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The Best, Most Ground-Breaking Music Videos of 2022

The Best, Most Ground-Breaking Music Videos of 2022 2022, with it’s incessant political and cultural unrest, unruly pandemics, unprovoked violence and authoritative over-stepping, has unsurprisingly also birthed some of the best art and music, including some of the best, most ground-breaking music videos. Personally, I appreciate it when artists have vision. This can be a...

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Aries Marquis Inspires on Timeless Sounding New Album “Experience”

Aries Marquis Inspires on Timeless Sounding New Album “Experience” Louisiana-based R&B/Pop Artist Aries Marquis brings a wealth of life experience and hard-earned wisdom to create a timeless sound on new album “Experience”, out now on streaming platforms. From listening to and studying the musical legends and Gospel greats to singing in his Church Choir to enlisting in the U.S....

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The Real J Israel Releases Modern Classic “For the Sake of R&B”

The Real J Israel Releases Modern Classic “For the Sake of R&B” The Real J Israel remembers when R&B music was more melodic, sexier, and exuding a classic energy. On new album and love letter to R&B music, “For the Sake of R&B”, The Real J Israel showcases complete command of his signature downtempo, chill sound with layered,...

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Hillsboro Rapper J’Moris is Triumphant on Vibe-Heavy Sophomore Album

Hillsboro Rapper J’Moris is Triumphant on Vibe-Heavy Sophomore Album Hillsboro rapper and storyteller J’Moris returns triumphantly with his biggest artistic statement since 2020’s “Blac February” album. J’Moris’s latest release is his sophomore full-length album and ‘the most vibe-heavy release of 2022’, the 14-track “Moris Better: Loveless Confessions”. The new album finds J’Moris showcasing versatility on the mic as he introduces soulful,...

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3D The Boss Drop Music Video For Love Song “Heaven and Paradise” Just in Time For Valentine’s Day

3D The Boss Drop Music Video For Love Song “Heaven and Paradise” Just in Time For Valentine’s Day 3D The Boss‘s classic sound comes from a deep place. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Atlanta Pop/R&B Trio 3D The Boss explore the essence of true love and vulnerability in relationship with oneself, others, and the collective in...

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Brooklyn Pop Hip Hop Artist Har’Monique Showcases Newfound Swagger on Addictive “Take Over” Single

Brooklyn Pop Hip Hop Artist Har’Monique Showcases Newfound Swagger on Addictive “Take Over” Single Brooklyn-based Pop/Hip Hop artist Har’Monique has begun the rollout of upcoming self-titled album with bold new single “Take Over”, released August 13, 2021. “Take Over” showcases Har’Monique‘s newfound swagger over an impeccably produced, club-ready groove. Infusing elements of r&b, dancehall, reggae and Caribbean afro beats in her...

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Gregory Abbott ushers in the Summer With Rhythmic, Soulful Vibes on Sizzling New Single “Summer in the City”

Gregory Abbott ushers in the Summer With Rhythmic, Soulful Vibes on Sizzling New Single “Summer in the City” Platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer Gregory Abbott has announced the release of his downtempo groover of a new single “Summer in the City”, out via Mojo Man Entertainment June 18th, 2021. Having experienced the same extended period of isolation we all...

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Atlanta Health and Fitness Pop Trio 3D The Boss Want to Get You Moving on Funky R&B Album “Push It”

Atlanta Health and Fitness Pop Trio 3D The Boss Want to Get You Moving on Funky R&B Album “Push It” Atlanta-based Health and Fitness Pop trio 3D The Boss (www.3dtheboss.com) have announced their debut full-length album “Push It“, out on all platforms April 15, 2021. Stylistically, these seasoned musicians effortlessly combine their 70’s and 80’s funk...

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Music From the Women of New Nashville

Music From the Women of New Nashville   By Jessica Brant   Demystifying the music industry inside Nashville’s throbbing heartbeat is a task left to niche music journalists excited to crack open its chasm and expose undercover talent. Nicknamed the “Buckle of the Bible Belt,” and home to the Grand Ol’ Opry and North America’s...

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Essential New Music: SONI Brings Rebel Angst and Soulful Hooks on Debut Single “Happy to Serve”, Out Now via Buttercuts Records

BUTTERCUTS RECORDS PRESENTS SONI’S DEBUT SINGLE “HAPPY TO SERVE” FEATURING REBEL ACA, TAKEN FROM FORTHCOMING EP REBEL STAR Self-described as a ‘corner shop girl singing of freedom’, SONI is preparing for two single releases due May 15 and June 19, 2020, as well as a 3-song EP on July 24 via London’s Buttercuts Records. Born in the UK...

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The Best Live Television Performance of the 2000’s – Janelle Monae’s “Tightrope”

The best live television performance of the 2000’s is Janelle Monae’s tour de force display of “Tightrope” on David Letterman in 2010, in support of her album “The Archandroid”. It’s a bold statement, I know, but let’s not get polarized here. We’re changing formats a bit at the I.M.P blog, and I’m taking time to...

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The Bluecats – Earthquake Mama (2011)

    Website: http://bluecatsmusic.com/ Genre: Blues, R&B Sounds Like: Muddy Waters, Robert Cray, Johnny Winter, Lynyrd Skynyrd Best Songs: Earthquake Mama, Makes Me Blue Strengths: Instrumentation, Songwriting craft, Lyrical Content Weakness: Amateur design/illustration Overall Rating: 9/10 Stars   CD REVIEW: 2012 sees the release of 4 piece blues band “The Bluecats” latest CD entitled “Earthquake Mama”....

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