Posts tagged "R&B"
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 [...]

Mr. Biggs Is Back!: Check Out Ronald Isley's "Dinner & A Movie"

Mr. Biggs Is Back!: Check Out Ronald Isley’s “Dinner & A Movie”

Six decades in the music industry, and the man still has it. Check out Ron Isley’s latest.

A Few Words About Brian McKnight's More Than Words

A Few Words About Brian McKnight’s More Than Words

Does Brian McKnight’s new album give you those classic slow jam vibes? Check out our review and find out…

BIG DADDY KANE: STILL GETTIN' THE JOB DONE

BIG DADDY KANE: STILL GETTIN’ THE JOB DONE

Still so full of action, his name should be a verb. Kane talks to Popblerd.

Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience: Spin Cycle

Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience: Spin Cycle

OK, so how good is “The 20/20 Experience?” I mean, really?

Note for Note: A Complete Guide to the Discography of Boyz II Men (Part One)

Note for Note: A Complete Guide to the Discography of Boyz II Men (Part One)

Get your harmony vocals tightened up and ready to go–we’re taking a look at the discography of Boyz II Men in a 2-part series.