Artist Salute Mixes

Lost Gems

LOST GEM: Tony Thompson – I Wanna Love Like That, 1995 Sexsational

LOST GEM: Tony Thompson – I Wanna Love Like That, 1995 Sexsational

Thompson was born in Waco, Texas and raised in Oklahoma City. He started singing solos in the local church choir at the age of eight. Thompson then started singing in local talent shows in hopes of his music career to take off. While performing “Is This The End” ...

admin

November 2nd, 2015

No comments

LOST GEMS: Fundisha – ‘Live The Life’, Lessons

LOST GEMS: Fundisha – ‘Live The Life’, Lessons

“Live the Life” is a 2002 song and debut single by Fundisha Johnson and features Jermaine Dupri. Co-written by Johnson and Dupri, Billboard called the song an “inspirational ditty about the ups and downs of life” with “a feel-good sound that is ...

admin

October 18th, 2015

No comments

LOST STREET GEMS: Gwen Guthrie -‘It Should Have Been You’, 1982 | Gwen Guthrie

LOST STREET GEMS: Gwen Guthrie -‘It Should Have Been You’, 1982 | Gwen Guthrie

Gwendolyn Anthony “Gwen” Guthrie (July 9, 1950 – February 3, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter and pianist, who also sang backing vocals for Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, and Madonna, among others, and who wrote songs made ...

admin

September 27th, 2015

No comments

LOST GEM: Case – ‘Missing You’

LOST GEM: Case – ‘Missing You’

Case is a Grammy-nominated R&B singer/songwriter. He got his start co-writing and singing background for artists including Usher, Christopher Williams and Al B. Sure. Russell Simmons helped Case launch his solo career by signing him to Def Jam Records in the mid ’90s. ...

admin

October 22nd, 2014

No comments

LOST GEM: Change Ft Luther Vandross – ‘Glow of Love’

LOST GEM: Change Ft Luther Vandross – ‘Glow of Love’

Put Chic and SOS Band into a blender and out pops Change, one of the best artists from this era of Soul/Disco/Funk Change was an Italian-American post-disco group formed in Bologna, Italy in 1979 by businessman and executive producer Jacques Fred Petrus (1949–1986) and Mauro

admin

August 17th, 2014

No comments

LOST GEM: Frankie Beverly & Maze – ‘Before I Let Go’

LOST GEM: Frankie Beverly & Maze – ‘Before I Let Go’

“Before I Let Go” by Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. Frankie and the guys are an undeniable part of the Black experience in America. From Alabama to Alaska, when the needle hits the record on this jam, the party has officially started. “Before I Let ...

admin

June 12th, 2014

No comments

LOST GEM: Tha’ Rayne Ft Joe Budden & Lupe Fiasco – ‘Didn’t You Know’

LOST GEM: Tha’ Rayne Ft Joe Budden & Lupe Fiasco – ‘Didn’t You Know’

Tha’ Rayne was an American R&B singing girl group that was formed in 2000 and disbanded in mid–2005. Tha’ Rayne was a trio composed of two singing members and a DJ. The original members of the group were Yummy Bingham and Shaquana “Quana” Elam, ...

admin

May 6th, 2013

No comments

LOST GEM: Blackstreet – ‘U Blow My Mind’

LOST GEM: Blackstreet – ‘U Blow My Mind’

Blackstreet is the self-titled debut studio album from American R&B group Blackstreet, released in 1994 on Interscope Records. The group was formed after the dissolution of Teddy Riley’s former group Guy. The other members of Blackstreet- Chauncey Hannibal, Joseph ...

admin

March 31st, 2013

No comments

LOST GEM: Robyn – ‘You’ve Got That Something’

LOST GEM: Robyn – ‘You’ve Got That Something’

Robyn at MTV in 97, performing her first swedish single released in 1995, it went to No. 24. It wasn’t realeased in USA. This brings back soooooo many memories, and they used Mobb Deeps ‘Shook One’s’ instrumental – MAAAAAAD! Enjoy!

admin

March 16th, 2013

No comments

LOST GEM: Mario – ‘Whiz’

LOST GEM: Mario – ‘Whiz’

This is quality music from Mario. Where is he? He’s kinda lost in the seas of Breezy, Miguel and Frank Ocean. He began his career earlier than most at the age of 14, and 2 years later in 2004 on his 2nd album he produces this gem as a bonus track on his UK release. ...

admin

March 16th, 2013

No comments