SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: R&B RETROSPECTIONSCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: R&B RETROSPECTION
Well,well,well, we are on stage ,beautiful people, to introduce you a new r&b selection called R&B Retrospection. It’s a collection of ten tracks from the past, you know, tracks with the right and nostalgic flava!
Sit down and enjoy, this is for all of you scratchers!
We start with one of our fav r&b track from the past by Brooklyn singer and actress Tatyana Ali with her supa-smash Boy You Knock Me Out dropped in 1998 and included on her debut (an unique) album Kiss The Sky.The track is written by Kelly Price and produced by Sten Olof Hallström aka StoneBridge using the sample of Bobby Caldwell success What You Won’t Do for Love. Guest star, Will Smith!
The next track is the catchy joint by german singer Sarah Connor and one of the most underrated r&b artist of the music industry, TQ! Do you remember Let’s Get Back To Bed Boy? The track was the lead single from 2001 album Green Eyed Soul.
In 1999 Queens hitmaker DJ Clue decided to revisit a smash by Keith Stewart,recruiting Mariah Carey, r&b singer Joe and rapper Nas. The result was a lil gem entitled Thank God I Found You (Make It Last For Ever Remx).
We blow the dust off from a wonderful track by LSG. Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill joined their forces to make some special tracks! In 1997 they released Levert – Sweat – Gill, a mixture of r&b and new jack swing. We choose the single Curious with LL Cool J,Busta Rhymes and MC Lyte.
The next artist, got so much class! U.K singer Mr. “Dance” Lemar ,give us some sugar with his single If There’s Any Justice.The track was the lead single from his sophomore album,Time To Grow!
More special groove for your ears! Ladies & gentleman, the wonderful voice of Faith Evans with a brilliant remix version of her single You Used To Love Me . On the mix we find Ali Shaheed Muhammad, James Yancey, Kamaal Fareed! If these names result unfamiliar,we give ya a lil info! Ali Shaheed Muhammad, James Yancey (J Dilla), Kamaal Fareed (Q-Tip) worked together under the stage name of Ummah,as a masterful collective of producers!
Back in 1998 when Beyoncé & co, released their acclaimed debut self-titled album. For everyone who love r&b it’s impossible don’t mention the unbelievable single No,No,No by Destiny’s Child. One of the most dope track featuring Wyclef Jean!
The next tune is a pretty nice remix by Full Crew. We posted somenthing about Full Crew with our selection Stay Mellow 3 and today we give ya a lil bit of Full Crew flava with the revisitation of the most important success by U.K r&b crooner Craig David.What do you think about Fill Me In Remix?
Again back in 1998 ! This is one of our fav track performed by Bad Boy roster rapper Mase and r&b singer Brandy! Top Of The World is the magic single from one of the most renowned r&b album from the past by Brandy , Never Say Never (The Boy Is Mine,Almost Doesn’t Count) that see the collaboration of heavy-weights of production: Darkchild and Dallas Austin
Do you remember the golden age of Jermaine Dupri? In 90s he produced some masterpieces for the likes of TLC,Kriss kross,Xscape,El Debarge,Maria Carey,Aaliyah,Usher,Jagged Edge and the list goes on! In 1996 he produced the uptempo club single by female group Three Little Women better known as 3LW called Feelin You!