1. Emotions

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Like a comfortable chair, it is easy to settle down into Will Downing's get-away-from-it-all smooth-jazz grooves. Like a comfortable chair, it is easy to settle down into Will Downing's get-away-from-it-all smooth-jazz grooves. His delicious, smooth-as-butter baritone still retains…

  2. R&B Heavyweights Join Essence Fest Lineup

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music Festival bill. Set for July 3-5 in New Orleans, the event has also added Yolanda Adams, Musiq, and Kindred Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music…

  3. R&B Luminaries Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup for the fifth edition of the Essence Music Festival, set for July 3-5 at the Superdome in New Orleans. The Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup…

  4. Out of the Blue

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Maysa, the voice behind many an Incognito jam, shines like a rare gem on this gorgeous follow-up to 2000's jazz-radio hit All My Life. Maysa, the voice behind many an Incognito jam, shines like a rare gem on this gorgeous follow-up to 2000's jazz-radio hit All My Life. On delicious,…