TAOT Recordings and R&B vocalist Faith Walker announce the release of her highly anticipated self-titled album. The 11-track project features her critically acclaimed single “Head in the Clouds” with Ray Robinson along with a selection of seasoned producers including Joebi-Wan, J. Forgione, Black Orchid, R. Brown, Cylla, A. Thomas, Neccoy and DJ Goffe of Audiotraxx, Marcus Kane, Nick Iden, and O. Tukai.
Watch the official video for “Head in the Clouds” here on YouTube
The album encompasses the strength of Faith and invites listeners and fans into her personal journey as a survivor of cancer, toxic relationships, and most importantly her pillar of resilience. It’s Faith’s purpose to share this album throughout communities and embark on a mission to educate the youth on the importance of hope, standing up for what you believe in, as well as creative expression. “While I aspire to inspire, this album is my proudest accomplishment.”
Stream ‘Faith Walker’ and watch the latest video of the album. In “Aint’ Ez” Faith brings her audience into a realm she knows far too well of hospital beds, grief-stricken loved ones, and sadness. But her heartfelt vocals and chilling melodies speak volumes on beating the odds even after only given two days to live…
Multifaceted artist Gr3ysOn releases a devout record for his unborn “Twins.” The personal ode flows effortlessly over smooth, soulful cadences with piano keys and drums driving as the heartbeat.
“I gotta tell you the truth I’m falling more in love as I wait for you / God gave me the perfect gift but blessed me with two / Yo I really can’t wait to spend my life with you, two.”
The Bethlehem, PA emcee delivers a polished, yet fresh dose of storytelling. He captures a family bond, an excited big brother, plans of b-ball and gaming strategics, and eagerness to double his hustle. “I got me some twins that’s the hell of a win.” In a world brewing with darkness, Gr3ysOn declares his twins are his favorite surprise. Stream “Twins” and connect with Gr3ysOn below.
Ms. Cream of the Crop sat down with Next Step Dance Crew during the Artistic Rebels 3rd Anniversary Jam and Dance Battle. Check out their behind the scenes convo as they casually discuss the pending competition and introduce their crew members.
Dennis Edwards was the lead singer for the Temptations during the height of their career during the 1960s & 1970s.
Very sad to learn of the passing of our brother, Dennis Edwards. He is now at peace, and our love and prayers go out to his family. We acknowledge his extraordinary contribution to The Temptations legacy, which lives on in the music. Temptations Forever~Otis Williams pic.twitter.com/ru7XZe0OJg
Dennis Edwards, died at the age of 74 years on Friday, February 4th, at his home in Chicago. In 1968, Dennis became the lead singer of the Temptations after the original lead singer, David Ruffin, had left to pursue his own solo career. At that time the group had 10 consecutive Top 40 hits on Billboard charts since 1966, with 5 of those singles reaching the Top 10.
During Edwards time as the lead singer, nine of the groups singles had reached the Top 10, with 3 titles, “I Can’t Get Next To You”, “Just My Imagination(Running Away With Me)”, and “Papa Was A Rollin Stone” became the groups second, third and fourth number 1 hits.
Dennis Edwards left the group in 1977 to embark on his own solo career at Motown Records. His first release was 1984’s Don’t Look Any Further had reached number 2 on the Black LP charts, which is now known as the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums list. Edwards followed up with “(You’re My)Aphrodisiac” that climbed to number 15 on Black singles, which is todays Top R&B/Hip Hop songs. Edwards followed up with a LP the year after called, Coolin’ Out. Even that album reached number 36 on the charts!
Edwards Rejoined the Temptations in the 1980s and was inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame as a group member in 1989. The Temptations was such a force as a group that last year they were given the name of the Number 1 act on the Greatest of All Time R&B/Hip Hop Artists. As a honor to the memory of Dennis Edwards listen to some of his greatest hits below!
Soul singer and songwriter, Lauren Lanzaretta, released her 11-track debut album, Naked Soul, in June of 2014 which was welcomed with positive reviews. Jeff Neisel of the Cleveland Scene Magazine said, “The debut from Lauren Lanzaretta effectively channels Aretha Franklin and other Soul/R&B greats, calling attention to this rising talent.”
Lauren continues to light up the music scene with her exciting live performances and inspiring vibes. Currently, Lauren is working on her new album entitled “Deliverance”, which will be an evolution of her signature soul sound with hints of rich gospel. The new EP features emotional piano ballads, inspiring choir backing, and vulnerable lyrics that draws the listener deeper into Lauren’s life experiences.
‘Something Won’t Let Me Drown’ is a soul/gospel piano ballad written, produced and performed by Lauren Lanzaretta, and is the first single from her upcoming album “Deliverance”.
100% Of the proceeds from “Something Won’t Let Me Drown” will be donated to Remember Nhu. Remember Nhu is a movement of people who dream of a better world. We believe that children have an inalienable right to grow up happy and healthy, and the idea that any child should be victimized in this way is appalling to all of us. Consider the following question: If you had the opportunity to identify a child who is at risk of being sold, prevent that from happening, and protect the child from ever entering the sex trade—would you do it?