Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Musiq Soulchild & Syleena Johnson - 9ine

Just got turned on to this reggae album 9ine from R&B singer Musiq Soulchild and Syleena Johnson. I have always been a big fan of R&B vocalists layin it down on some reggae beats so definitely had to check this album out. Acouple pretty good tracks including "never had" and "Feel The Fire (Dancehall Remix)". Wanted to share an excerpt from Musiq Soulchild about the album that I felt not only describes this album, but also many others being produced within the genre of reggae today. 

"Well the album just so happens to be categorized as reggae music because of the sound and the elements that we're using, the components and the arrangements and the cords. Anybody can listen to it and they can obviously tell that that it's part of the standard of music that is classified as reggae. But I think that, if I can speak for Syleena, we both entered into this project to make good music. It just so happened that we were making reggae music but our message is always the same. It's about love, it's about communication, it's about getting along with one another—not only in a relationship, but also as people, interacting with each other as human beings and just being uplifting and inspiring and also having a good time with life.

And if you are unfamiliar with Musiq Soulchild, make sure to check out one of my favorite tracks "Just Friends" from him down below!