Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 998

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Editorial STUFF

Blues and Soul is here for one reason; to bring you the best of what the music industry has to offer, all in one place. Stay tuned for our take on the latest news, reviews, features and live shows, sprinkled with the odd free podcast! You'll soon see there's only one bookmark you'll ever need... www.bluesandsoul.com. Destination music.B&S

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STAX RECORDS: STAX OF MEMORIES

Arguably second only to Motown as an iconic soul label, Stax celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To coincide with the release of a new 2-CD set, âSweet Soul Music / The Best Of Stax,â B&S talks to legand Isaac Hayes...

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J Caspa Codina

INTRODUCING: J CASPA CODINA

His styles are as numerous as monikers. B&S gets inside the diverse world of J Caspa Codina...

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Osunlade

SPOTLIGHT ON: OSUNLADE

Osunlade from Earth via NYC... has just released 'Elements Beyond' on the Strictly Rhythm imprint. B&S gets the downlow...

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Lloyd

LLOYD: HAVE MERCY!

Hip hop sensibilities covered with smooth R&B vocals. This is the formula that Lloyd is expecting to bring rich dividends. And he might just be right....

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PHAROAHE MONCH: SPLIT PERSONALITY

An artist who can claim to have let his mind float in a mythical âpool of geniusâ is New York MC and hip hop trailblazer, Pharoahe Monch. B&S takes a trip...

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Mutya Buena

MUTYA: REAL DEAL

When Mutya Buena decided to bounce from the Sugababes, it wasnât because the original memberâs musical tastes indicated she was really an R&B chick at heart and could no longer stomach the saccharine offerings they churned out so c

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Mutya Buena

MUTYA: REAL DEAL

When Mutya Buena decided to bounce from the Sugababes, it wasnât because the original memberâs musical tastes indicated she was really an R&B chick at heart and could no longer stomach the saccharine offerings they churned out so c

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DJ Mesto

SPIN DOCTORS: DJ MESTO

Italian deckmaster DJ Mesto is no stranger to diversity. Although he made his name spinning R&B, hip hop and dancehall, heâs since diversified into another specialised, but highly popular and energy-laden genre â reggaeton.

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Epiphany

T-PAIN: Epiphany

Backed by Akon, Tallahassee native T-Pain is the rapper-turned-singer both loved and hated by the R&B community...

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Motown

VARIOUS ARTISTS: Motown Remixed Vol. 2

Sacrilege, trashing the memory of the originals and smacking of cash-in, or doing what record companies should do: making money by exploiting their catalogue?

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