The Glow up of..KATRINA CARSON

When we last heard from Detroits R&B Princess KATRINA CARSON (aka Mrs. Bailey I’s Married Now!!) She was coming off an almost 3 year layoff after the untimely loss of her Mother and Manager in 2014.. She got back to business with the release of 2017s “I Was, Iam” EP , where she declared her womanhood and delivered a strong Mature Soulful Contemporary R&B project that still stands up. She followed  up in 2018 with two strong singles and equally slamming subsequent videos for each song  in the summer anthem “OverDue” and the sensual and sexy “NoWhere  which led to … Continue reading The Glow up of..KATRINA CARSON

LAKIA NICOLE.. The Soul City Sista RETURN (Vizual RnBInTheD)

It was such a super surprise to discover that Detroit vocalist LAKIA NICOLE, was back on the scene!! I was pleasantly surprised to find out that she not only dropped new music, but had Visualz as well!! LAKIA linked up with Videographer DJAUN GRAVES to  drop stunning and very sensually Soulful clips for a double dose of music in songs “Butterfly” and “Disregard”. LAKIA has been away for a minute and has come back swinging with two bangers..Leadng up to an upcoming album drop this summer Visualize and Vibe!! LAKIA NICOLE – “Butterfly”   LAKIA NICOLE – “Disregard”     Continue reading LAKIA NICOLE.. The Soul City Sista RETURN (Vizual RnBInTheD)

The KYNZI Report …

They say that success is when practice and preparation meets opportunity. Then the world has been practicing and prepping for the opportunity to experience Singer, Songwriter KYNZI for a minute. . . As I enter the chosen location to conduct an interview, I see my subject with her mother/ manager in tow in conversation. I purposely observe them to see how their vibe is, so I know my boundaries before we get started. Its often the case when there is a “Momager” ( a term coined by Singer Brandy’s Mother/ Manager Sonja Norwood who infamously once stated ” I could … Continue reading The KYNZI Report …

RnBInthe D – Legacy Love – CHERRELLE

Although Motown, Detroits most significant and celebrated contribution to music, had long been gone from the city limits. Detroit was still giving the music industry something to talk about after the exodus that we still are reeling from some almost 50 years later. In the late 80’s , CHERRELLE made her debut with a song written and produced by Legendary Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis called “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On” *Born Cheryl Week Norton in 1958 in Los Angeles, CA, her cousin is singer Pebbles. When her family moved to Detroit, MI, she met bassist/singer Michael … Continue reading RnBInthe D – Legacy Love – CHERRELLE


It’s the most basic , but most important thing a singer possesses. Their weapon of choice, their instrument, their voice. Is what makes and or breaks their career. Every great vocalist has a signature sound or tone that is their calling card Legends Patti, Gladys, Chaka and later Jazmine, Brandy and Monica are Power Girls.. Whitney , Mariah &  Jilly from Philly Are Masters of the prototypes of their Vocalese. . . Then there are others who bring something to the table you never heard, and never will forget. In the mold of Toni Braxton, Anita Baker and Phyliss Hyman.. … Continue reading HAVEN’T YOU HEARD. . . TERRI SCHUH. .