The Panties [Visuals] x Mara Hruby

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I posted about an EP from this young lady a little while ago and this was easily one of the best selections of the whole project, so I’m glad there are some accompanying visuals to promote her work here.  The song is a sultry baby-maker without being overtly sexual or explicit, which is something that’s missing from modern R&B.  Hruby’s music continues to defy categorization, though, going from neo-soul to indie/alternative effortlessly.  

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Vintage Goods: I Need You Tonight x Junior M.A.F.I.A. f. Aaliyah

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“I Need You Tonight” is the first single from Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s debut Conspiracy album that didn’t feature the Notorious B.I.G. in the song or the video.  Nevertheless, they managed to enlist an assist from Aaliyah to come up with a pretty hot single.  A marginally-talented roster and falling-outs among the group led to Junior M.A.F.I.A. all but falling off the face of the map, aside from Lil Cease and Lil Kim, but Conspiracy was definitely an album that was definitive of the time period and had B.I.G. lived to see his vision of the group come to fruition, who knows where they’d be today…

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