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Jodeci’s New Single “Every Moment” Proves Their Reunion Was Worth The 20 Year Wait

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-By Renaud Jean Baptiste Jr. 

Rumors of a Jodeci reunion have been floating around yearly since the group’s unexpected hiatus in late 1995, shortly after the release of their third album, The Show, The Afterparty, The Hotel. We’re talking the days of dial-up modems and AOL disks, folks. Fast-forward 20 years and those rumors may finally be put to rest thanks to the release of a new single, “Every Moment.” This is the song every Jodeci fan was hoping for, reintroducing the world to the group’s distinct harmonies and melodies that made them R&B mainstays in the early to mid-90s.

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Lauryn Hill Announces Acoustic Performance Series in New York & Washington D.C.

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Lauryn Hill is back and returning to the tour life. She has announced her SMALL AXE: Acoustic Performance series, a six-date tour that will take place in Washington D.C. and New York City from February 13-25. The eight-time Grammy winner will  perform in small intimate venues including the D.C.’s Howard Theatre, Brooklyn’s Rough Trade, and New York’s Highline Ballroom and Blue Note, which hold approximately 250-500 people. Check out the dates below and head over to MsLaurynHill.com for available tickets.

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4 Musiq Soulchild Songs Every Guy Should Know

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Ever been to a concert where the artist seems to talk as much as they sing? Well Musiq Soulchild isn’t one of those artists! Dressed to the nines in virtually all-black jacket, vest, slacks and shirt, Musiq appeared the epitome of cool onstage at NYC’s B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 22. Yet his few choice words expressed a different, more pressing sentiment.

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Concert Review: 5 Reasons We Love Elle Varner

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Since she burst onto the music scene in 2012 with her debut album, Perfectly Imperfect featuring the bubbly single “Only Wanna Give It To You,” Elle Varner has proved that she belongs in the musical spotlight. Just when we thought we couldn’t adore this 25-year-old starlet any more than we already do, she appeared at her old stomping grounds: New York City’s popular B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 7th. Elle sang her heart out and gave us five more reasons to love her.

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Missy Elliott’s Reunion With Lil’ Kim And Da Brat Reminds Us That Her Videos Are Boss

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By Chris Carpenter 

Beginning with her inflated-trash-bag-wearing debut in “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” to her Grammy Award winning “Lose Control,” Missy Elliott‘s collection of videos are nothing short of eye-bulging brilliance. And while we haven’t seen a clip from hip-hop’s funkiest diva in a minute – Miss E. will reunite with Lil’ Kim and Da Brat tonight at the Soul Trail Awards to perform their platinum selling 1997 hit “Not Tonight.”

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What Happens When R&B Divas Catch The Holy Spirit? You Get Amazing GIFs!

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We love us some R&B Divas. As glamorous and elegant as they are, they know how to let loose on stage, much more than their Pop Queen cousins. Case in point: one of our favorites, Mary J. Blige, is the queen of busting some unexpected and frighteningly unique moves when she’s performing. Likewise, Beyonce is the queen of bizarre rubber face when she’s in the zone.

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