R&B and Soul

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Relationships, Badu delivered a highly intimate and personal album that reached Platinum two months after it's release. MAMA'S GUN features substantial contributions from several members of the Soulquarians outfit, of which Badu was a member. It also features guests such as Soul singer Betty Wright and trumpeter Roy Hargrove. The album contains the single 'Bag Lady' which, with it's colorful, artsy music video, shot to #1 on the R&B charts, and also into the Top 10 on the Billboard charts. 'Bag Lady' was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and for Best R&B Song. Also the song 'Didn't Cha Know' was nominated for Best R&B Song.
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Mary J. Blige

What's The 411? [LP]

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Double vinyl LP pressing. What's the 411? is the debut album by R&B artist Mary J. Blige, released on July 28, 1992 by Uptown Records and MCA Records. Upon being signed to Uptown Records, she began working with record producer Puff Daddy. The album spawned six singles, including "You Remind Me" and "Real Love". The album peaked at #6 on the US Billboard 200 and topped the Top R&B/hip-hop albums chart. The album eventually sold 3.4 million copies and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. It received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who noted Blige's strong, soulful voice. She was also praised for combining hip hop and soul music, subsequently earning her the title Queen of Hip Hop Soul.
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Double white vinyl LP pressing with booklet and digital download. Embrya is the second studio album released by Grammy-award Winning R&B artist Maxwell released on June 28th, 1998 following his groundbreaking debut album Urban Hang Suite. As on his 1996 debut album Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite, he collaborated with record producer and Sade collaborator Stuart Matthewman. A neo soul album, Embrya features heavy basslines, string arrangements, and an emphasis on groove over melodies. It has themes of love and spirituality. Along with fellow musicians D'Angelo and Erykah Badu, Maxwell has been credited with helping to shape what has been termed the "neo soul" movement that rose to prominence during the late 1990s.
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Maxwell

blackSUMMERS'night [Vinyl]

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Grammy winning soul icon Maxwell's new album is blackSUMMERS'night, and is the second installment of a musical trilogy that kicked off 7 years ago with the acclaimed BLACKsummers'night. That prior album debuted at #1, earned two Grammy Awards along with platinum-plus sales status, and set the stage for this ambitious follow-up. The first single from blackSUMMERS'night, "Lake By The Ocean," has made major waves at radio and drawn widespread critical acclaim. The sultry track has been praised by Rolling Stone, Spin, and others (' a slow and finely crafted love ballad that makes the most of Maxwell's absolutely stunning vice…' hailed Yahoo.) The singer/songwriter recorded the new album in New York over the last several years with longtime collaborator/co-producer Hod David, and many of the same renowned musicians he's worked with throughout his career. seminal 1996 debut album, Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite, is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and remains enthusiastically commemorated by the music press. The album was credited for redefining classic soul, and earned Maxwell his first Grammy nominations, double platinum status and RIAA gold for the single, "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)." The platinum albums Embrya (1998) and Now (2001) followed. 2009's BLACKsummers'night debuted at #1, and was universally welcomed as the inaugural offering of Maxwell's trilogy, winning two Grammys including Best R&B Album. To date, Maxwell has achieved 13 gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA.
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D'Angelo

Brown Sugar [Limited Edition White Vinyl]

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Brown Sugar is the debut album from D'Angelo, released on July 3, 1995. Brown Sugar features a fusion of contemporary R&B and traditional soul music, along with elements of funk, quiet storm, and hip hop music. Upon its release, Brown Sugar received acclaim from music critics and earned D'Angelo several accolades. In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of this classic album UMe will be reissuing it back on vinyl for this first time in almost 10 years, on limited edition white vinyl.
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D'Angelo

Voodoo [Vinyl]

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15 year anniversary edition vinyl of D'Angelo's classic sophomore album, 'Voodoo'. The album features an extensive line-up of musicians associated with the Soulquarians musical collective. Produced primarily by D'Angelo, 'Voodoo' features a loose, groove-based funk sound and serves as a departure from the more conventional song structure of his debut album, Brown Sugar. In celebration of the album's 15 year anniversary, this classics has been reissued as a deluxe vinyl version of 'Voodoo' on colored vinyl.
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D'Angelo

Black Messiah [Vinyl]

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D’Angelo surprises us all with the release of his first album in nearly 15 years, Black Messiah. The follow-up to 2000′s Voodoo marks the long-awaited return of R&B’s prodigal son. Now Available on Vinyl!
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Miguel

Kaleidoscope Dream

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Double vinyl LP pressing. 2012 sophomore album from the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter. Coming off of two #1 R&B singles and a near gold debut on his breakthrough album All I Want Is You, Miguel is poised for continued success. Kaleidoscope Dream takes him down a new path of musical exploration with groundbreaking cutting edge precision. Features production from Salaam Remi, Pop & Oak and Jerry Wonda amongst others.
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Solange

When I Get Home [LP]

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When I Get Home is the new album from Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles. This release represents the next phase in Solange's evolution as an artist, and is the follow up to her critically acclaimed 2016 album A Seat at the Table. The album is an exploration of origin. It asks the question how much of ourselves do we bring with us versus leave behind in our evolution. The artist returned to Third Ward Houston to answer this. When I Get Home was written, performed, and executive produced by Solange, and includes contributions from Tyler, the Creator, Chassol, Playboi Carti, Standing on the Corner, Panda Bear, Devin the Dude, The-Dream, and more. It also features samples from Third Ward's own Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, poet Pat Parker, and Scarface.

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The Weeknd

After Hours [2LP]

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The Weeknd's latest chapter via XO/Republic Records, After Hours, features global hits like "Heartless" and "Blinding Lights". Filtering R&B, pop, and hip-hop through an ambitious widescreen lens, quietly took over popular music and culture on his own terms. As a result, the multi-platinum two-time GRAMMY® Award winner has emerged as one of the most successful and significant artists of the 21st century. Double LP Set housed in gatefold jacket packaging.
The Weeknd - After Hours [2LP]
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