Neo-Soul is a musical genre that fuses contemporary R&B and 1970s-style soul with elements of hip-hop. As its name (new-soul) implies, Neo-Soul music is essentially modern-day soul music, with contemporary attitudes and sensibilities. It differs from contemporary R&B in that it's obviously more soulful, and it also tends to have deeper messages and meanings than R&B. In general, neo-soul has remained almost exclusive to R&B outlets such as urban radio and Black Entertainment Television.
Origins: The actual term "neo-soul" is believed to have originated with Kedar Massenburg of Motown Records in the late-1990s. The genre itself however, is considered to have originated in the m ...
Bottleneck guitars over beats and 60's soul organs then develops in to an electronic dub reggae track. Song about lovers, love lost, memories, breakups, end of a relationship. Instrumental, RnB, Neo-Soul
A soulful mid to ballad tempo tune from the perspective of a man going crazy. He talks about the insanity of loosing the love of his life and not understanding the why and how of it. Features male lead and background vocals and a driving funky guitar driven track. Male Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul
A Down and Dirty Neo soul tune in the vein of D'angelo, Maxwell, Prince and Sly Stone. This Philadelphia style slip shot groove is infectious with it's retro synth sounds coupled with funky live drums, head noddin' base line and funkalicious guitar work. It's sexy and grimy and all things soul, Male Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul
This is a song about a woman with a shady past. She cleaned up her life and found her true love. Now, however, rumours about her past are flying and she wants to come clean and address it to save her relationship. Female Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul
Smooth, groovy R&B, acid jazzy track with vocal and background harmonies. The lyrics tell the tale of someone who is losing track of reality. The line between dreaming and reality is blurred as insanity sets in. Male Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul
colorful and timely brass helps to drive this track to emotional highs the bass keeps the low end tight and there other instrumental embellishments like the guitar chords that add their color to this sonic canvas, Instrumental, RnB, Neo-Soul
A mellow, yet uplifting mid-tempo track with a jazz swing in the rhythm as carried by the punchy organ throughout the chorus and the bouncy breakdown at the end. Brings to mind a walk in the park with an intimate friend or a cozy dinner for 2 at a nightclub. The rhythm is supported by funky congas. Instrumental, RnB, Neo-Soul
A mellow mid-tempo track with jazz & neo-soul undertones which could have been used as a backing track for lyrics by A Tribe Called Quest or a Sade song when both artists were in their heyday. Instrumental, RnB, Neo-Soul
A R&B ballad with a deep beat, lush vocals and a dreamy music arrangement. "Mi Amore I Adore" is about the moment you make up your mind and say 'this is the one'. It's a declaration that you will no longer let it be unsaid. Male Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul