Janet Jackson Drops ‘Burn It Up’ with Missy Elliott

September 25th, 2015

In case there was any doubt – Janet Jackson sends us a reminder today that she is back in a BIG way!! After announcing the title of her new album, ‘Unbreakable‘ (set for release 2nd October) a couple of months ago, she has embarked on her world tour and brought us tracks ‘No Sleeeep‘ and ‘Unbreakable‘.

The third single from the forthcoming new album, ‘Burn It Up‘ hears Janet on more of a dance vibe, teaming up with Missy Elliott and with a Naughty Boy remix of the track already in the pipeline. Whilst the more soulful fans will no doubt prefer ‘No Sleeeep‘ to this, the track is undeniably infectious and proof of Miss Jackson’s versatility, plus it feels so good to hear Missy killing it on a new track!!

Check ‘Burn It Up‘ below and buy it on Itunes here.


Janet Jackson feat Missy Elliott – Burn It Up

Sinead Harnett Interview & Mi Soul Acoustic session

September 10th, 2015

Hey Soulsters,

I’m a massive fan of Sinead Harnett who’s voice can be heard on future classics from Snakehips, Disclosure and her own killer cut “She Aint Me”

S.H came by Mi Soul to grace us with an interview giving us a heads up on what’s to come on the forthcoming album (as yet untitled) as well as performing two Xclusive acoustic tracks, current single “Do It Anyway” and the fantastic “Dollar Bill”

Can’t wait to catch Sinead perform at XOYO October 14th 2015
In the meantime…Check the interview HEREĀ 

And enjoy this superb version “Do It Anyway” Original version out now!!

Let Foreign Exchange Take You to ‘The Land of Milk and Honey’

August 14th, 2015

The powerhouse that is Phonte and Nicolay aka The Foreign Exchange are back with a new album entitled, ‘Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey‘ set for release on August 21st. This new project sees soul singer Carmen Rogers joining the group as well as long term collaborator Zo! and vocalist Tamisha Waden.

Arguably their most eclectic album to date, ‘Tales‘ explores throwback sounds, stepper vibes and even dips into some house on, ‘Asking For a Friend‘. This is not the typical sound we are used to from FE, but it is a nod to the ever evolving genre of RnB and proves that they can maintain relevancy over their 10 year career.

Moments of brilliance come from, ‘Body‘ and ‘As Fast As You Can‘ with vocals from Carmen and Phonte complimenting each other beautifully and ‘Face In the Reflection‘ shines lyrically, reminding us that these guys really can do it all!

Click here for an EXCLUSIVE first listen in full to the album and watch the video below for the first single, ‘Asking For a Friend.


First Listen to the Debut Dornik Album!!

August 5th, 2015


Singer / Songwriter / Musician Dornik has been lighting up the UK RnB scene for the past year, dropping distinctive soulful cuts such as, ‘Something About You, ‘Drive‘ and ‘Second Thoughts‘. After beginning his career as a drummer for Jessie Ware, Dornik has launched himself as a credible artist attracting fandom from the likes of Pharrell Williams and Questlove and performing at all the top festivals this summer including Wildlife and Glastonbury. He also recently joined Ronnie Herel on The BIG RnB Show on Mi Soul for his FIRST EVER radio interview!

His debut album drops this Friday, 07th August but you can stream it early via the Red Bull link below. The album has some serious talent behind it, co-produced by Grammy Winner Pop Wansel who has worked with all the biggest names in RnB and hip hop including Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott and Mary J Blige and mixed by fellow Grammy award winner Russ Elevado who happened to mix a little album by D’Angelo called Voodoo!

The album is flawless, eclectic soul and with Dornik boasting co-writing and co-producing credits for this debut project, it’s clear that this self-entitled album is just the beginning.

Click here to listen and you can pre-order ‘Dornik’ now!


Raleigh Ritchie and Teedra Moses Join Ronnie Herel For The BIG RnB Show on Mi Soul!!

August 1st, 2015

Fresh from delivering exclusive cuts from the forthcoming Teedra Moses album, ‘Cognac and Conversation‘ on last week’s The BIG RnB Show, next Monday (03rd August) Ronnie will be in conversation with two soulful sensations!!!

UK talent Raleigh Ritchie will be live in the Mi Soul studio talking to Ronnie about his new single, ‘Bloodsport‘ and his forthcoming debut album. Raleigh Ritchie, an insanely talented singer / songwriter / producer and actor has 3 critically acclaimed EP’s under his belt, including collaborations with Plan B, The Internet and Little Simz. He was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ at last year’s MOBO awards and was personally requested by Kendrick Lamar to support him on his 2013 UK tour, check out his new single below.

Also in conversation with Ronnie on next week’s show will be the young lioness Teedra Moses, who will be revealing all about her new album that us RnB fans have been waiting over ten years to hear!!

As well as being joined by these two very special guests, Ronnie will be bringing you all the essential new RnB tracks you need to know about, so make sure you lock into Mi Soul radio online or on DAB Monday night 9pm – midnight!


Raleigh Ritchie – ‘Bloodsport 2015′

The BIG RnB Show EXCLUSIVE: First Listen of NEW Teedra Moses Album!

July 23rd, 2015

It’s been a long wait of over 10 years for us RnB fans but Teedra Moses is back in a BIG way with her brand new album, Cognac and Conversation set to drop on August 7th.

If that’s too long for you to wait, get locked into The BIG RnB Show with Ronnie Herel on Mi Soul on Monday 27th July at 9pm, when Ronnie will be spinning EXCLUSIVE cuts from the new album, which features collaborations with the likes of Raphael Saadiq, Rick Ross and Anthony Hamilton.

To be one of the first to hear this highly anticipated album, just click this link: >www.misoul.com or tune your London DAB radio to Mi Soul, you do not want to miss this show!!


Teedra Moses feat Anthony Hamilton – That One

Killer Soulful Collabo – Teedra Moses feat Anthony Hamilton: That One

July 7th, 2015

Getting fans ready and hyped for her long awaited sophomore album entitled, ‘Cognac & ConversationTeedra Moses has just dropped a hot new track featuring RnB legend Anthony Hamilton.

The track entitled, ‘The One‘ is a perfect blend of the two artists’ distinctive soulful voices and is grown, sophisticated RnB at its best!! The new album set for release on August 7th, is available for pre-order on iTunes and if you order it now you get this track for free!!

Click the link below to listen:


Teedra Moses feat Anthony Hamilton: ‘That One’

Bad Boy Records Reunite to TEAR UP the BET Awards!

June 29th, 2015

There was a time when Bad Boy Records were the hottest thing in Hip Hop and RnB with the likes of Biggie, Mase, Lil Kim, Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, 112 and of course Puffy/Diddy all dropping killer tracks that were storming the charts globally. The influence of the music that came from this collection of artists should not be underestimated and it could be argued that they created that Hip Hop / RnB bridge sound that we now know and love from the likes of Drake and Tinashe.

With the arrival of Neo-Soul in the late 90′s and the rising emphasis on the need for ‘real’ music with a more organic sound, along with a lot of personal problems in the lives of the Bad Boy artists, there was a rapid decline in hits, despite efforts to try and re-launch New Edition and re-vamp 112.

Rewind a few years later to last night and Diddy storms onto the BET Awards stage to remind everyone what they’ve been missing!! With a killer 10 minute tribute that saw 112, Mase, Faith Evans, Lil Kim, French Montana, Jadakiss and Pharrell performing with unmatchable energy and conviction the Bad Boy camp definitely grabbed the attention of everyone at home and in the audience (who were seriously hyped!)

There’s always a risk with throwback performances that artists might just end up proving that their time is over, luckily this was the complete opposite! Everyone looked good, sounded great and even Lil Kim was back in full force bursting up from nowhere and owning the stage. But this reunion wasn’t just about nostalgia, it serves as a reminder that Bad Roy Records made INCREDIBLE music that still sounds fresh and with the last track being a forthcoming one from Pharrell and Diddy, lets hope that Bad Boy Entertainment are coming back to conquer once again!

Click Here to Watch the Full Bad Boy Performance!


Janet Jackson Drops Hot NEW Single: ‘No Sleep’

June 22nd, 2015

Now THIS is how you start a week right – with incredible new music from RnB royalty!!

Yes the legendary Janet Jackson is back with her new single, ‘No Sleep‘ taken from her forthcoming album (her first in seven years!) entitled, ‘Conversations In a Cafe‘.

Seductive and soulful with playful lyrics and a catchy hook, ‘No Sleep‘ sees Janet back where she belongs – with Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis on production. The single is available from midnight (23rd June) and coincides with the announcement of her ‘Unbreakable‘ world tour.

Welcome back Janet Jackson , you have been missed!!!


Janet Jackson – No Sleep

Check Phonte & ‘The Music Snobs’ Hilarious & Informative Debate On Jodeci & the 90′S RnB Scene!

May 26th, 2015

Most of us RnB fans love to debate who’s the best in the game, who’s had the most seminal album and who has been most influential in the scene! In light of the recent Jodeci comeback Phonte (of Foreign Exchange / Little Brother) joins podcast crew ‘The Music Snobs,‘ to debate all of the above and in particular, Jodeci’s impact on the landscape of RnB.

Phonte and The Music Snob’s all seriously know their stuff when it comes to RnB! They talk about how they feel Jodeci switched it up with Phonte claiming that they made, ‘RnB acceptable for men’, they discuss the genius production skills of DeVante and Al B Sure and ask the all important question, is the Jodeci comeback a good idea?

But these music gurus don’t just discuss Jodeci, they go on to talk about the greatest one hit wonders of all time and share stories behind their music memories. Phonte is hilarious and full of passion as always and I would challenge any RnB fan not to be laughing and wanting to join the debate after the first couple of minutes!

Clink the link below to enjoy and leave your comments on Jodeci’s impact, whether or not they should have returned and who is the all time greatest RnB one hit wonder!!


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