Missy' Elliot with Sista (and Devante) NJS4E: And then what happened? I think people just couldn't deal with it anymore - the negativity, DeVante changing, working long hours and having nothing to show for it in terms of records and labels offering record deals. It just made more sense at the time to leave, before it could get any worse. By that point Sista had already … [Read more...] about Da Bassment: Susan Weems (of Sugah) Pt 3.
1991’s "I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)" by Hi-Five commences with a gentle "boom" and is followed by four claps beautifully adorned with melodic (and peacefully deliberate) percussive elements. Next up, a number of crystalline, angelic sounding voices briefly cry out, "I," as the breezy tune confidently lifts off the ground. While gifted lead singer Tony Thompson riffs over … [Read more...] about The Melody Maker: Bernard Belle