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New R&B Releases: September 2008 Albums To Watch

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New R&B Releases: September 2008 Albums To Watch

9. Spanish Fly 10. Still I Believe 11. Sing to Me 12. One More Tomorrow Still Unforgettable Artist: Natalie Cole 1. Walkin’ My Baby Back Home(w/Nat King Cole) 2. Come Rain Or Come Shine 3. Coffee Time 4. Somewhere Along The Way 5. You Go To My Head 6. Nice ‘N’ Easy 7. Why Don’t You Do Right? 8. Here’s That Rainy Day 9. But Beautiful 10. Lollipops And Roses 11. The Best Is Yet To Come 12. Something’s Gotta Give 13. Until The Real Thing Comes Along 14. It’s All Right With Me 15. How Do You Keep The Music Playing Timeless Artist: Kenny Lattimore * Tracklisting unavailable at this time. Timeless finds Lattimore reaching into the past to apply his interpretive abilities to a compelling set of familiar and “not-so-familiar”material drawn from a wide range of sources from the worlds of pop, R&B, rock and jazz. Delivering equally impassioned performances of songs by Marvin Gaye, Terence Trent D’Arby, Elton John and Stevie Wonder, Timeless is possibly the most personal musical statement Kenny Lattimore has ever made. September 16, 2008 R&B Album Releases Raphael Saadiq, known for his stint with Tony!, Toni!, Tone!, will release his new album “The Way I See It” on the 16th. The effort, which is Saadiq’s fourth album, features a duet with Joss Stone as well as iconic performer Stevie Wonder. In addition to Saadiq’s highly anticipated release, there is another R&B crooner who just might make that #1 spot on Billboard with his uberly anticipated third album“Year of the Gentleman” album…. and his name is Ne-Yo. “Year of the Gentleman” features the hot tracks “Miss Independent” and “Closer” in addition to a bevy of fresh pop and R&B flavored tracks. The Way I See It Artist: Raphael Saadiq 1. Sure Hope You Mean It 2. 100 Yard Dash 3. Keep Marchin’ 4. Big Easy featuring The Infamous Young Spodie and the Rebirth Brass Band 5. Just One Kiss featuring Joss Stone 6. Love That Girl 7. Calling 8. Staying In Love 9. Oh Girl 10. Let’s Take A Walk 11. Never Give You Up featuring Stevie Wonder and CJ 12. Sometimes 13. Oh Girl (Remix featuring Jay-Z) Year of the Gentleman Artist: Ne-Yo 1. Lullaby 2. Closer 3. It’s You 4. Don’t Go 5. Miss Independent 6. Let’s Just Be Friends 7. Know What I’m Talking About (featuring Nas & Jay-Z) 8. In Luv 9. Breakin’ Up 10. Stop This World 11. So You Can Cry 12. Not Perfect 13. What’s the Matter 14. Feels Better (featuring Talib Kweli) 15. Somebody Dumb 16. What I Feel September 23rd Album Releases – Pop/R&B As if the 16th wasn’t hot enough, there are three releases set for September 23rd including Jazmine Sullivan’s J Records debut “Fearless.” Sullivan, an established songwriter, penned every song on her twelve track album including the hit single “Need U Bad” In addition to Sullivan’s debut, R&B crooner Joe marks his return with “New Man,” the first of two new albums he has on tap between now and 2009. After a recent “tell all” session with Eurweb, regarding his adventures with R.Kelly and him sabotaging his career, Joe is eager to prove himself with ‘New Man,’ released through Kedar Entertainment. Last but not least, The Pussycat Dolls return with “Doll Domination,” the follow up to their multi-platinum disc “PCD” which featured numerous hit singles including “Buttons,” “Don’t Cha” and “Beep.” Fearless Artist: Jazmine Sullivan 1 Bust Your Windows (produced by Salaam Remi) 2 Need U Bad (produced by Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott , co-produced by Lamb) 3 My Foolish Heart (produced by Ivan “Orthodox” Barias & Carvin “Ransum” Haggins ) 4 Lions, Tigers and Bears (produced by Salaam Remi) 5 Call Me Guilty (produced by Salaam Remi) 6 One Night Stand (Produced by Fisticuffs) 7 After The Hurricane (Produced by Stargate) 8 Live A Lie (produced by Salaam Remi) 9 Dream Big (produced by Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott, co-produced by Lamb) 10 Switch! (Produced by Jack Splash) 11 Fear (Produced by Dirty Harry) 12 In Love With Another Man (Produced by Anthony Bell, Co-Produced by Jazmine Sullivan Doll Domination The Pussycat Dolls 1.When I Grow Up 2.Bottle Pop 3.In Person 4.Whatever Happens 5.Psycho 6.Away 7.I Hate This Part 8.Barely Breathe 9.Fly the World 10.If I Were a Man 11.Watchamacallit 12. Out Of This Club ft. R. Kelly New Man Artist: Joe 1. E.R. 2. By Any Means 3. Why Just be Friends 4. We Need To Roll 5. Man In Your Life 6. I Won t Let Him Hurt You 7. New Man 8. Start Over Again 9. Sorry 10. Heart behind My Eyes 11. Chameleon 12. Friends Don t Let Friends 13. Special Friends 14. Magic 15. Sex Girl 16. Wanna Be Your Lover September 30, 2008 R&B Releases Wrapping up a full month, Robin Thicke and Jennifer Hudson are slated to release their highly anticipated albums “Something Else” and “Jennifer Hudson” on the 30th . Thicke, who earned major respect with the album “The Evolution of Robin Thicke” seems to be on track to double up with his latest single “Magic” while Hudson who already has an Oscar for her role as “Effie White” in Dreamgirls has to prove that she can be a successful recording artist beyond the shadow of “Effie & ‘And I Am Telling You”….. can she do it ? Something Else Artist: Robin Thicke * Tracklisting unavailable at this time. Led by the hit single “Magic,” Thicke describes the new album as a cross between “classic Philly Motown and ‘70s black disco meeting the creativity of the Beatles and Bob Dylan.” “I felt like a lot of stuff out there sounded the same. Plus, there are a lot of things going on in the world with the recession and the war. It made me feel like everybody really just needed something new, something else,” says the Platinum-selling singer/songwriter “It’s time for a change and there is hope for everyone.” Jennifer Hudson Artist: Jennifer Hudson * Tracklisting unavailable at this time. “Jennifer Hudson” – the album, features “Jesus Promised Me a Home Over There” — a gospel tribute to the singer’s days in the church choir — and “You Pull Me Through,” a track that Diane Warren penned for Hudson’s lung-busting balladeer side. The album will also include the classic “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from “Dreamgirls” and “All Dressed in Love” from the recent “Sex and the City” soundtrack. Besides Warren, the collaborators on the album include Ludacris, Robin Thicke, Rock City, Timbaland, Tank and the Underdogs. The first single, “Spotlight,” was written by R&B star Ne-Yo.

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