SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: HEY HONEY (Past and Present Rhythm N Blues)SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: HEY HONEY (Past and Present Rhythm N Blues)
We are ready to spread some super-cool r&b tunes from the past and the present, so lovers stand up, this is Hey Honey.
The first gem is an r&b classic performed in 2000 by Baltimore r&b group Ruff Endz. With a musical background influenced by legends like Steve Wonder, Marvin Gaye as well as modern r&b artists like K-Ci & JoJo, Ruff Endz dropped in 2000 their debut album titled Love Crimes, from which we chose their classic, No More produced by Darren Lighty (Aaliyah,Queen Latifah,Next,Will Smith,Donell Jones) and Edward Ferrell .
The next tune is a remix version of a single by Raheem DeVaughn,titled Position. The standout flawless remix is cared by Maryland native emcee/producer Kev Brown.
New entry on da block! Nemo Achida is an emerging rapper/producer born in Kentucky. 88 Keys protegé impressed us with a wonderful ambient and sultry tune titled Hands On produced by 88 Keys the man behind No Church In the Wild by Jay-Z and Kanye West. On this lil masterpiece Nemo Achida teamed up with the supa-smooth voice of r&b/neo-soul crooner BJ The Chicago Kid.
We gave ya the possibility to appreciate the talent of Dalvin Degrate (member of legendary r&b group Jodeci), as solo artist on R&B Vice as well as as incredible producer with the moniker of Mr.Dalvin on Digging In The Crate Vol. 2 and on Re-Work and Remixes . Now we wanna recommend ya a great rarity for your own collection!! The masterpiece is titled Get Mine performed by Dalvind Degrate and New York rapper A+. The original track is included on The Players Club OST, but we serve ya up the remix version!
Are ya ready for a superlative remix? Yap,yap,yap Jodeci released in 1991 their debut album titlted Forever My Lady. We focus our attention on da single called I’m Still Waiting produced by grammy-nominated singer/record producer Al B.Sure. The remix version is cared by P.Diddy featuring anotha Bad Boy affiliated producer, Tony Dofat.
Do you remember r&b group Immature? No? Probably many of you know Marques Houston,well he was one of the three member of the group active between 92 and 99. In 1995 they dropped the album We Got It . What do ya think about the remix version of the self-titled single featuring New Jersey based underground hip hop group Lords Of The Underground and masterfully produced by the one and only Marley Marl. Wow, so epic!!!!
On the fourth installment of Movies on Demand series, N.Y based rapper Consequence,recruits John Legend,Raheem DeVaughn,Estelle and Busta Rhymes to name a few. We chose the downtempo vibe of the single Won’t Go Away featuring the captivating voice of r&b crooner Peter Baldwin and Chazo.
London based singer/songwriter Celetia Martin grabbed our attention with her self-titled album released in 1996. We got something special for our scratchers. Enjoy yaself with the remix version of the single Are You Ready remixed by U.K producers Full Crew. They appeared on Stay Mellow 3 and R&B Retrospection
On the recent project dropped by super-producer 9th Wonder, Jamla Is The Squad we appreciated so many gems, in particular the single called 15 Minutes of Fame performed by BJ The Chicago Kid (His soulful impressive vocal prowess are always a guarantee) and Chicago based underground hip hop emcee Add-2 that killed the beat with some raw bars!!!
Alia Davis, Lalisha McLean, Akissa Mendez aka Allure appeared on two selections: Roots,Groove,Rhythm and Digging In The Crates Vol. 2 . We chose a single from their first self-titled album released in 1997: No Question with the collabo of hip hop rapper LL Cool J produced by T. Riley and Trackmasters.