My Weekly Favorites Mix

 

Can’t Feel My Face- The Weeknd

Best Thing That Ever Happened- Gladys Knight & The Pips

Change Your Mind- Trey Songz

Us Against the World- Chrisette Michele

She Can Have You- Tamar Braxton

Love ‘Em All- K. Michelle

You Don’t Know (Fet. Wale) – Tank

They DOn’t Know- Jon B.

W.S.S. Deez Nuts- Xscape

Black Butterfly- Tamia

Dirty Laundry- Kelly Rowland

Suga- Monica

Back 2 Life- LeToya Luckett

Look at How Far I’ve Come- August Alsina

Maybe (Feat. Pusha T & Yo Gotti)- Teyana Taylor

Healing- Jagged Edge

Red Light Special- TLC

B.A.N.S- Sevyn Streeter

Wings of Forgiveness- India. Arie

Put that on Everything- Brandy

Little Bit- Janine

Sweet Sixteen- Destiny’s Child

Something in My Heart – Mechel’le

Can’t Give Up Now – Mary Mary

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Lemonade Served: A Music Review

Intuition.  Denial. Anger. Apathy. Emptiness. Accountability. Reformation. Forgiveness. Resurrection. Hope. Redemption.

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You have to live under a rock if you don’t know what this blog post is about #Lemonade. I just knew Beyonce was going to give us 1 week to learn her new music before the #formation tour started. A week is not a long time. But she’s the QUEEN and we gon’ learn it.

Now, I’ve been a fan of Beyonce for sometime now. I was first a fan for the original Destiny’s Child. And I have to admit I was upset when she when solo and Destiny’s Child was no more. But I am beginning to STAND for my girl QUEEN B. I think #Lemonade is the first album I can play front to back and back to front all day long for days and still feel the same way I did when I first heard it. #Lemonade speaks completely to me. I got together with my bestie to watch this amazing HBO special, so let me give you the run down…

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Pray you Caught me, this intro sets the tone of my emotions. Dishonesty. When you can feel it, “I pray you caught me…” these lyrics touched me, “nothing else ever seem to hurt like the smile on your face”. I feel like this is the stage of thinking it but not knowing it but wanting to know. It’s all emotions.

Hold Up, now this jam made me dance, and I love it. And I can relate to her in so many ways, “Jealous of Crazy”. I’ll take CARZY for 500, Alex.

Don’t hurt Yourself, now this is the one that has all the girls talking. I mean it starts off so ruff. I was shocked. I was like Beyonce and letting y’all know she’s the QUEEN, but still she deals with real life. And the ending dramatics give me sooooo much life “Let it Be, Don’t her yourself”

Sorry, Now this is my second favorite song. Serena Williams gave me life in the video. Beyonce gave me life again, just as before. “Boy Bye” She stands for girls, black women, and sister-ship.

6 inch, Okay! Featuring the Weeknd, this is my FAVORITE. Its so dark and all you see if RED. “She walked in the club like nobodies’ business.” It really speaks to me. I work hard. Bey works hard. And its hard to be professional and a woman at the same time at times. But we still work, “she worth every dollar”

Daddy Lessons, I love country music. She gave me a real dirty south country song. And the video not only show you culture, but insight to Beyonce’s real life.

Love drought, “9 times out of 10 I’m in my feelings” YASSSSSS BEY! That is completely true. Like how can you know fall in love with her words. I need love, she needs love, women need love. And not just any old love. Real, can’t live without you love.

Sandcastle, straight water works. I mean the first time I listened to this was during the HBO special and I was around my friends so I couldn’t feel it like I needed to. But please believe once I got alone I played this one at least three times before any other song. And I balled. I mean I cried for the old, I cried for the new, I cried. She understands me or I understand her. Bey, Thank you I needed this one, “every promise don’t work out that way”.

Forward, When I heard James Blake voice…. I knew this was not a game. James Blake on a Beyonce album, this is serious. I know she was a fan of his, but a feature with him is big. And it leads us into Freedom. And I get pumped up. “Ima keep running ‘cause a winner don’t quit on themselves”. Black America needs this. This is for our young men #blacklivesmatter

All Night, Not I like this song but this is the hope and redemption. It sounds good, but personally I’m not there yet. But I wait to see the day, I feel love like that.

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Now these cheating rumors could be true. I mean we are all humans. Jay Z is a man, and man makes mistakes. And yes this album is a run down of emotions of a woman who has been through more than she could imagine in her relationship, but still falls in love with her man all over again every time she looks in his eyes. This album is relatable, believable, and understandable. Honestly I didn’t know I needed this in my life until the HBO special. Thank You Bey! And then after it all she says… Hold you head up high and get in # Formation. Yes he may I cheated but still life goes on.

Can’t wait til May 5th, I will be in FORMATION in NASHVILLE babay !!!!!

Music Appreciation

Happy Wednesday Friend!

It’s almost Friday and I’m so ready for the weekend!!!! Y’all know I don’t come alive until the weekend. But anyways, today I want to talk about music. I’m going to share with you my Top favorite albums and reviews on some recent albums.

PassionLocked Top Albums

So matter what year it is,these three albums will always be my TOP listens. I STAND for Beyonce, and I’m still a Destiny’s Child fan. I STAND for Monica, no matter what her music keeps it real. And baby, I LIVE for Tamia’s music.

So my TOP favorite album is none other than Writings on the Wall… YES! Destiny’s Child…I still listen to that CD on a weekly basis. My favorite song from the album has to be Temptation. “I know you see me watching you and I see you watching me. Cause boy your bodies calling me, Temptation is killing me” If the original Destiny’s Child girls ever come back together and preform Temptation, Sweet Sixteen, Jumpin’ Jumpin’ and Bills Bills Bills, my WHOLE life would be complete.

My 2nd all time favorite is Miss Thang by Monica. I was like 4 when them album came out, but when I got a little older and got my hands on this CD. BABY! As a teenager with a boyfriend that had a car, With You was my favorite Jam. I mean riding around town, wasting gas with my boo and making him listen to a Monica album. LOL “I like kickin’ it with you, Me and you getting’ it on.” So old school and I love it.

My 3rd is Tamia’s 2015 self titled album. I saw her in concert preform these songs and I was in complete heaven. Day One will be played at my wedding. Hands Down my favorite Tamia song. But, Stuck with me is a catchy song that gets stuck in my head all the time.

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Now Slay-Dele, waiting until I had gotten all of my emotion under control and decided to drop a self titled album. I mean, my god! You can play that album all day. I promise you the month of January that’s all I played in my car. The single for the album “Hello” sets the tone. I mean each song give you more and more life. But my favorite has to be the most emotional song off the album, of course. But “All I ask” … baby when I’m riding alone in my car and play that song- Oh! I just know I can sing. I mean the people passing me in my car probably look at me so crazy.

I was late on purchasing this album, but y’all know I had to get my auntie Monica’s album “CODE RED”. First and foremost, her daughter is sooooo precision on the album. And of course she gives me real R&B and Soul. My favorite song has to be “Anchor”.

Now y’all know August is my boo. I mean that young man…. NO WORDS! “This Thing Called Life” first off I was pissed when I found out is album was leaked. I mean don’t be giving these low budget folkz good free music. They need y’all to go out and buy it…. Support Us (Yes, I said US, Me and August … LOL). But his album sales still did okay- but could have been better. I can tell he really worked hard on this one. I was just a little disappointed I didn’t get another “Kissing on my Tattoos” type song but I guess “No Love” can hold me over until he puts the next one out.  I have a few favorites from this album: Song Cry, Hip Hop and Hollywood.

Lastly, Rih-Rih did it again. She made y’all wait, I mean she kept making y’all wait and wait. And then was like okay- here y’all go. Now let’s be clear. I like Rihanna music, but I wouldn’t say I stand for her. Like she’s coming into town for a concert and I have been debating about purchasing a ticket. I mean her music is good. I like the good girl Rihanna, but finally this good girl gone bad Rihanna is growing on me. And I love ANTI. But I don’t think I want to see her P-Pop on stage for two hours. But back to her album ANTI, gives me life. First, y’all know I’m emo so Love on the Brain, does it for me. I don’t think I have a favorite yet. I still enjoy listening to the album on shuffle and learning all the songs. I mean Work is most played but that’s the single so everyone loves that song.

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Well, I’m about to shuffle my Music Library and get ready for work tomorrow. Be sure to Like, comment and subscribe. See Friday !!!!

Kadii’s Playlist – Top 25

So I recently changed from an Andriod to an iPhone. I must say I was attached to my android but I love my iPhone. I mean my Snapchat’s (SC: Khadijahzn) are a lot better with apple— Just saying. But Apple music is what I’m most excited about. I mean $9.99 a month for all the music you want. And I can search for anything. I can listen to it one time or download it to my music and listen to it whenever I want. I’m in love completely. I like all kinds of music so I thought I share my TOP 25 Most played with you all…

1 Beyonce- 7/11

Why wouldn’t this be number one. It’s so catchy and the video is too fun. I can’t tell you how many times I have tried to re-act scenes from that video. Plus, I’m down for anything Beyonce

2 Janelle Monae and Jidenna- Yoga

This is such a sexy, cool, and fun song. It makes the perfect work out song too !!!

3 Kahlani ft. Chance the Rapper – The Way

She has an amazing voice frfr..

4 Emeli Sande- Clown

Most people think this is an emo song, but I love it and I love Emeli’s voice. I first hear this song played on an episode of “The Game” and I have played it several times a week every since. It’s a song that helps me remember when.

5 Meek Mills ft. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown- All Eyes on You

I’m not a fan of Meek Mill but this song right here is my Jam. I remember when it first came out I played it over and over all night.

6 Monica- Kickin’ it with u

First of all, Monica is my kool ahh Aunty in my head. I love her, her family and her music. I am still in love with ol’ school Monica. This song is like my summer love song. When its summer I love to play this riding in the car with my Summer Love Affair or if its any other season I play it to remember the time I was riding around with my Summer Love Affair listening to it .

7 Monica- Never Can Say Goodbye

This is my sapp song. I don’t know why I listen to it so much. I really just love her voice.

8 Passenger- Let Her Go

This is such a beautiful song; the lyrics speak to me in a real way!

9 Sevyn Streeter- Say it

I think this is such a sexy song. I sing along to it all the time like I’m sing to someone, but I’m usually just making a snap chat or standing in the mirror.

10 Taylor Swift- Blank Space

Ok! Now, Tay Tay is my best friend I my head. Like forreal, we go shopping together and have sleepovers and everything. But her album 1989, IN LOVE IT. I remember previewing her album on a Delta flight from NYC to GA and I fell asleep to this song and it has been my favorite from the album every since.

11 Beyonce- You are my Rock

This has been my fairytale love affair song since high school. I mean “you are my rock, I love to rock with you, you’re everything I need…” I’m just waiting for that type of love.

12 DJ Khaled ft. Chris Brown – Hold you Down

When I say, I had no choice but to like this song. Power 107.5 played it every morning, all summer on the radio. I knew it wouldn’t be a good day if I didn’t here Hold you down on the radio as I headed to work Summer of 2014.

13 Drake-Back to Back Freestyle

I can’t say I am a Drake fan. I mean I never followed his rap career. I love him as Jimmy on Degrassi. But to see how he stood up for himself in this so-called beef, I fell in love. And I much admit I laugh every time I hear it, because he definitely went in on Meek

14 Ed Sheeran- Thinking Out Loud

Another beautiful song, full of lyrics that melt my heart.

15 Fetty Wap – Come My way

Like who doesn’t love this song … 1738

16 Future- Trap Ni**as

I mean to be honest, I love anything that comes out this man’s mouth …

17 Nicki Minaj and Beyonce- Feeling myself

This is the music that I do my make up too and get ready with …. I feel the Girl Power

19 Ann Mare- On You

I don’t know how I came across this song, but every since I have I love to play it as I get ready for bed

20 Chris Brown – Liquor

Ok! When Chris’s album first came out my friend @lovelyLady_125 played this for me and I didn’t really like it. But we went to the Chris Brown concert this summer and the way he preformed it had me in a zone. And now it’s on my top played playlist

21 Emeli Sande- Clown 2

I know its already on the list, but this a mix someone put together and it makes me love the song even more

22 Emeli Sande- My kind of love

I am a person that loves hard, so when I searched the YouTube video for this song, I fell in love with how talented Emeli really is

23 Fetty Wap- Again

This song will definitely get me on my feet and the dance for in a bar. HANDS DOWN

24  Tamia- Day One

I first heard this song sung by Tamia live at her concert and found my eyes closed and falling in love with the words she sung. This song will definitely be played at me wedding

25 Future- March Madness

My friends and I love this song. This summer this was our PRE_ GAME JAM. Either getting ready to go out or in the car headed someplace, WE PLAYED FURTURE !!!

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