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 5 years ago '11        #1
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OT│The Official R&B Sleepers Thread
 

 
I got a couple hip-hop threads like this but no R&B so it's time to fill that void. Unlike those though I won't have this year based. Couple ground rules before we get into it though:
  • Explain WHY The Project Is Nice - I don't mean you have to give an in depth explanation just give some examples. Youtube videos will always suffice.
  • Post A Link - Unless it's a retail release pass us the link please.
I'll start with a recent one but already one of my favorites (shout out to MakeItHappen456 for puttin me on)...


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 http://daley.tv/

He reminds me a lot of Robin Thicke. He's got a lot of soul in his lyrics and a great voice, one of the best I've heard in a while. He crafts songs beautifully, his production overall doesn't fail him at all. From top to bottom this whole project is mad nice. I don't have a favorite track yet (tie between his Pretty Wings Acoustic & Doncamatic) but I think the best is Spent:


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Give this tape a spin. If you like the aforementioned artist you'll like Daley too.

Post what you got. I don't have that many unfortunately so I'll keep the few I do have in my pocket to keep the thread going...


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She reminds me of Jhene, The Dream and The Weekend a bit, but a more pop feel. I love how mellow the music is. I came across her on accident, decided to download her mixtape on datpiff just because it was featured/sponsored and I was surprised. Both of her mixtapes have 5 star ratings. Everyone's loving her sound. It's similar to those people I named but it's still unique.


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 South Side said:
I got a couple hip-hop threads like this but no R&B so it's time to fill that void. Unlike those though I won't have this year based. Couple ground rules before we get into it though:
  • Explain WHY The Project Is Nice - I don't mean you have to give an in depth explanation just give some examples. Youtube videos will always suffice.
  • Post A Link - Unless it's a retail release pass us the link please.
I'll start with a recent one but already one of my favorites (shout out to MakeItHappen456 for puttin me on)...


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Download:

He reminds me a lot of Robin Thicke. He's got a lot of soul in his lyrics and a great voice, one of the best I've heard in a while. He crafts songs beautifully, his production overall doesn't fail him at all. From top to bottom this whole project is mad nice. I don't have a favorite track yet (tie between his Pretty Wings Acoustic & Doncamatic) but I think the best is Spent:



Give this tape a spin. If you like the aforementioned artist you'll like Daley too.

Post what you got. I don't have that many unfortunately so I'll keep the few I do have in my pocket to keep the thread going...
That's my favorite joint.
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 09-21-2012, 01:05 PM         #4
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She reminds me of Jhene, The Dream and The Weekend a bit, but a more pop feel. I love how mellow the music is. I came across her on accident, decided to download her mixtape on datpiff just because it was featured/sponsored and I was surprised. Both of her mixtapes have 5 star ratings. Everyone's loving her sound. It's similar to those people I named but it's still unique.





New mixtape....
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havent been on my R&B sh*t like I should be, but I will def follow and contribute to this one....


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chill Retro I's jus playin
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Frank Ocean has had a lot of the R&B headlines recently, but After a stellar first album in 2011, Miguel is not to be forgotten so quickly.

Here's a few of his cuts from his 3 Part Art Dealer Chic Free EP Series released earlier this year:


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Download all 3 volumes Here:





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I defintely co-sign this thread....a lot of R&B music goes unrecgonised these days.

I like the music posted up so...

Now i've come across this new up-coming R&B artist from London, UK. His name his Shwain.
First time i heard him was on a S.A.S track in which he did the hook for called...'Want It All'.

His EP is due to drop very soon...so if you like these video joint. Look out for him.


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That Shwain's version of Marvins Room >>>> Drake
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I've been looking for this singer that i seen a Youtube video of but his name was forgotten. He's black, has a wild afro and his style is sort of bummish looking. Props to anyone who knows who i'm talking about....
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Got another Weeknd-esque artist this time around. His name is Julian, another member of the OVOXO camp & a Toronto import. Between he, The Weeknd & JMSN he's the "worst" but that doesn't make his music bad by any means. He has the least vocal range of the 3 and lyrically he's around The Weeknd's level (both below JMSN).

This tape was solid. Aside from "Dry Blunt" I liked it, though it didn't really leave a lasting impression on me like House of Balloons (Weeknd) or Priscilla (JMSN) did but it's worth a spin nonetheless...


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Ima go ahed and throw my girl Leah Smith into the mix,she does some RnB,inspirational/gospel,and she is dope...



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Been Bumping these two hard this past week. Great Find


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Bringing this thread back from the dead. I got a new artist to add but imma do it this afternoon when I have more time
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Jhene Aiko-Sailing Souls Mixtape

Emanny-Songs About Her Mixtape

The Weeknd-Echoes Of Silence EP

get these if u dont have em already
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 South Side said:

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Got another Weeknd-esque artist this time around. His name is Julian, another member of the OVOXO camp & a Toronto import. Between he, The Weeknd & JMSN he's the "worst" but that doesn't make his music bad by any means. He has the least vocal range of the 3 and lyrically he's around The Weeknd's level (both below JMSN).

This tape was solid. Aside from "Dry Blunt" I liked it, though it didn't really leave a lasting impression on me like House of Balloons (Weeknd) or Priscilla (JMSN) did but it's worth a spin nonetheless...
Can't sing and his songs suck....

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 TeddiGramz said:
Can't sing and his songs suck....

I warned you about his voice, didn't say he could sing. His songs are carried by the instrumentals much like some of the Weeknd's songs. I didn't think it was that bad but different strokes...
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I warned you about his voice, didn't say he could sing. His songs are carried by the instrumentals much like some of the Weeknd's songs. I didn't think it was that bad but different strokes...
Naw I heard his mixtape a while ago... Listened once and never again... Just puttin my 0.02 in...
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Don't smoke anymore but this song I always remember from Keanthony....


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