We remember Roger Troutman. ‘Zapp Papa’

This day (April 25, 1999), in Dayton, Ohio, died Roger Troutman, the lead singer of the band Zapp.Digest Tracklist : California Love (1998) . More Bounce (1998) . So Ruff, So Tuff (1998) . Computer Love (1989) . I Can Make You Dance (1989) . The Talkbox (1987) . Tracklist : So Ruff, So Tuff . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Do It Roger . I Want To Be Your Man . A Chunk Of Sugar . Maxx Axe .…

This week In Soul Artists 17/52

The Neville Brothers, James Brown, Parliament Funkadelic, Narada Michael Walden, The Brothers Johnson, George Benson, Zapp Band, The Temptations, Luther Vandross, Billy Paul, Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton

Bad Boy / Arista Record publish Notorious B.I.G.’s second and final album : ‘Life After Death’ (1997)

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Life After Death' is his second and final studio album released on March 25, 1997 by Bad Boy / Arista Records, sixteen days after his deathTrack Listing : 1.Life After Death Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan) - 01:39 . . 2.Somebody'S Gotta Die (Christopher Wallace, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Anthony Hester) - 04:26 . . 3.Hypnotize…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°325 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Madonna, Jakie Quartz, Joan Armatrading, New Edition, Simply Red, John Farnham, Breathe, Judas Priest, Fiction Factory, The Communards, Roger Troutman, Bourgeois TaggThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (10/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'L'Amour…

Charlie Wilson releases his fifth album : ‘Just Charlie’ featuring ‘You Are’ (2010)

Charlie Wilson's 'Just Charlie' feat. 'You Are' is his fifth studio album released on December 3, 2010 by Jive.Track Listing : 1.My Girl Is A Dime (Carl M. Days Jr., Charlie Wilson, Dennis Bettis, Mahin Wilson, Wirlie Morris) - 03:48 . 2.You Are (Carl M. Days Jr., Charlie Wilson, Dennis Bettis, Mahin Wilson, Wirlie Morris) - 04:10 . 3.I Wanna Be Your Man (Larry Troutman, Roger Troutman) - 03:57 .…

Death Row publish Snoop Dogg’s second album : ‘Tha Doggfather’ (1996)

Snoop Dogg's 'Tha Doggfather' is his second studio album released on November 12, 1996, by Death Row / Interscope Records. Track Listing : 1.Intro - 00:46 . 2.Doggfather (Calvin Broadus Jr., Delmar Arnaud) - 03:57 . 3.Ride 4 Me (Calvin Broadus Jr., Ralph Aiken, Tyrone Crum, Keith Harrison, Robert Neal Jr., Roger Parker, Clarence Satchell) - 01:01 . 4.Up Jump Tha Boogie (Calvin Broadus Jr.,…

OutKast release their fifth album : ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below,’ a double album featuring ‘Hey Ya!’ and ‘The Way You Move’ (2003)

OutKast's 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' feat. 'Hey Ya!' and 'The Way You Move' is their fifth studio album released as a double album on September 23, 2003, by LaFace Records.Track Listing : Speakerboxxx . 1.Intro - 01:29 . . 2.Ghetto Musick (André Benjamin, Antwan Patton, Kenny Gamble, Bunny Sigler) - 03:56 . . 3.Unhappy (Antwan Patton, David Sheats) - 03:19 . 4.Bowtie (Antwan Patton, Patrick…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48 . 2.Family Reunion (Catero Colbert, Rod Temperton) - 04:18 . 3.Show Me the Love (Steve Lukather, Marcus Miller, David Paich) - 04:16 . 4.A Telephone Call Away (Bill Withers) - 05:54 . 5.Someday We'll…

Usher releases his third album : ‘8701’ featuring ‘U Remind Me’ ‘U Got It Bad’ (2001)

Usher '8701' is his third studio album released on August 7, 2001 by Arista Records. Track Listing : 1.Intro-Lude 8701 (Usher Raymond Iv) - 00:44 . 2.U Remind Me (Anita Mccloud, Edmund "Butter" Clement) - 04:26 . 3.I Don'T Know) (Pharrell Williams, Drayton Goss) - 04:26 . 4.Twork It Out (Raymond Iv, James Harris Iii, Lewis) - 04:42 . 5.U Got It Bad (Raymond Iv, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox) -…

‘Zapp’ is their self-titled debut album, co-produced With Bootsy Collins (1998)

'Zapp' is their self-titled debut album co-produced by Bootsy Collins and released on July 28, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.More Bounce To The Ounce (Roger Troutman) - 09:25 . 2.Freedom (Roger Troutman) - 03:48 . 3.Brand New Player (Roger Troutman) - 05:51 . 4.Funky Bounce (Roger Troutman) - 06:46 . 5.Be Alright (Roger Troutman) - 07:52 . 6.Coming Home (Roger Troutman) - 06:34 Musicians…

A Suite of Freedoms

From 'Driva' Man' to 'Freedom Swing Song' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz and More' tunes around the theme of 'Max Roach's "We Insist! Freedom Now Suite"'. It has Laura Lee, Max Roach (feat. Abbey Lincoln), Michel Camillo & Tomatito, Amalia Rodrigues and many more.

2Pac’s ‘Me Against the World’ is his third album on Interscope (1995)

2Pac's 'Me Against the World' is his third studio album recorded in 1994 and released on March 14, 1995 by Interscope. Track Listing : 1.Intro (2Pac) - 00:00 . 2.If I Die 2Nite (2Pac, Easy Mo Bee) - 04:02 . . 3.Me Against The World (2Pac, Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph, Leon Ware) - 04:38 . . 4.So Many Tears (2Pac, E. Baker, Eric Baker, Greg Jacobs, Stevie Wonder) -…

2Pac releases his fourth album : ‘All Eyez on Me’ featuring ‘I Love L.A.’How Do U Want It’ and ‘California Love’ (1996)

2Pac's 'All Eyez on Me' feat. 'California Love' is his fourth studio album released on February 13, 1996 by Death Row Records and Interscope Records.Track Listing : 1.Ambitionz Az A Ridah (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:39 . 2.All About U (2Pac, Larry Blackmon, Calvin Broadus, Nathaniel Hale, Johnny Jackson, Bruce Washington) - 04:37 . 3.Skandalouz (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:09 . 4.Got My…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°193 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Beyoncé, The Game, Macy Gray, Roger Toutman, T.I., Jermaine Dupri, Aaliyah, Sisqo, Noisettes, Ideal, Sean Paul, P. DiddyThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (39/52) BUT ... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Beyoncé . Broken Hearted Girl Lyrics…