Happy New Year – 2010 DIVINE ORDER

8 Jan

Happy New Year World. 2010 I am ready to take over…The word my Bishop gave us was that this year will be a year of divine order. For me its going to be the year everything is set in place. My dreams, visions, relationships all seem to be taking full shape and form. I’m gone be ready!

Yolanda Adams – I’m gone be ready

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My prayers go out to Kandi and her family.

3 Oct

ajkandi1Blogging world. It was only last night I stayed up till 5am UK time watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta and now I’ve learned that Kandi, *Award -winning singer/songwriter* has just lost her Ex- finace.

There was alot of family controversy on the show aired on ‘Bravo Tv’ about her marrying him. AJ a father to 6 children from other mothers had Kandi’s mom anxious about them wedding.

Kandi had said she was basing her up and coming album on a lot of experiences with AJ who she she seemed genuinely happy with and truly loved. I hope that she finds the strength to pull thorough as well as her daughter who looked at him a father figure.

Its so sad to hear of this. I pray that God comforts there families and above all Kandi in the fullness of time will understand the greater purpose of this.

We only know that he was involved in a bar fight. This is yet to be confirmed. But through it all, we can only pray for comfort to there families at this tragic time.

Remember world – Life is not promised. Live each day and in everything glorify God!

STOP THE VIOLENCE – LIFE IS A GIFT –

Juiciest * Baby * Girl

2 Oct

soulmusicpodcast

‘The Death of Soul Music’

Feature –Alicia Keys: Juiciest

So long gone is the era of real music. Being an 80’s baby myself I like to think I was blessed at most with the musical geniuses that surrounded me. From the sounds of Prefab Sprout ‘Cars & Girls’ to Michael Jackson, artists like the O’Jays with tracks like ‘BackStabbers’ and Britain’s own Sade with the chart topping track ‘Taboo’.  Some of the last ambassadors who produced music with a solid feel of content and substance.

It was just the other day I was downstairs in the study and heard my brother playing an Alicia Keys track called ‘Juiciest’. The track was never released on any of her albums or for radio play. It could be considered an underground track at most, but whilst listening to the track, it suddenly dawned on me that the era of true soul music had come to an end. The track embodies and captures the true essence of soul music.

What is soul music? Music that strikes a chord, bringing up moments in one lifes relating to their greatest or saddest memories, doesn’t need strong sexual connotations or a supporting music video with the artist wearing next to nothing to sell, but can relate to all.

The magic of the musical compositions, the lyrical content relating to issues from politics to love. From the words to the harmonies it denoting that old school flavor. So from the lyrics to the musical blend of drums, rhythm they create music for the soul! Even though a lot of the 90’s hits tracks within RnB where more about relationships, the tracks where real and relatable, Next ‘Too Close’, Brain McKnight ‘Back at One’

Although Alicia Keys is a 90’s artist Alicia along with artists like Indie Arie, Omar & Nora Jones remain some of the few that have richness and substance in musical content.

Today I wish the kids could be enlightened with greater sounds other than the likes of NDubz, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce who’s music is all about producing a commercial number one hit, yes appealing in beat but accompanied by music videos that sell themselves short.

Long gone are the days of real music with issues one can actually relate to with a message of empowerment. Today that’s what the industry demands and requires and I can totally appreciate that. The days when music fed and quenched the soul with the blend of trumpets and base with striking guitar cords that hit the soul. We have entered an era the old school magic is a thing of the past, but for me still lives on…YOUTUBE!

Written by Stephane Alexandre

Enjoy x


Tell them that there daddy was a good man….

1 Oct

Good Man – India Arie

Ello My beautiful bloggers. The other day a friend uploaded this video on Facebook. The words in this song are amazing! Funny cause I hadn’t heard it in years. When I was younger I remember my daddy playing this song and just loving the blend of guitar and her chocolate voice…

The acoustic mix with the soulful sounds of India make this an undeniable soulful hit. But I can’t quite put my finger on who she is talking about! As you listen to the words who do you think she is talking about.

I kinda think she is talking about Christ, but then it could be the passing of her partner?

Let me know what you think folks

Stephané Alexandre has arrived!

1 Oct

Well hello world! I’ve arrived to the intriguing world of blogging..O’ the excitement! Subscribers I hope you are all ready to embark on this journey. Writers block no more..let the journey commence…