This week the homies breakdown the impact of Jodeci’s second album; Diary of a Mad Band. That conversation naturally led to the age-old debate of Boyz II Men vs Jodeci, which then led to the best r&b album since the 1990s. Could it be Diary of a Mad Band? Hmmmmm…..They also discuss spooky stories involving […]
So the crew got together and the topic of conversation was child support and whether or not men should tax ladies for it. Some of us felt fathers should be able to get paid what they owed and others thought dude needs to up his hustles. What do you say Moguls? Other topics: * Great […]
This week on The Mogul Lounge, Smack, Wally, Ali, and El reveal UML’s definitive top 10 r&b albums of the 90s as voted on by YOU, our listeners. Of course while discussing the 90s the Pack goes onto other musical topics like Sign O The Times vs Voodoo, Boyz II Men vs Jodeci, and does […]
I flat-out love Hip hop music, in addition I have a passion for 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and early-2000 era R&B music. I admit that at times I look at new music through squinted eyes, however I am trying to loosen up and give things a chance more recently. One thing I have seen from my generation is that […]
I thought long and hard about this installment of G.O.A.T.’s. I decided to go with a topic I know well…music. Now, I don’t play an instrument, or have formal music training…..but I can play a jukebox like nobody’s business! What I can tell you is that Marvin Gaye’s 1978 release, “Here, My Dear”…..is one of […]
So this past holiday season Taylor Swift sent a select few of her fans a Christmas gift. Taylor called the season Swiftmas and the goodness in her heart went viral as the clip showed fan after fan screaming as if Michael, Elvis, and The Beatles popped out of the boxes on them. Now that […]
Attention Moguls with musical talent Urban Mogul Life is preparing our first collection of music for the masses. It is entitled Happy Hour Vol. 1 and it will contain up and coming hip-hop and r&b acts. No word of advice this will not be your everyday songs you can hear on your local station. These songs […]
I got the distinct pleasure of meeting Jason Derulo a few years before he blew up. I was in L.A. shooting for another artist, Pryzlezz, who featured Jason on one of his tracks and video. Even though he was super skinny-quiet dude you could feel the talent oozing out of him. I called it a […]
Singer, writer, inventor* and father of frank Ocean is suing Russell Simmons for $142 million. Calvin Cooksey (Frank Oceans pops) claims he was “unfairly portrayed as a horrible father on Simmons Website, Global Grind” according to TMZ. According to Cooksey, Frank was taken away and hidden from him after the age of 5. Besides lying […]
This is the latest track from Toni Braxton x Babyface’s new album Love, Marriage & Divorce.
Robin Thicke, (who is still on fire) along with Janelle Monae sat down with Vibe magazine to discuss the #newrules of R&B. VIBE: How do you define your music? ROBIN THICKE: I think what Janelle and I represent is boundaryless music. There is no one way to define her or what she does. And if […]
This upcoming Holiday season you can deck the halls with Mary J Blige. The music icon will release her 11th album ‘A Mary Christmas’ this October, just in time for you to sip a little eggnog and get you Frosty the Snowman on.
The Dream recently spoke with NPR about how mp3’s have messed up the game and why everyone needs r&b music. What is it about the ’90s? You’ve said what they mean for you personally, but why do all of us keep going back? Why did it even stop? I’ll tell you why. MP3 interrupted what R&B […]
Al Green knew how to get in a zone and perform live. In this 1978 clip, Al gets out while singing Belle.
Here is what Brandy’s new album Two Eleven will look like. Look for the album October 2.
I don’t know what’s funnier, the song or the fact that a dude over 35 not named Mr. T is rocking a mohawk?!?!