SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: POLO MUSIC
We are ready to satisfy the hunger of good r&b music listeners .
Scratchtheblock.com staff selected the most impressive modern r&b music with the aim to offer an uplifiting sonic experience.
Ladies & gentleman this is Polo Music.
MIKE CITY – GROWN AND SEXY
Do you remember the r&b classic joint by Carl Thomas titled I Wish? Yap, it’s definitely a milestone masterfully produced by singer/songwriter/record producer Mike City. Mr.Flowers is the genius behind great tunes such as Love It by neo-soul crooner Bilal,Hottest Thing by Usher,Another Short Story by the beloved Nate Dogg,Full Moon by Brandy,I Think I Love You by Dwele and the list goes on. We’d like to pay homage to his artistry recommending the unbelievable nostalgic-vibe of da track titled Grown And Sexy. Recently Mike City teamed up with neo-soul eminent singer Dwele to record I Rock Wit U
MARC E BASSY FEAT. KEHLANI – LOCK IT UP (PRODUCED BY JAHAAN SWEET)
The next joint comes straight from the West Coast. Last year in July, singer/songwriter Marc E Bassy dropped the project Only The Poets Vol.1 recruiting Bay Area spitter Iamsu! and other guests. Marc impresses with his soulful vocal skills and the track titled Lock It Up is a perfect example of Bassy’s melodic vocals. The track is a collaboration with Bay Area native dancer/performer Kehlani (she paved the way for her success with You Should Be Here that boasts appearances from BJ The Chicago Kid and Chance The Rapper) and producer, composer and trained jazz pianist Jahaan Sweet who invites you to take a trip too cloud nine with the mellow flip of Erykah Badu’s Bag Lady.
KREME – SIX’ (PRODUCED BY AFTA-1)
Washington DC student,lifestyle enthusiast and singer Kreme aka Karmin Kass shots the arrow and definitely hits and blows our soul with her murmured vocals performing the superlative cut titled Six’. The track is a sumptuous production finely handled by los angeleno producer Afta-1,who fucks our brain with his warm, intimate style, an hypnotic voyage through future ambience jagged with hip-hop beats and lush and soulful sonorities that unveil a musical background imbued with a plethora of different genres:psychedelic,soul,funk,hip-hop,electronic,downtempo. Six’ is included on Afta-1’s Love is Real Volume 2.
JAMES JAPAN – SUPER SLOW MOTION
New York multi-talented artist James Japan piqued scratchtheblock.com interest thanks an outstanding r&b album titled Weird Dreams & Comic Books from which we selected two wonderful joints: Long Road Home included on r&B selection XO and The Forest included on Natural Born Killah. We continue to expose the talent of this young dude equipped with an incredible voice , recommending another big joint from Weird Dreams Comic Books. Family ,sit back,relax and taste the relaxing sound of Super Slow Motion.
HONNE – ALL IN THE VALUE
London based interesting duo consisting of singer Andy Clutterbuck and producer James Hatcher hits the music scene delivering extra-classy music under the moniker of Honne.Honne’s music is the outcome of a clever and keen production that flirts with downtempo and electronic seductive r&b vibrations matched perfectly with laid back vocal able to swoon and make love with your soul.If you love the music performed by artists like How To Dress Well,JMSN,James Blake,The Weeknd or you are great fans of producers like Illangelo,Noah ’40′ Shebib maybe you will be totally satisfied by Honne’s sound.Prepare yourself to an eargasmic,finest and tempting stream of notes with the masterpiece titled All In the Value (don’t miss the wonderful video ).All In The Value is part of an appealing EP that includes also the tune titled The Night.We bet you will appreciate Honne’s music, so don’t hesitate to support them!
DORNIK – STAND IN YOUR LINE (PRODUCED BY POP WANSEL)
U.K musician/singer Dornik firmly positioned himself on the music map with his self-titled debut album . With a distinctive approach that exudes vintage-pop-r&b flava and a wonderful vocals a la Michael Jackson , Dornik breaks out of a more traditional R&B mold to deliver a new sound. Check out his feel-good vibe cut titled Stand In Your Line produced by US hitmaker Pop Wansel.
DAYE JACK – ARKANSAS (PRODUCED BY JU-AR)
Daye Jack music combines elements of downtempo a la James Blake with dreamy r&b and urban rhythm ,providing an experimental sound that delights and amazes. The EP titled The Ocean is something original that deserves your attention. We chose the masterpiece titled Arkansas produced by Ju-Ar . If you wanna listen to different r& music make sure you to check out The Future Is Here
BRENT FAIYAZ – ALLURE
North Carolina based singer/songwriter/producer Brent Faiyaz takes a blank canvas and starts to paint his masterpiece equipped with a palette of warm 90s r&b sounds. The rising star flexes a genuine talent and seduces with an eargasmic and intriguing music like the track titled Allure. Close the door of your bedroom,dim the light and enjoy the sultry sound!
AVALON YOUNG – FEEL YOU (PRODUCED BY JEFF BERNAT)
It’s too easy try to impress the audience with pop or mainstream music. We prefer to expose a kind of music performed by artists that deserve your attention, artists able to touch the strings of your soul, artists able to pierce your mind with their stunning music, artist able to make great works.Today we open the doors to an interesting singer from San Diego,California!Ladies & gentleman pay attention to the up-n-coming artist Avalon Young who recently hit us with her recent single titled Feel U.It’s not important to put her in any specific genres, we just invite y’all to experience the impressive journey through the wonderful,amazing and seductive collaboration with Jeff Bernat an indipendent and very talented singer/songwriter and music producer, who produced Feel U, adding his remarkable ‘gentleman approach” imbued with mellow tons , dreamy vibes and melodic rhythm. In December 2013 we showcased to our audience Jeff Bernat’s sophomore project titled Modern Renaissance .The seductive laid back vocal of Avalon Young glides over the brilliant and smooth r&b instrumental cooked by Jeff Bernat and the result is a finest feel-good tune.
ABHI/DJION – LIKE A BIRD
Maryland alternative r&b duo Abhi Raju and Dijon Duenas, known as Abhi/Djion , resumed the acclaimed album Whoa,Nelly by canadian singer Nelly Furtado to flip the single I’m Like A Bird. The result is a groovy and mellow revisitation that sounds original and so fucking perfect.