1. Breaking & Entering

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ricky Fanté & Carbon Leaf. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. SO FINE YOU BLOW MY MIND: With the raw, gritty sound of Muscle Shoals soul, it's hard…

  2. Rewind

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ricky FantÉ overcomes the exaggerated comparisons to such great male soul singers as Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. Ricky Fanté overcomes the exaggerated comparisons to such great male soul singers as Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. On "Rewind," Fanté and writing partner Jesse Harris …