SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SUGAR SISTA (Neo-Soul Joints)SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SUGAR SISTA (Neo-Soul Joints)
Soulful,mellow,touching,relaxing,seductive…. This is scratchtheblock.com neo-soul collection called Sugar Sista.
One of the most renowned neo-soul artist, Eric Roberson after many collaborations with Jill Scoot, 112,DJ Jazzy Jeff,Vivian Green,Dwele,Zo!,DJ Spinna dropped in 2009 his great album entitled Music Fan First recruiting several artists, musician and producers like: Curt Chambers,Osunlade,Wes Felton, Lalah Hathaway,Sy Smith and T3 from Slum Village that collaborated to the track called Further.
Donald McLean better know with the stage name, Don-E is a U.K soul singer,songwriter,arranger and producer! In 2008 Don-E joined former Jamiroquai bassist Stuart Zender to release his album Natural. We choose the spectacular masterpiece called So Cold with the special collabo of D’Angelo on the Rhodes piano….
The next track is an unreleased gem by DJ Mitsu The Beats. He put his hands on a record played by Dave Grusin entitled Colorado Trail (used also by J Dilla for his instrumental Dreamy) and teamed up with singer Cubic to release Close Your Eyes. Enjoy the soulful beat scratchers.
New Heaven native songstress Deborah Bond appears for the first time here on scratchtheblock.com.Listen to her intriguing voice is a nice way to relax your mind. We choose , Say It from her sophomore album Madam Palindrome
Back in the 97′ when Davina Bussey released her debut album called Best of Both Worlds, resuming a Michael Jackson masterpiece and putting her impressive imprint: I Can’t help It, for the lovers right there…
In 1998 Common Sense teamed up with neo-soul pioneer Erykah Badu to release the sumptuous single called All Night Long, produced by The Roots and included on Common third album One Day It’ll All Make Sense, almost entirely produced by No I.D.
U.K acid jazz group Brand New Heavies is one of our heavy-rotation group!!! N’Dea Davenport & co. released in 2006 Get Used To It from which we choose the track entitled Sex God. What happens if DJ Spinna works on this record? Well, something memorable…BNH, Phonte Coleman and DJ Spinna present you Sex God remix… Def, MUST HAVE!!
L.A is calling… Black Fantastic is an underground group that in 2013 dropped their self-titled interesting project. We mentioned them on Road To Hip Hop and now we recommend you their cool single called Time.
One of the most renowned neo-soul figure, Bilal bewitched us with his debut album 1st Born Second in 2001. The album includes so many great collaboration: from Marsha Ambrosius to Richie Rich, from Dr. Dre to James Poyser. We choose the lofty single called Reminisce. This super track is the fruit of the collaboration between Common, Mos Def and J Dilla .
Last but not least Miss. “Jilly” Jill Scott. In 2001 the queen, released her double album Experience: Jill Scott 826+ under the jazz label Hidden Beach. The album includes Gotta get Up with the eclectic U.K producers team 4 hero.