D'Angelo / Voodoo / 1995

James Brown



Marvin Gaye

This is a soulful favorite from two bohemian neo-soul artists.... yep, nothing even matters.....Nothing Even Matters - Lauryn Hill D'Angelo

Mary J Blidge, Queen of Hip Hop Soul.

Paid in Full, Eric B. and Rakim - Ice-grilled, laid-back, diamond-sharp: Rakim is a front-runner in the race for Best Rapper Ever, and this album is a big reason why. Paid in Full was one of the first hip-hop records to fully embrace Seventies funk samples on stone hip-hop classics such as "I Know You Got Soul" and the title track.

Earth Wind and Fire https://pinterest.com/aboutmusic/about-funk/ #about #Funk #music

Maceo Parker is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s.

Shalamar - Jody Watley, Howard Hewitt & Jeffrey Daniels

Guy, hip hop, R&B & soul band comprised of singer-songwriters Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, & Damion Hall. They are closely associated with the new jack swing style of music. Their hits include Groove Me, Teddy's Jam, Wanna Get Wit U, Let's Chill, I Like, Dancin' & Do Me Right. The group also performed the title song for the film New Jack City, and My Fantasy for the film Do The Right Thing. They separated for a while pursuing solo careers and have since gotten back together.

The Roots

maxwell IS neo soul!

Mary J. Blige, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. With her classic album What's the 411?, she was praised for combining hip hop & soul music, subsequently earning her the title "Queen of Hip Hop Soul". She has had 10 consecutive albums debut in the top 10 and a total of 11 albums to debut top. She is a recipient of 9 Grammy Awards & 4 American Music Awards, has recorded 8 multi-platinum albums, and is the only artist with Grammy Award wins in R&B, Rap, Gospel, & Pop.

Norah Jones

Ray Charles was the musician most responsible for developing soul music. Singers like Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson also did a great deal to pioneer the form, but Charles did even more to devise a new form of black pop by merging '50s R & B with gospel-powered vocals, adding plenty of flavor from contemporary jazz, blues, and (in the '60s) country.

Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken....my brother used to play guitar and sing this song beautifully....

D'ANGELO / Brown Sugar [1995]

The Fugees