Before I head out to catch Rock the Bells (any T-Dot folks in the area, feel free to hit me on Twitter) I wanted to drop the latest installment of my Sunday Soothing Session. This week we're going in... with plenty of new/unreleased Ne-Yo (I think we can officially say, he'll be included every week), Mario, Nina Sky, Mya, The-Dream, Joe, Ryan Leslie, Melanie Fiona, Trey Songz, Whitney Houston, Marsha Ambrosius, Dru Hill, Amerie and more. Check out the tracks below then hit the jump for the rest. Most of all... enjoy the day folks!
Amerie - Why R U (rmx) f. Freeway & Jakk Frost
- Beats in the Building reeeemix.
Dru Hill - Ain't No Call
- There's one thing I hate more than just some random using autotune, and that is when artists (that can actually sing) use it for their come back. Just make good music and you'll be alright.
Dru Hill - Away (prod. Bryan Michael Cox) [Tags]
- This is more like it! Too bad there are tags. InDRUpendence Day coming soon.
Jamie Foxx & Ne-Yo - I'll Be There (MJ Tribute) [Live]
- This (and the Ne-Yo cut above are recordings from their tributes at the BET Awards.
Joe - I Can't Get Over You
- Off Silky Soul Music, a tribute to Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.
Joe - Metaphor
- Off Joe's upcoming album, Signature, in stores July 14th.
Mario - Boom In It f. Brandy
- And Then There Was Me in stores this September.
Marsha Ambrosius - Heartbreaker (prod. Focus)
- Off Marsha's upcoming re-release of Yours Truly: Revisited.
Melanie Fiona - Magic
- Leftover track from Melanie's upcoming album, The Bridge.
Mya - Wish You Were Here f. Chenelle
- Mya's Sugar & Spice: The Perfect Edition hits stores (in Japan) on August 5th.
Ne-Yo - Round & Round (prod. Stargate) [Demo]
- Another unreleased female reference cut from the R&B Tupac.
Ryan Leslie - You're Not My Girl [Rough]
- Rumored first single off his upcoming album, Transition.
Sammie - Mafia Music
- Sammie opens up about his career thus far over Ricky's Mafia Music.
The-Dream - Lions, Tigers & Bears [Snippet/Demo]
- Reference cut for Jazmine Sullivan's hit single.
Unique - Beat of My Drum (prod. Oak)
- First single from Def Jam's newest signee.
Whitney Houston - I Didn't Know My Own Strength
- Rumored first single off Whitney's upcoming album, I Look To you.
Young Steff - Slow Jukin (rmx)
- Produced by my people Embassy the Hitmaker & Royal P!
Ryan Leslie Interview w/ Jessie Maguire [Video]
- Talks about his new album, signing Krys Ivory, the XXL Freshmen class, Drake and being highly accessible to everybody.
Joe - Magic [Video]
LeToya Luckett - She Ain't Got [Video]
Trey Songz - Anticipation [Mixtape]
DOWNLOAD: Shake's Sunday Soothing Session (Take 17) [.zip]