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#ThrowbackThursday #TBT #BlackMusicMonth “Never Too Much” by Luther Vandross (1981)

Before there was Babyface, Tyrese, Tank, Ginuwine, Usher, Jason Derulo, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Jon B., Rico Love, Sebastin Mikael, Chris Brown . . . there . . . . was . . . . LUTHER who wrote his songs and had an ear for conducting amazing harmonies in his backup singers!

P.S. The street fashion in this video alone is worthy of a #ThrowbackThursday shoutout! ;)

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#FlashbackFriday #BdayEve #MemorialDayWeekend – Laurean’s Party Playlist 2014

So because my birthday is just around the corner and Memorial Weekend is the same, I have decided to create a party playlist for the occasion with all (or at least MOST) of my favorite music videos from high school, college, and right now! Let me know what you think. Did I miss your favorite video? Add to my list in Comments.

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Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake Storm Onto Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Charts with “Love Never Felt So Good” (AUDIO)

Originally posted on GOOD BLACK NEWS:

Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake Storm Onto Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Charts

It’s a royal return for the King of Pop to the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. Michael Jackson‘s “Love Never Felt So Good” with Justin Timberlake makes splashy debuts at No. 20 on the Hot 100 and No. 6 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The track (heard below) is the first single from Jackson’s posthumous album “Xscape,” due tomorrow (May 13).

“Good” sold 80,000 downloads in the week ending May 4, according to Nielsen SoundScan, after only three full days on-sale. The song went on-sale in the evening of May 1, after it premiered on the iHeartRadio Music Awards the same night. It’s available as both a duet and as a solo track from Jackson, although sales of the Timberlake version drive 80 percent of its combined sales.

Powered by hourly play across a multitude of Clear Channel-owned radio stations on May 2, “Love” debuts at No. 38…

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This Week’s #MCM – Michael Joseph Jackson aka The King of Pop

This Week's #MCM - Michael Joseph Jackson aka The King of Pop

After watching last night’s MasterClass with Justin Timberlake, I realized how much he had become the artist he is because of the major influence of the original genius entertainer, my idol, Michael Joseph Jackson. I also realized how incredibly special I was because I had the amazing opportunity to see MJ live not once but TWICE (Victory Tour at Joe Robbie Stadium at age 3 and the Bad Tour at the Miami Arena as a preteen).

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Justin Timberlake NEVER saw him live until he performed with him at the VMA’s (MTV’s Video Music Awards with N’Sync who performed their single “Pop” in 2001)!

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And being that tomorrow (May 13th) will be the release date for the much publicized “Xscape” album, I would be a terrible “Moonwalker” (MJ fan moniker from Instagram) if I did not include The King of Pop as this week’s #MCM.

Enjoy!

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