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anybody like/know anything about this? ~(part from shippers)
post up some tracks
Janet Jackson - Control http://youtu.be/RRbQZPtPyE4 (from the album that started it all...)
Bill Biv Devoe - Poison http://youtu.be/N6blgjF6UkU
New Edition - If It Isn't Love http://youtu.be/ReI6gvzVP0Y
Michael Jackson - Jam http://youtu.be/JbHI1yI1Ndk
Guy - Teddy's Jam http://youtu.be/4yVEGAuj8RM
Fenderella - Mr. DJ http://youtu.be/EqciC2VVRRo
..And many many more.
i was trying to remember who Poison was by. Big jam
i've listened to Poison a good 30 times today
Was my jam in 6th-7th grade. Had that on tape! Wore it out.
Bel Biv Devoe put in some work I tell you:
This Jade track was smoothed out, such a great hook, total ear candy, I mean hell tho, the whole genre was all about candy coating hip hop. Such a weird little blip in music history
Michael Jacksons Dangerous is a pretty great long player for the overall sound. Janets album mentioned above of course. All the guys from New Edition went on to have mixed results in solo affairs. But really you'd be doing yourself a disservice if you didn't get down with some solo Bobby Brown:
Don't be Cruel, get on that lp:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0FKzPfsxA4 - one of my fav hooks ever
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cDLZqe735k -huge drums, >>>>>Britney's rip-off
His next album had Humpin Around which is just flat out ridiculous and of course great.
Skin tight body suits for the win!
the man annoys me today but i used to love that shit when i was younger. that lyric sticks with ya
Cant front on his first string of albums tho.
it kind of tucked in right before hip-hop went super gangsta and r&b went slicker. This stuff was just flat out fun imo. Even the ballads were entertaining.
Teddy Riley was basically the man behind it all, so his production credits will point you the right way.
especially on modern R&B. Without New Jack you would never have had female singers taking on hard 808 led beats. Earlier R&B had always been very smooth, slick and a little soppy, guys like Jam & Lewis brought some hard ass backbone to their tunes.
I mean you have a situation in the past decade or so where a lot of the R&B and Hip-Hop beats are pretty interchangeable, which I don't think would have happened without the groundwork of artists like Janet. It's silly really because a hard as nails beat with beautiful vocals is just the perfect combo.
Feels Good http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfoxsfhi-kk < quentissential new jack sound
Lay Your Head http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qf3o6EW8P0g < guitars are mad sexy
The blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85msNMs_Te4
and this mammoth tune was near the tail end of the genre:
and then they had to up and work with my man on Lets Get Down:
I think it's something to do with condoms
Rumpshaker by Wreckz N Effect is great and is also the first thing that Pharrel from the Neptunes co-wrote/produced.
She had it all in the 80s, the look, the attitude, the voice, the tunes and albums of straight jams from beginning to end. Check out this her Rhythm Nation tour:
The band goes in hard and Janet is just NASTY
Which is a fine thing for a Monday.
It'll be the summer of new jack swing.
the woman with the saxophone. I don't even care about the song anymore
sounding like Jackson 5?
If It Isn't Love
appearance in Jay & Silent Bob, The Time are brilliant and there's have been no genre without them.