Mila J & Future Dropped a Freaky Sex Heater, Also An Ode to Jodeci

As most sane people know, Jodeci’s “Freek’N You” is one of the best sex jams of all time. I’m not sure if this in fact is a case for Future’s sanity (he messed things up with Ciara, for god’s sake) but at least here, in the presence of Mila J, we know he still possesses a modicum of reason. On “Freaknic,” the duo… » 6/11/15 7:00pm 6/11/15 7:00pm

Jodeci's First Release in 18 Years Is an Anti-Domestic Violence Song

Of all the classic R&B groups of the '90s, Jodeci is one of the most influential and beloved: the Southern kings of New Jack Swing who went on to become individual stars in their own right, the sound of the quartet harmonizing was and is 100% silk. And now, 20 years after their last album (the excellent The Show, The… » 12/22/14 3:15pm 12/22/14 3:15pm

P.O.V.: What Happened to All Of the Slow Jam R&B Songs?

P.O.V. stands for point of view. P.O.V. stands for penis (Rich Juzwiak of Gawker has one, to pick a not at all random example) or vagina (and I've got one). P.O.V. stands for pork or veal, but this column is not about food or getting mad about animals confined to living short lives in boxes. It's about music. » 7/22/14 3:00pm 7/22/14 3:00pm