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Subject: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 9:57 am

The nineties were the best decade in R&B.  There were so many great artists releasing music during this time. 

In the early part of the decade, LaFace was a great label for several of them.  Babyface was a hit maker.  While he himself has great vocals, he's an amazing producer. 

But in the middle of the decade things started to slow for the genre.  Towards the end of the decade though, there were so many releases at once.  98'-99' was a big time for R&B, but the vast majority of radio listeners didn't focus on it. 

There were still some good songs throughout different times of the 2000's, in particular 2005 had a lot, but it just wasn't the same.  The 1990's was THE decade for the genre.

Even though I was an Alt-Rock kid myself, I always took notice of this great genre of Rhythm & Blues. I had intended to post some videos in the 90's videos threads,  but there were just so many that came to mind that I decided it needed and very much deserved it's own topic.

So I'm going to start posting these videos, in no particular order.  Not by year or by greatness.  Also, let's talk about some of our favorite artists and memories.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 10:55 am

Toni Braxton is one of my favorites.  Her self-titled first album released the followed hits. 

You Mean The World To Me
This is my favorite song of hers.
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Breathe Again
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Another Sad Love Song
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 11:00 am

Toni's second album, Secrets, was a major success.

You're Making Me High
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Un-Break My Heart
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 11:11 am

Faith Evans, a first lady on more than one record label, released two albums this decade.  Including her debut, Faith.

Soon As I Get Home
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Ain't Nobody
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 11:22 am

Faith's second album, Keep The The Faith, released these two hits.

Love Like This
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All Night Long
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And this song, which is my favorite of hers
Never Gonna Let You Go
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 11:36 am

Another hit for Bad Boy was this gem from Total

Kissing You
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Also from the label, 112 was featured in Allure's version of this classic

All Cried Out
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 11:50 am

Az Yet's cover of this Chicago hit is fantastic

Hard To Say I'm Sorry
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This song is beautiful by The Tony Rich Project
Nobody Knows
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Also this tune by Case
Happily Ever After
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 12:00 pm

This Jon B hit was released in the late part of the decade

They Don't Know
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702 had these hits

Get It Together
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Steelo
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 12:05 pm

The group also had this major hit

Where My Girls At
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Another trio to release a great song was Devine

Lately
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 02/14/16 at 2:39 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iirDzMk5ysI
Freak Like Me- Adina Howard (1995)

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 3:24 pm

Shanice had a couple of big hits

I Love Your Smile
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When I Close My Eyes
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 3:40 pm

Tamia released two great songs.  The first would later be remade with rapper Fabolous.  The other was a cover of an earlier Wham! hit. 

So Into You
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Careless Whisper
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: mqg96 on 02/14/16 at 4:07 pm

I agree, the 90's-2001 was a golden age for R&B.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/14/16 at 4:08 pm


I agree, the 90's-2001 was a golden age for R&B.

Indeed it was a golden age 👍🏻

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 02/14/16 at 4:55 pm


This badass song! :D
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 02/14/16 at 4:57 pm

^ I remember that one very well. That group, which consisted of five young men related as brothers, also had a follow-up single, "Every Little Thing I Do."

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 02/14/16 at 11:37 pm


Shanice had a couple of big hits

I Love Your Smile

I love love Love that one! :D Shanice had a few other singles as well, but this was probably her biggest.





This song is beautiful by The Tony Rich Project
Nobody Knows


Indeed it is!  20 years ago this month it was climbing the charts.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: mxcrashxm on 02/16/16 at 4:35 pm

Here's some

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1kzG9Ld1kI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ8VjyPw0qY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjDM0Fz5ccU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrLequ6dUdM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4mjAOgHLvU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raHulMIPFRA

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: mxcrashxm on 02/16/16 at 4:43 pm

More

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwEZRPkAAu8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVf_V_xtsQ4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBUz2nkOKsc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BONCwGvYvsA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=femWm-FtfXs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIpQ4AZSAf8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP4yAnbtDZE

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 02/16/16 at 10:12 pm

^ Every one of these bring back so many great memories

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/05/16 at 9:20 pm

Mary J Blidge was an R&B Queen this decade. My favorite song of hers is "All That I Can Say".  The single was released on July 9, 1999.  My mom's 34th birthday actually!

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: SpyroKev on 03/06/16 at 1:13 pm


Here's some


I Wanna Know by Joe and Are You That Somebody by Aaliyah aren't exactly 90s R&B. Their more Early 2000s R&B.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/06/16 at 8:16 pm


I Wanna Know by Joe and Are You That Somebody by Aaliyah aren't exactly 90s R&B. Their more Early 2000s R&B.

While I Wanna Know was released in late 1999 and very well is a 2000's song, Are You That Somebody was released in June of 1998, so it's definitely a 90's song.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: SpyroKev on 03/07/16 at 8:07 am


While I Wanna Know was released in late 1999 and very well is a 2000's song, Are You That Somebody was released in June of 1998, so it's definitely a 90's song.


A correction I had no idea of. Are You That Somebody sound so 2000-2001 to me. Time to hit that thread I never thought I would respond to.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: #Infinity on 03/08/16 at 9:16 am

I love mid-90s r&b in particular! That smooth, silky, laid-back, bouncy style is irresistible for all purposes, whether you're trying to cool down or get up and move. Additionally, neo-soul became a minor movement around 1996. Here are a few of my favorite songs of that sound from the mid-90s period:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlZydtG3xqI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S3K931YtME

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU5VDzrUVSs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBB8valskCQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b07N2ipLTaw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIgOL21S98o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFRCPLAvxnM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7rm9t5S4uE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwhwGmoYv1s

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 03/08/16 at 10:02 am

This was a big genre for me throughout the 90s. I loved the early new jack swing stuff, which then turned into more pop rnb as the 90s progressed. Toni Braxton and Brandy were my top artists overall.

Early 90s : Karyn White, Jodeci, R Kelly, Father MC, Janet Jackson, Hi Five, Pebbles, Shanice, Jody Watley, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant

Mid-late 90s : Brandy, Toni Braxton, Destiny's Child, TLC, The Braxtons, Whitney, Brownstone, SWV

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: SpyroKev on 03/08/16 at 12:10 pm


I love mid-90s r&b in particular! That smooth, silky, laid-back, bouncy style is irresistible for all purposes, whether you're trying to cool down or get up and move. Additionally, neo-soul became a minor movement around 1996. Here are a few of my favorite songs of that sound from the mid-90s period:


Creep by TLC and Lady by D'Angelo are so nostalgic. I would add Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy up there to.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/08/16 at 2:34 pm


Creep by TLC and Lady by D'Angelo are so nostalgic. I would add Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy up there to.


and I will add C&C Music Factory to the list.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/08/16 at 7:19 pm


and I will add C&C Music Factory to the list.

They were primarily active in early part of the decade, with hits such as "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" and "Things That Make You Go Hmmmm". :)

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 03/09/16 at 8:08 am

I'd class C&C Music Factory as dance, but that's just me.  :)

Back to more faves...

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/09/16 at 8:49 am

Yeah they were dance for sure.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/10/16 at 11:00 pm

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TLC had three other releases from their CrazySexyCool album.

"Red Light Special"
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"Waterfalls"
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"Diggin' On You"
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/12/16 at 5:37 pm

I've always loved this song. It's from The Rugrats Movie soundtrack. Five amazing vocalists, Blackstreet & Mya.

Take Me There
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/13/16 at 5:48 pm

Montell released his big hit, "This Is How We Do It" in 1995. In recent years it has been used in films and more so in commercials.

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In 1999 he had another, but less known hit with "Get It On Tonite"

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 5:17 pm

At the end of the third quarter of 1998, Destiny's Child released this song. "Get On The Bus" was made for the Why Do Fools Fall In Love? soundtrack. It was never popular in the USA and was on limited radio stations. My local Urban station played it a lot though. Timbaland's production was amazing in this like in all of his work.

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/17/16 at 6:36 pm

^ Interesting. :) I actually am not too familiar with that one. However, I do know several of their hits from the late 90s (when they debuted) through the 2000s.

One song of theirs that I really like is "Say My Name" (a 1999/2000 cusp song).

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 9:56 pm

I had all their albums at one point. The Writing On The Wall as a whole is great.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 10:09 pm

Here is a good one from 1998
Reel Tight "(Do You Wanna) Ride"
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Also from the great R&B year of 1998
Voices Of Theory "Wherever You Go"
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 10:19 pm

Aaron Hall "Curiousity"
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 10:45 pm

Ginuwine had a few hits in the second half of the 90's.

"Pony"
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"Tell Me Do You Wanna"
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"Same Ol' G"
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/17/16 at 10:51 pm

"What's So Different?"
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 03/17/16 at 11:38 pm


At the end of the third quarter of 1998, Destiny's Child released this song. "Get On The Bus" was made for the Why Do Fools Fall In Love? soundtrack. It was never popular in the USA and was on limited radio stations. My local Urban station played it a lot though. Timbaland's production was amazing in this like in all of his work.



"Get On The Bus" made top 10 in the UK.

Here's one from 1992...

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 6:04 pm

Zhane - Hey Mr. D.J.
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Zhane - Groove Thang
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 6:14 pm

Jade - Every Day Of The Week
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Diana King - Shy Guy
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/21/16 at 6:16 pm




Diana King - Shy Guy

I remember that one from '95; I could hardly understand the words to it at first.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: #Infinity on 03/21/16 at 6:22 pm


I remember that one from '95; I could hardly understand the words to it at first.


It's still not as incomprehensible as this!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StlMdNcvCJo

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 6:24 pm

Silk - Freak Me
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H-Town - Knockin' Da Boots
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 6:35 pm

112 F. Mase - Love Me
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112 F. Lil' Zane - Anywhere
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 6:47 pm

Total - Trippin
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Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love Again
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:09 pm

Tyrese - Nobody Else
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Tyrese - Lately
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Tyrese - Sweet Lady
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:25 pm

Mya F. Dru Hill - It's All About Me
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Mya - Movin' On F. Silkk The Shocker
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Mya - My First Night With You
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: apollonia1986 on 03/21/16 at 8:28 pm

I actually understood "Informer"  ;D

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:29 pm

This was a big hit!
Blackstreet - No Diggity F. Dr. Dre & Queen Penn
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Keith Sweat - Nobody F. Athena Cage
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:38 pm

Xscape - Just Kickin' It
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Xscape - Understanding
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:41 pm

Usher -You Make Me Wanna
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Usher - My Way
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:55 pm

Brownstone - If You Love Me
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Lauren Hill - Do-Wop (That Thing)
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Lauren Hill - Ex-Factor
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Lauren Hill - Everything Is Everything
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 8:59 pm

SWV - Weak
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SWV - Right Here
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SWV - So Into You
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/21/16 at 9:11 pm

Maxi Priest - Close To You
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All4-One - So Much In Love
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All-4-One - I Swear
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All-4-One - (She's Got)Skillz
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All-4-One - I Can Love You Like That bg1uULaTtPUk

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 12:01 am

K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life
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K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real
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Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
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Deborah Cox F. RL - We Can't Be Friends
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 12:07 am

Next - I Still Love You
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Mokenstef - Sex In The Rain
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/22/16 at 12:22 am

Some very interesting choices here...




Mokenstef - Sex In The Rain


...although I thought that Mokenstef was a one hit wonder with "He's Mine" (one that I remember very well from summer of 1995)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTry8ZVJdGA

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 12:28 am

Dru Hill - How Deep Is Your Love
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Dru Hill - These Are The Times
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Mary J. Blige - Real Love
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Mary J. Blige - Not Gon Cry
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 12:50 am

Boyz II Men was perhaps the biggest male R&B group of the 90's. They released their debut, Cooleyhighharmony, in 1991. It featured 3 big hits: "Motownphilly", "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday" and "End Of The Road".

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 1:14 am

The group released their next album, II, in 1994. With it were the following songs: "I'll Make Love To You", "On Bended Knee" and "Water Runs Dry".

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 1:44 am

Monica - Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Them Days)
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Monica - For You, I Will
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Monica - The First Night
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 1:51 am

Bell Biv Devo - Poison
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Prince - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
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TLC - Baby, Baby, Baby
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 2:00 am

The folliwing are great singles by the lovely Vanessa Williams.

The Comfort Zone
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Save The Best For Last
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Love Is F. Brian McKnight
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Oh How The Years Go By
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 2:05 am

Brian McKnight - One Last Trysz-NhGanOAE

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 2:34 am

Brandy had the following singles: I Wanna Be Down, Baby, Best Friend, Sittin' Up In My Room, Have You Ever and Almost Doesn't Count

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 03/22/16 at 7:26 am

Ahhh finally lots of Brandy! I love Brandy - and Toni Braxton too. Brandy's finest moment though came in 2008 with her "Human" album, but that's for another decade lol. Forget the singles - it's all about the album tracks.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/22/16 at 11:10 pm


Ahhh finally lots of Brandy! I love Brandy - and Toni Braxton too. Brandy's finest moment though came in 2008 with her "Human" album, but that's for another decade lol. Forget the singles - it's all about the album tracks.


I'm one to care about the whole album, not just the singles. And a lot of the time the non-singles are the best!

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/22/16 at 11:52 pm



I'm one to care about the whole album, not just the singles. And a lot of the time the non-singles are the best!

I think that of certain music albums I have. A lot of the songs are great to listen to!

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/22/16 at 11:57 pm

Prince "Cream" (1991)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lmq6RDn5O8

I honestly was not expecting to find any of his music on Youtube, but somehow I got lucky here.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/23/16 at 9:51 am


Prince "Cream" (1991)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lmq6RDn5O8

I honestly was not expecting to find any of his music on Youtube, but somehow I got lucky here.

Yeah that's sad really that he hates YouTube, well he seems too

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/23/16 at 2:42 pm


Yeah that's sad really that he hates YouTube, well he seems too


Why does he hate YouTube?  ???

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/24/16 at 12:20 pm


Why does he hate YouTube?  ???

I guess he thinks he she be owed money for every single place his music is.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/24/16 at 3:17 pm


I guess he thinks he she be owed money for every single place his music is.


So that means you won't be able to find his videos on YouTube? ???

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/24/16 at 3:21 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iirDzMk5ysI
(1995) Adina Howard- Freak Like Me

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/24/16 at 7:46 pm


So that means you won't be able to find his videos on YouTube? ???

Mostly. Almost every upload is deleted within a few days.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/24/16 at 7:48 pm


(1995) Adina Howard- Freak Like Me

I remember that one quite well.

I've been hearing it regularly on a local radio station, Oldschool 95.9 (as well as other songs posted in this thread).

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/25/16 at 7:13 am


Mostly. Almost every upload is deleted within a few days.


Why did he do that for?  ???

At least you have Dailymotion to watch his videos.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/25/16 at 4:20 pm



At least you have Dailymotion to watch his videos.

I have noticed that some of his videos/songs are on Dailymotion, yes... but this clip that I posted the other day had been uploaded to YT four years ago, and was still there on last check.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/25/16 at 6:56 pm

Aaliyah had so many great songs in her short life and career.  Her voice was so beautiful and she was a fun girl.  She went from dressing hip-hop with baggy clothes to wearing sunglasses and putting her hair over her eye along with just a bra and no shirt.  And she did it in a tasteful way.  As the 90's ended she combined this style with a more glam/nightlife like style.  Wearing dressy pants and halter tops.  As well as dresses, something she wasn't known for before as she was a bit of a tom boy.  She was funky, she was cool and she was the princess of R&B. 

Her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing But A Number, was released on May 24, 1994.  Much of the production was by R. Kelly.  With it were the singles, "Back & Forth", At Your Best (You Are Love)", the title track and "Down With The Clique".

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/25/16 at 7:09 pm

Aaliyah released her second album, the majorly successful One In A Million, on August 27, 1996. While working on this she formed a great friendships with Timbaland and Missy Elliot.  The lead single "If Your Girl Only Knew".  It was followed by "Got To Give It Up" and then the title track.  Next was the release of my favorite single of hers "4 Page Letter".  Also released were "Hot Like Fire" and "The One I Gave My Heart To". 

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/25/16 at 7:18 pm

Next Aaliyah would release the hit soundtrack single, "Are You That Somebody" from Dr. Dolittle.  She had also released other soundtrack singles before, but this one is most notable. 

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Aaliyah made various appearances on other artist's albums.  My favorite is "Final Warning" from Ginuwine's 100% Ginuwine.

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 03/25/16 at 9:38 pm

I loved Aaliyah's first album, but she kinda lost me on her second.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 03/26/16 at 11:50 am


I loved Aaliyah first album, but she kinda lost me on her second.

"At Your Best/You Are Love" was a nice gentle song.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/26/16 at 8:14 pm

Destiny's Child released their self-titled debut album in 1998. Included were the singles "No, No, No Part 1", "No, No, No Part 2", "With Me Part 1" and "With Me Part 2".

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/26/16 at 8:58 pm

In 1999 Destiny's Child released their sophomore album, The Writing's On The Wall. The following singles were released: "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Bug A Boo", "Say My Name" and "Jumpin' Jumpin'". The later was actually released in 2000.

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/27/16 at 2:28 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StlMdNcvCJo
Snow- Informer (1993)

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/27/16 at 8:14 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StlMdNcvCJo
Snow- Informer (1993)

This isn't really R&B. But it was a catchy tune.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/28/16 at 1:47 pm


This isn't really R&B. But it was a catchy tune.


It was more of like 90's rap.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 03/29/16 at 12:10 pm

Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 03/29/16 at 2:45 pm


Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
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I used to hear this song all the time during the 90's.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 04/02/16 at 9:35 pm

An early 90's group that had major success was P.M. Dawn. Their first hit was the #1 single, "Set Adrift On Memory Bliss" in 1991. In 1992 they released the song, "I'd Die Without You" from the Boomerang soundtrack. It would later be included in their next album. Their next single and hit was "Looking Through Patient Eyes" in 1993.

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Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: robby76 on 04/02/16 at 10:29 pm

Ahhhh PM Dawn! Not many hits, but the hits they had were great. Loved "Looking Through Patient Eyes" the most.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 04/03/16 at 6:18 pm


Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack

I used to hear this song all the time during the 90's.

Yeah, so did I. Starting in 1997.  I wanna say that it was his only big hit in the US.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 04/03/16 at 6:27 pm


Ahhhh PM Dawn! Not many hits, but the hits they had were great. Loved "Looking Through Patient Eyes" the most.

Oh yes.

"Set Adrift On Memory Bliss", their first hit, of course, contained samplings of Spandau Ballet's 1983 hit "True"; I kinda liked that one.
"Looking Through Patient Eyes" sampled George Michael's "Father Figure"; this one I don't know quite as well, but I'm sure it's good.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Ripley on 04/03/16 at 10:39 pm


Yeah, so did I. Starting in 1997.  I wanna say that it was his only big hit in the US.

Yeah it was

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: nally on 04/04/16 at 10:59 am


Yeah it was

So that would make him a one hit wonder.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Howard on 04/04/16 at 2:29 pm


Yeah it was


From Wikipedia, the rest of his songs were from The UK.

Subject: Re: 90's R&B

Written By: Baltimoreian on 04/11/16 at 5:46 pm

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Good 90s sh*t.

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