Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is opening up in a must-see interview on tonight's "Oprah's Next Chapter." In his sit-down with Oprah, the award-winning recording artist and producer talks about everything from being humble and shying away from stardom to the crash course he believes new stars, including those who win "American Idol," are on in the music industry. "Pop culture today is so wishy-washy. It's I'm into you... now I'm not. And it's hard," Babyface tells Oprah. "You get beat up a lot quicker and a lot harder and everybody is not strong enough to go through that. American Idol kids, and those kind of shows, they don't get a chance to really work their craft." (singersroom)

The Delfonics were a soul band in the late ‘60s and ‘70s, known for popularizing the “Philadelphia sound.” Their sleek and smooth style heard on the hits “La-La (Means I Love You),” “Didn’t I (Below Your Mind This Time),” and “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love),” among others.
Last weeks “Unsung” chronicled The Delfonics’ rise to fame, and explained how their soulful sound even influenced The Jackson 5. link

Tracklisting for Sunday 24th. November 2013

Hour One
Astrud Gilberto/Stan Guest - The Girl From Ipanema
Aretha Franklin - People Get Ready
Mongo Santamaria - Groovin' [bed]

Big Bub - Zoom
Patti LaBelle - If Only You Knew
Angis Stone - Stay For A While
Jeff Redd - Down Low
The Whispers - So Good
Jaheim - Hush
Futures - Ain't Got Time Nothin'
Bromfield - Don't Cover Up Your Fleelings
Guy - Peace Of My Love

Hour Two
'Three-inna-Row': Lo-Key?
1 I Got A Thing 4 Ya 2 Tasty 3 Sweet On U
Donald Byrd - Lovin You
Dexter Wansell - Sweetest Pain
Detroit Spinners - Love is In Season
EWF - On Your Face
TS Monk - Can't Keep My Hands To Myself
Curtis Mayfield - Your So Good To Me
Teena Maria - Portuguese Love
Best Man - Ooh, Yeah

Low Key Biography:
Lo-Key? formed in Kansas City, Missouri and Minneapolis, Minnesota, consisting of singer Darron "D" Story, singer/multi-instrumentalist Andre "Dre" Shepard, bassist Tyrone "T-Bone" Yarbrough, producer/keyboardist Lance "L.A." Alexander, and rapper/singer Tony "Prof-T" Tolbert. The group honed their skills around the Minneapolis club circuit, where Alexander and Tolbert became in-house producers (called the B-Team) for Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis' Flyte Tyme Productions. The group signed to Jam & Lewis' record label, Perspective Records, and released their debut album, Where Dey At?, on October 6, 1992. They had a hit with the single "I Got A Thang 4 Ya!" in 1992, which spent a week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart, and reached No. 27 on the Hot 100.[1] Arthur Jafa, director of photography for the independent film Daughters of the Dust (1991), directed the video for the single.[2]

Alexander and Tolbert also were hitmaking songwriters and producers in their own right. Among the hit songs they've produced for other artists were "Butta Love" by the group Next, "Love Makes No Sense" for Alexander O'Neal, "I Wish" for Shanice and "Strawberries" for Smooth. Tolbert continued to work with Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, appearing as a songwriter and background vocalist on albums by Earth, Wind & Fire, Janet Jackson and Usher.

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