Saturday, January 2, 2016

Favorite Songs of 2015

BSR RADIO DJs have been cooking in the lab coming up with their favorite Top 10 songs of 2015. We want to know what are some of your favorite songs of 2015! Drop it on our FaceBook page :


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10. Jamie Foxx - In Love By Now
9. Tyrese - Shame
8. Teedra Moses - All I Ever Wanted
7. Jazmine Sullivan - Let It Burn 
6. Prince - 1000 x's and o's
5. Alessia Cara - Here
4. Jill Scott - Lighthouse
3. The Foreign Exchange (feat. Shana Tucker) - Milk and Honey
2. The Internet - Under Control 
1. Lalah Hathaway - Angel (Live)

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10. Louie Vega - Monique Bingham - Elevator (Going Up) (Louie Vega Long Album Mix)
We start this journey off with a chance encounter on an elevator resulting in a life-altering romance . A great story narrated by Monique Bingham’s vocals over a Louie Vega production.

Next up is a Soulful House gem courtesy of URBAN SOUND LAB. Featuring some spine tingling vocals by TERRANCE DOWNS, KARMA definitely sets the tone for a romantic evening.

Every day of the week is featured on Shelia Ford’s Album Here You Are .This Tune features a rhythm track by the Deepah Ones and keys by Michele Chiavarini.

7. Nick Power, Mojito, Stephanie Cooke - Let Go (Soulfuledge Remix)
Originally penned as a tribute to the late Soul Kandi DJ, DJ Spice, long time club DJ & KEWL Lounge radio impresario Nick Power and producer Mojito deliver a spell binding track with Stephanie Cooke delivering her trademark vocals to a piano infused soulful groove. Soulfuledge brings us a deep and lush remix lifting the vocal to another level and dropping some cutting edge beats for all the late night dance floors and hardcore groovers.

6. Glenn Underground, Matt Hughes SJU - Disconnected (Louie Vega Rewerk)
Glen Underground and Matt Hughes from Strictly Jazz Unit get together to bring us Disconnected. The vocals of Karen Marie Richardson will have everyone sing along.

5. Antonello Ferrari, Aldo Bergamasco, Michele Chiavarini, Samantha Johnson - Tenderness (Michele Chiavarini Remix)
Tenderness brings a lot of folks together. Antonello Ferrari, Aldo Bergamasco, Michele Chiavarini and  the vocal styling of Samantha Johnson united to ask for a little tenderness, it’s the best.

4. Monique Bingham, Black Coffee - Deep In The Bottom (of Africa)
Monique Bingham has been responsible for some of the most poignant house music of the past two decades. It's fitting then that Monique's album 'BEST OF THE LAST' showcases a collabo with the artist who's repping South African house to the world, Black Coffee.  This is Deep in the Bottom (of Africa)

3. Maritri - Angel In Disguise Libation Vocal (Ian Friday Remix)
Maritri is a California born, Brooklyn based multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter. Enjoy the beauty of her skills on the Ian Friday remix of Angel in Disguise. She will have you thinking she is talking about you.

Kings of Tomorrow makes a huge return with the KEWL Lounge’s penultimate tune of 2015 ‘Burn So Deep’, a single that calls upon the powerful yet soulful vocals of April. This is Sandy Rivera’s Deep Burn, a cut with a dubbier undertone that moulds with the emotive vocal from April, and is a tune that has a commanding presence.

Tony Momrelle's monumental album Keep Pushing was preceded with this stunning single, Pick Me Up. Pick Me Up swings upon an incredibly rich 'old-skool' soul cocktail of brass, guitars, backing melodies and Momrelle's incredibly pure lead delivery. This is the KEWL Lounge’s top tune of 2015 and the lyric will tell you why…

DJ LADY Phoenix
2015 Sounds in the Key of Lady P

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The tracks on this podcast are my picks from Ep's/Albums's dropped in 2015. It's musical gumbo with a mixture of Neo Soul, Nu Soul, Experimental Rap/Hip Hop, Alt Dance and so much more flavor to savor. *cheers* to the New Year ahead. Enjoy!

"2015 Top Ten Hip hop and R&B Jamz"

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Honorably mentions: 
J. Cole ~ G.O.M.D
Childish Gambino ~ Sober

10. Drake ~ Right Hand
  8. Jidenna Ft Kendrick Lamat ~ Classic man
  7. Chris Brown ~ Liquor
  5. Bryson Tiller ~ Don't
  2. Alessia Cara ~ Here
  1. Kendrick Lamar ~ Alright

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Favorite Songs of 2014

BSR RADIO DJs have been cooking in the lab coming up with their favorite Top 10 songs of 2014. We want to know what are some of your favorite songs of 2014! Drop it on our FaceBook page :

Honorable mention: You cannot ignore the most sung song in 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy

10. Ledisi - The Truth 
  9.  J. Cole - St. Tropez 
  8. Slakah the Beatchild - Adventure for 2
  7. Prince - Breakfast Can Wait
  6. Mali Music - Beautiful
  5. Eric Roberson - Mark On Me
  4. George Tandy - March
  3. Disclosure - Latch (feat. Sam Smith) 
  2. Mary J Blige -  Whole Damn Year / Doubt / Right Now / Therapy
  1. D'Angelo -  Betray My Heart

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DJ Miles 11Hour
The following are a few of DJ Miles' favorite songs from 2014 ...  there are more!

Maysa - Christmas Time Is Here
Ledisi - The Truth
Snarky Puppy - What About Me?
Freda Payne - I Just Have to Know
Will Downing - Too High
Zbonics & Greg Porter - She's Gone
Al Jerreau - Brazilian Love Affair
Raul Midon - If You Want Me To
Incognito - Stop Running Away
The Omar Hakim Experience - Listen Up!

Man....I had a hard time picking my top ten this year....But these songs are the ones that touched my soul the most or made me dance the hardest! DOWNLOAD and Enjoy!!

10. D' Angelo ~ Sugar Daddy 
Come back of the Year!!!

9. Miguel ~ Coffee 
My baby daddy at his best!

8. Sevyn Streeter ~ Next 
I think folks are sleeping on this chick right here!

7. Chris Brown ~ New Flame 
Even tho Mr. Brown had a crazy year personally, His music can't be touched

6. J Cole ~ Apparently 
Make the list every year cause he is the bomb!

5. Young Thug ~ Lifestyle 
People have been questioning Young thugs sexual lifestyle but this track is ok with me!

4. T.I. ~ About the money 
My anthem this year!!!

3. Beyoncé ~ Flawless (remix) 
Give it up for Queen Bey!!

2. Teedra Moses ~ All I ever wanted 
My 2nd Anthem of the year!!!

1. Tinashe ~ 2 on 
This song came out in January and people are still jumping it to it!

Favorite songs released in 2014 in no specific order:

D'Angelo - Til Its Done
Mary J Blige - Whole Damn Year
Melodie Nicholson -  Cologne
AB &14kt - message to my unknown love
Eric Lau & Taiwah - Favoruite Truth
Usher - Good Kisser
J Davey - Deadly

Saturday, September 20, 2014

WBSR Radio Playlist (September 20, 2014)

In 2014 we will keep our listeners updated on the tracks we add to the daily rotation on *Black Soul Rhythms Radio (WBSR-DR)*.  Songs from the following CD were added to our playlist on Saturday September 20, 2014. Let us know if there is something we should add!!

Taylorhyll is recognized as a prolific songwriter, creative vocalist and musician. She has over 25 years in the industry. Ms. Taylor has traveled to Hong Kong, South Wales, London, England, Cape Town, South Africa, Harare/Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Kazakhstan and three tours to Japan sharing her graceful touch as an accomplished pianist and vocalist. Taylorhyll has recorded 4 CD Projects and her 2012 single release of Xpression of Xoxo (love) climbed to #5 on the UK Soul Chart is seeing a resurgence in radio play. Taylor's passion for embracing different musical platforms, has been her heartbeat. “To have a great passion to write lyrics and music on various levels, R&B, neo-soul, gospel, pop and even dabbling in country keeps me relevant in this industry”. 

Taylorhyll Management 206-412-3232

Sunday, February 9, 2014

WBSR Radio Playlist - Pieces of A Dream (8 Feb 2014)

In 2014 we will keep our listeners updated on the tracks we add to the daily rotation on *Black Soul Rhythms Radio (WBSR-DR)*.  Songs from the following CD were added to our playlist on Saturday February 8, 2014. Let us know if there is something we should add!!

In The Moment (2013)

Pieces of a Dream 
In the Moment is the 2013 release from the veteran Jazz group Pieces of a Dream. Joined by superstar guitarist Rhon Lawrence and up and coming saxophonist Tony Watson Jr., the group has composed 10 brilliant originals that run the gamut from "in the pocket" R&B to the kind of sensuous Smooth Jazz jams that have made them legends. Lead producer and founding member James Lloyd, who has been a go to hit maker and accompanist for such artists as Mary J. Blige, BB King, Wayman Tisdale and others, is at the top of his game here with such highlights as the funky "Steppers 'D' Lite" and the romantic ballad "Misty Eyed". Additionally, co-founder Curtis Harmon's composition, the title track "In the Moment", is a joyful celebration of Pieces of a Dream's 20th album and their brilliant career.    ~~ Excerpt from Amazon Editorial Review 

James Lloyd and Curtis Harmon
James Lloyd is a true workaholic.  Being classically trained, he was first introduced to jazz at age 12. Other interests include cooking and martial arts. He is a performer, writer and producer. He has worked with the late, Wayman Tisdale, Walter Beasley, Najee, Alexander Zonjic, Nestor Torres, and Jeff Kashiwa.  You may also find James on CD's from Phyllis Hyman, Regina Belle, Loose Ends, Eddie Murphy, Ornette Coleman, and the late, great, Grover Washington Jr.

Curtis Harmon along with partner & bassist Bennie Sims, has also formed another musical group called "New Foundation". Displaying a style that borders jazzfunk and R&B, their new cd entitled "Goin Places" has its own personality that differs from the songs that Curt & Bennie have written for "Pieces". Goin Places also features the vocal artistry of vocalist Phil Perry. 

WBSR Review : 
Pieces of a Dream "In the Moment" 
3 out of 5 

FAVORITE tracks added to the Black Soul Rhythms Radio playlist are:  Ttyl (I'm Driving)  and New Jazz Swing.

CONTACT: For booking information, please call Dan Harmon at 215-882-0043 or 215-884-2268.  You may also call Bill Harmon at 215-669-2163.

FAN CLUB:   Become a member of the Dream Club and receive exclusive content from Pieces of A Dream and to get a FREE download of "No Assembly Required" from their No Assembly Required CD!


Saturday, January 11, 2014

WBSR Radio Playlist

In 2014 we will keep our listeners updated on the tracks we add to the daily rotation on Black Soul Rhythms Radio (WBSR-DR). The following songs were added to our playlist on Saturday January 11, 2014. Let us know if there is something we should add!!

Eric Roberson (affectionately known as"Erro" by friends and fans) is set to release two albums in 2014. The first album entitled, B-Sides, Features and Heartaches, is scheduled for release on February 4th, 2014 followed by his 9th studio album later in 2014.

The first single released off B-Sides, Features & Heartaches entitled "Anymore" was produced by Brett "Bdubb" Baker. Baker produced Roberson's two GRAMMY-Nominated songs "A Tale of Two" and "Still" from the Music Fan First album.

B-Sides, Features and Heartaches is a 13-track collection of unheard singles, features on other projects and 2 brand new songs. Some of the artists featured are: Angela Johnson, DJ Spinna, Les Nubians, Aaron Camper and more.
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"Make A Way" is the first single from Carmen Rodgers' highly anticipated forthcoming release 
Make A Way
Carmen and her co-writer Claudia Melton partnered with Grammy-Award winning Super Producer S-1& Caleb of SKP Productions
(who brought us Kanye West's "Power," songs from "Yeezus" & "Watch the Throne" and Beyonce's "Best Thing I Never Had").

"Make A Way" is available now digitally on Bandcamp and on iTunes, Amazon and everywhere digital music is sold on January 7, 2014. 

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From the man that brought you "The River" & "Beautiful", TopNotch/ Shanachie Entertainment recording artist
From his forthcoming and 3rd LP 

On,, and In Stores
February 18th, 2014
Courtesy of Shanachie Entertainment


Stay in contact with Noel 

Monday, December 30, 2013




BSR RADIO DJs have been cooking in the lab coming up with their favorite Top 10 songs of 2013. We want to know what are some of your favorite songs of 2013! Drop it on our FaceBook page :


5:00PM ET / 2:00PM slt  ::  DJ SUNNY LOVE
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM slt :::  DJ LADY P
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM slt  ::  DJ SHINE
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM slt ::   DJ NISA
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM slt ::   DJ KEWL
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM slt :: DJ MILES
11:00PM ET / 8:00PM slt :: DJ DIBOU

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See if you agree with our favorite picks:

  • Luke James - IOU
  • Phil Perry - You Belong To Me
  • Prince - Breakfast Can Wait 
  • Amel Larrieux - Berries & Cream 
  • Zo!  - Show Me The Way (feat. Anthony David & Carmen Rodgers) 
  •  Beyonce - Grown Woman 
  • Robert Glasper  - Let It Ride (feat. Norah Jones) 
  • Don-E  - Spiritual 
  • Emmavie - Fatal Attraction
  • KEM - Jesus

Honorable mention: I could not ignore the top selling single of 2013  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)”
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DJ MILES11THour (a.k.a. The Jazzologist)

A few of my favorite tracks released in 2013 ... in no particular order:
  • Chick Corea - Galaxy 32 Star 4
  • Maysa - Good Morning Sunrise 
  • Jose James - Its All Over Your Body
  • Lenny White - Wolfbane
  • Earth Wind & Fire - Turn It Into Something
  • Will Downing - Stuff I Like
  • Yellow Jackets - Can't We Elope
  • Wayne Shorter - S.S. Golden Mean
  • Spyro Gyra - Clubhouse Jam
  • Jeff Lorber Fusion - King Kong

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DJ SHINE (a.k.a. Sean Namori)
  • amel larrieux - afraid 
  • Joe - something for you 
  • Black radio 2 - what are we doing 
  • chrisette michelle - love wont  let me 
  • chante moore - talkin in my sleep 
  • avant - gratitude 
  • j warner - that feeling 
  • janelle monae - primetime 
  • rc& the gritz - leave me alone 
  • trumaine lamar - slow  motion 
  • salaam remi - makin it hard

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2013 was filled with hot albums from both and R&B and Hip Hop world. Tune in and compare your favorite songs from 2013 to WBSR's DJ Sunny Love's favorites.
  • Ace Hood ~ The Come up
    Great Hip hop Album. I Could have put a few songs in this List.
  • Racaugh ~ Better Be Good
    SO nice to hear a woman stand up and make a man do right! Follow suite ladies!!
  • J Cole ~ Power Trip
    Didn't I say Last year he was on the come up?
  • Sevyn Streeter ~ It won't stop
    New aged R&B love at it's finest
  • Jay Z ~ Ocean
    I almost left this off my list...but....I can't lie...I play the hell out of this song.
  • Ciara ~ I'm Out
    Man .... Ciara came out with the right song at the right time for me!
  • Beyoncé ~ Drunk in Love
    Thanks Beyoncé for making me drop a artist whom will remain nameless off the list. Ughhhh
  • E-40 ~ Episode
    Club Banger!!! Crowd loves this track!
  • Fantasia ~ Without Me
    Fantasia proved why she is one of the best with this track!
  • Janelle Monae ~ Q.U.E.E.N
    My 2013 in one song! How could I have pick any other song for number 1?

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DJ Dr KEWL (The KEWL Lounge)

Fresh out of Get Reel Studios, Dr. KEWL slides this year's best tunes between your ears! Uplifting, Soulful, & KEWL music made our bodies move all year long. With so many kewl tunes coming out in 2013 it was hard for him to decide which ones would make the top ten. So here now, from #10 to #1, is the top ear kandi played in the KEWL lounge in 2013. 
Check out the KEWLest Tunes of 2013

Tune into The KEWL Lounge simulcast every Wednesday night @ 10:00PM ET


DJ NISA is the voice of HipHop Fundamentals on BSR Radio ... you know her!! Check out her favorites from 2013. You will see she knows more than just hiphop!!

  • Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
  • Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake
  • I'm Out - Ciara
  • Power Trip - J. Cole
  • F*ckin' Problems - A$AP Rocky
  • Without Me - Fantasia
  • Wicked Games - The Weeknd
  • Backseat Freestyle - Kendrick Lamar
  • Next to Me - Emeli Sande
  • Thank You - Busta Rhymes ft. Q-tip

DJ LadyP 

  • Marie Dahlstrom - Floating           
  • Raheem DeVaughn - Pink Crush Velvet
  • Leela James - Say That ft. Anthony Hamilton
  • The Internet ft. NickyDavey - Timeless
  • Phonte feat. Focus & Sy Smith- Love Songs
  • Jesse Boykins III - Doing It Wrong
  • Ruth Koleva - What Am I Supposed To     
  • Rahsaan Patterson - Stronger than Pride
  • Carmen Rodgers - Make A Way
  • Debra Debs - Love Galore
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