Posts tagged "R&B"
The Legendary Howard Hewett Returns With "Better Guy"

The Legendary Howard Hewett Returns With “Better Guy”

Howard Hewett’s got a new record out…and this one’s for the lover in you, too.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (110-101)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (110-101)

The hottest chick in the game circa ’88-Pebbles-and more, as we close in on the top 100.

Johnny Gill Emerges From "Behind Closed Doors" With New Single

Johnny Gill Emerges From “Behind Closed Doors” With New Single

JG has returned to seduce you. Check out his new single “Behind Closed Doors.”

Underrated Song of the Day: Eric Gable's "Process of Elimination"

Underrated Song of the Day: Eric Gable’s “Process of Elimination”

Old songs…new series.

Usher Returns With "Good Kisser"

Usher Returns With “Good Kisser”

Does “Good Kisser” have what it takes to restore Usher into the good graces of R&B fans?

Flyte Brothers 14: Usher's "Truth Hurts"

Flyte Brothers 14: Usher’s “Truth Hurts”

Jimmy & Terry team up with Usher for the track at the center of the latest Flyte Brothers column.

Break Up To Make Up: Toni Braxton & Babyface Deliver Love, Marriage & Divorce

Break Up To Make Up: Toni Braxton & Babyface Deliver Love, Marriage & Divorce

Toni & Face are together again. Is their latest musical reunion worth a listen? Check out our review.

bLISTerd: the Top 10 TLC Songs

bLISTerd: the Top 10 TLC Songs

In anticipation of tonight’s VH1 movie CrazySexyCool: the TLC Story, we at PopBlerd! thought it was only fitting to countdown the top 10 TLC songs of all-time.

Chante's Got Moore Of That Good Grown Folks Music

Chante’s Got Moore Of That Good Grown Folks Music

R&B diva Chante Moore returns with a soulful new album.

"Doin' It" - An Interview with Bad Rabbits

“Doin’ It” – An Interview with Bad Rabbits

Hailing from Popblerd’s homebase of Boston, MA, Bad Rabbits have been crafting their blend of r&b, funk, and rock (sprinkled with elements of hardcore) for six years. Building a reputation for their energetic live shows and gaining national recognition for their recorded output, 2013 marks a milestone for the band: the release of their first full-length LP, American Love (2013, Bad Records). What’s more, they’ve got another completed full-length LP in the can. We caught up with Bad Rabbits just before their [...]

Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines: Album Review

Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines: Album Review

“Blurred Lines” is the song of the summer. That’s not mere conjecture; that’s almost scripture at this point. “Blurred Lines” is a big old Smash Hit, the kind we only get a couple of a year, the kind that everyone knows the words to. They know T.I.’s vowel-heavy guest rap, Pharrell’s every “whoo!”, the sly way Robin Thicke himself barely conceals a chuckle as he croons “what rhymes with hug me?”… the song’s massive, and why shouldn’t it be? With [...]

Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love: Album Review

Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love: Album Review

A gifted, prodigiously talented soul/funk recluse, Shuggie Otis’s music certainly deserves to be canonized; all the accepted pieces of pop-culture folklore are there, from the Rolling Stones sideman offer to the eventual artistic blackout, and so it stands to reason that when Otis’s music finally reaches the masses, it will be transcendent. Which, as it turns out, is a bit of a foolish way to think; there’s no easier way to shatter transcendence than to expect it. In 2013, we’ve [...]