For your listening pleasure here is this week’s edition of DJ Carisma’s “Cookie Jar”. Last night the ladies were joined by Day 26 member Que Mosely . As always a great hour of R&B. Enjoy!
Archive for May 24th, 2011
Toronto’s The Weeknd has underground music fans and mainstream critics alike praising his debut mixtape release, “House Of Ballons”. With the gained popularity HBO’s smash hit series ‘Entourage,’ which is known for it’s taste in featured music, and premieres has featured The Weeknd’s “High For This” in the first promo for the shows final season. The culmination of the series will air its 8th season this Summer, starting July 24th.
Daniel Gibson Twitpic’d some of his wedding photos with Keyshia Cole. Along with the photos, Gibson tweeted, “Always & ForEver!! It’s just like a Dream To Me“.
The two got married in a private ceremony on Saturday night. From there, they jetted off in a helicopter overlooking the city.
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“I’m a jazz musician first,” Bilal says, laughingly, of choosing the English band’s synthy 1982 track, which spent an amazing 43 weeks on the Hot 100. “So I can pretty much do a rendition of any thing I hear.”
Like Soft Cell, Bilal has been no slouch on the Billboard charts himself. Though his career took off a decade after theirs did, Bilal’s 2001 single “Soul Sista” spent 23 weeks on the R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart. Still, the Philadelphia-native singer worked hard to make “Tainted Love” his own. “[My] band, we fashion ourselves as some type of blues rock R&B kind of vibe, so I was just jamming on ["Tainted Love"] at home and I brought it to the band,” He says. “We played around with the bridge, we changed the chords… We made it real straightforward, guitar-heavy.” Indeed they did.
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I watched this the other night while it was on and walked away feeling some kind of way. I then screamed out-loud, ”Damn, Cee-Lo may be one of the most versatile artists of my time.”
Take a walk with Cee-Lo “Goodie” Green as he performs some of his most definitive tracks from his past to present on VH1 Storytellers.