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The Review: Coffee by Kelly Rowland

May 7, 2020 @ 11:30 am

"Coffee" is a song recorded by American singer Kelly Rowland. It released on April 17, 2020 by Rowland's own label KTR Records and Roc Nation's Equity Distribution. We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: Coffee by Kelly Rowland

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The Review: Not Loving You by Mary J. Blige

April 14, 2020 @ 5:16 pm

In 2014, Mary J. Blige released "Not Loving You" from her album, The London Sessions. We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review. 

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Credit: Not Loving You - Mary J. Blige

Image: Los Angeles Times 

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The Review: Higher by Rihanna

March 31, 2020 @ 3:36 pm

"Higher" is a song recorded by Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti (2016). We review the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review.

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Credit: Rihanna - Higher

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The Review: Cater 2 U by Destiny’s Child

September 10, 2019 @ 1:06 pm

In 2005, Destiny's Child released Cater 2 U as the fourth and final singled from their fourth studio album, Destiny Fulfilled. Are the lyrics of the song still relevant in today's world? Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the song on this episode of Shades of Us: The Review. 

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Credit: Cater 2 U by Destiny's Child

Image: Dallas Culture Map

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The Review: Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready) by Alicia Keys

August 13, 2019 @ 1:10 pm

We go all the way back to when Alicia Keys wrote a song as an ode to doing the unthinkable when you are in love. The song is off her fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom, which was released in 2009. 

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Credit: Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready) by Alicia Keys

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The Review: Please Me by Cardi B and Bruno Mars

March 5, 2019 @ 12:05 pm

In their second song together, Cardi B and Bruno Mars deliver a sensual song titled, Please Me. We discuss the song on this Shades of Us: The Review episode. 

 

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Credit: Please Me by Cardi B and Bruno Mars

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The Review: Oyi by 2baba featuring HI Idibia

January 8, 2019 @ 12:54 pm

A review of 2baba's 2019 single, Oyi. In this one, he features his brother, HI Idibia. 

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Credit: Oyi by 2baba featuring HI Idibia

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The Review: Miss Independent by Neyo

October 2, 2018 @ 10:09 am

We review Miss Independent, the second single off Neyo's album, Year of the Gentleman, on this episode of The Review

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Credit: Neyo's Miss Independent

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The Review: Love on the Brain by Rihanna

November 29, 2017 @ 6:34 am

A Review of Rihanna's Love on he Brain off her 8th Studio Album, Anti. 

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Credit: Love on the Brain by Rihanna

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