCrazy

Nothing’s quite as real and genuine as an early 2000 fresh Neo-Soul jam. Here Musiq Soulchild effortlessly showcases his vulnerability on this track. Numerously do the verses and chorus he states that he wants his friend back. He’s now in a relationship with his old friend but they seem to be in conflict another. HeContinue reading “Musiq Soulchild – HalfCrazy”

Kelly Clarkson – Move You

This Kelly Clarkson track is a soulful pop-rock ballad. It’s absolutely gorgeous. In many ways, it reminds me of an Adele or Celine Dion song. However, due to the raw uniqueness in her voice, the track ends up being so Kelly. The track is about Kelly herself wanting to invoke an emotional response from herContinue reading “Kelly Clarkson – Move You”

Alabama shakes – Don’t Wanna Fight

Sultry southern rock tune with rich and heavy vocals by the wonderful lead singer of Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard. Her voice echos from the inspiration of Aretha Franklin, Patsy Cline, and Janis Joplin. The Thing is she has this raw soul in her voice. It’s just so captivating.  you can understand the mood of thisContinue reading “Alabama shakes – Don’t Wanna Fight”

Lauryn Hill – Ex Factor

This track is from her iconic record the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The track is about the toxicity in a relationship. she’s trying to let go of this man but he can’t seem to let go of her. it gets to the point where he’s going to hurt himself to be with her. Unhealthy loveContinue reading “Lauryn Hill – Ex Factor”

Southern Avenue – Whiskey Love

The rock band Southern Avenue releases a teary soulful rock record titled “whiskey love.” Strong guitar lead and great vocals make this song a total vibe. Especially, when the lead singer starts belting back and forth with the background vocals towards the end of the record. The track is about feeling like an emotional wreck.Continue reading “Southern Avenue – Whiskey Love”

Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo

This is a R&B track oozing Bossa nova influenced instrumentation. It expresses rich and controlled vocals with an equally powerful drum kick. Especially, in the chorus, where he introduced his love interest to a bit of herb. He lets her slow sink into the experiences then so roll some more. During the verse, he bringsContinue reading “Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo”

H.E.R. – Do To Me

H.E.R. brings reggae flavor to her track titled “Do To Me. ” Sweet echoing chants support the track by further emphasizing the island feel. This vibe suits her style well. Her silky and husky tone adds a sweet essence that no other artist could. And its genuinely because H.E.R Voice has this quality that justContinue reading “H.E.R. – Do To Me”

Ravyn Lenae – Rewind

The wave of experimental R&B is still at its prime. For instance, this track here true ear-candy. That bass accompanied by the snare is iconic. Firstly, the Vocals on the chorus are gorgeous. The tone and control almost resemble a woodwind instrument. And she’s not necessarily showing off powerhouse vocals, but a simplistic whisper approachContinue reading “Ravyn Lenae – Rewind”