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Don't Disturb This Groove! Episode 19

Don't This Disturb Groove! Is hosted by Lady T, she is a lover of all things R&B. Join her on this journey to bring R&B back to the forefront and into the valley. Tune in every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday each month. This show will feature R&B music, from the past present and future.
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Be Celebrated, Not Tolerated

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Wrapping up another award season, earlier this month was the American Music Awards and this past Sunday was the 30th annual Soul Train Awards that aired on BET. As long as I can remember I have been watching the soul train awards. Of course I watch the AMA's, the VMA and Grammy Awards. I am a music nerd this is what I do, you know this.

But the soul train awards is special, this award show specifically caters to the achievements of African American artists, In R&B, Hip-Hop, Gospel. (They need to bring Jazz back to the show). When I was coming up the soul train awards use to come on Saturdays in March (My birthday month) on the fox network and as I got older it was the UPN network now known as the CW.

I could always count on seeing my favorite artists perform, present and pick up their awards. In the early days of the Soul Train Awards. Everybody use to show up, From Whitney Houston all the way to Run DMC. But as the show moved through the years, the A li…

These Are The Times We Are In

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It is 2017 and I have been having conversations about slave trading as a part of my general conversation. I have been providing links and videos on my social media news feed In regards to the current crisis of the slave trade that is happening in the country of Libya. We have heard and read reports about human trafficking.

But to see it unfold on this level in this day and age is baffling beyond thoughts and words at this point. If you have not been aware of what is happening  with the Slave trade in Libya. Let me fill you in. Currently migrants are being forced into Libya from other countries around Africa. They are being forced into selling  markets in Libya, this is the meeting ground to get the migrants transported over to Europe.

The migrants are being forced into cheap labor as well as prostitution in some cases, media outlets are reporting that there are about nine markets through out Libya. The fact that human beings are selling other hum…

Don't Disturb This Groove! Boys Vs Girls 90's Groups Edition Part I

This is Part 1 of a series that will take place through out the months. Featuring a time in the 90's that will focus on the artists and the groups whose music defined the genre during 1990's decade
Don't This Disturb Groove! Is hosted by Lady T, she is a lover of all things R&B. Join her on this journey to bring R&B back to the forefront and into the valley. Tune in every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday each month. This show will feature R&B music, from the past present and future.
iamshema.blogspot.com
radiophoenix.org
@tashemao on twitter
@iamshema81 on Facebook

Don't Disturb This Groove EP 17 - Soul Glow

Don't This Disturb Groove! Is hosted by Lady T, she is a lover of all things R&B. Join her on this journey to bring R&B back to the forefront and into the valley. Tune in every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday each month. This show will feature R&B music, from the past present and future.

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Make R&B Music Great Again!

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Ty Dolla $ign  just recently dropped his latest album and third installment of the beach house series. And he sat down with Rolling Stone magazine to discuss the project and also chatted about bringing R&B music back to the charts. The most standout Ty quote in the article is when he said "Remember when R&B used to be on the Hot 100? It just stopped. I felt like I had to dumb myself down a lot" - rollingstone.com

Lets examine that statement right there, he is right R&B use to be up and down the billboard hot 100 charts. Through out my childhood, teen and young adult years R&B was a dominate force. The 1990s and early 2000's specifically was a great time for R&B artist and the music. It even went through phases like contemporary R&B, New Jack Swing, R&B/Pop, Hip-Hop Soul and Neo soul. 
There was a variety of R&B artists featured on the mainstream charts on a regular basis. There was the vocalists and balladeers.…