“We were like, ‘This is awesome, we have to do this.’ And then we were really extra thrilled that Jill Scott wanted to present them the award as well,” Graves says. “Timbaland and Swizz Beatz haven’t just created some of the most bangin’ music of our times; they also spent their career uplifting other artists, which is why they created Verzuz,” she said. Baker continues to prove to us that she stands the test of time and that her voice will always be a presence in the music business whether she is singing or not. But for entertainment journalist and co-host of Netflix’s Okay, Now Listen podcast, Sylvia Obell, the real power of the series is its “for us, by us” ethos. According to court documents, the singer owes the company […] Former first lady Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Def Jam, not to mention media outlets ranging from. Would you take the sultry Anita Baker or the soothing voice of Sade? With Instagram Live as stage and proscenium, early battles featured producers, artists and songwriters such as Ne-Yo vs. Johntá Austin and Mannie Fresh vs. Scott Storch, as well as R&B mavens Erykah Badu vs. Jill Scott and dancehall heroes Beenie Man vs. Bounty Killer. I didn't mean for this video to be so in depth lol. I was thinking about Anita Baker, and I was like ‘man, we have to give Anita her flowers. Over two decades of hits follow from the seasoned vets, from crossovers like DMX’s festive “Party Up (Up In Here)” and Snoop’s breezy “Gin And Juice” to heartfelt testimonies such as “Slippin” and “Murder Was The Case (Death After Visualizing Eternity).” Now fans such as Kevin Durant, Missy Elliott and Diddy throw fire emojis seconds apart as Snoop makes an observation. Seven albums, eight Grammy Awards and a multitude of fans at her back, Anita Baker was one of the unforgettable voices of the mid 80’s and 1990’s. When asked who he would like to see appear when the show returns, Timbo mentioned Grammy Award-winning R&B singers Sade and Anita Baker. See more ideas about female singers, soul music, anita. “When you’re watching Verzuz, be ready. ATOJ Presents Sade Vs Anita Baker . Don’t sleep on Toni because she was a megastar in her own right and did well. See more ideas about black music, soul music, singer. Legendary soul singers Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle will go head to head on the next Verzuz battle set to air on Instagram Live on Sunday, September 13 at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET. On a recent Friday night, that platform transported us to the gritty glitz of today’s hip-hop with 2 Chainz and Rick Ross going head-to-head. I feel like we can’t leave this world without Anita Baker or celebrating Sade. The annual award show dedicated to all things digital was so impressed that it decided to honor the series with a new accolade: the Crush the Internet Special Achievement Award. Of course, this battle isn’t taking place in an underground club. Of course, this battle isn’t taking place in an underground club. This week’s segment focuses on iconic songsbirds, Anita Baker and Sade. There was so much love between them that we didn’t feel right scoring it. And the series has delivered on both counts. ( Log Out /  155.7k Likes, 19.9k Comments - The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Instagram: “Wait a dang minute, #Timbaland trying to see something with this proposed ultimate Aunty #Verzuz…” Why you starting off my day with these deep philosophical questions!?! ATOJ Presents Sade Vs Anita Baker . In between the anticipation, Timbaland pitched a public request for soul legends Anita Baker and Sade to join the fun. Her music is so beautiful. Verzuz is a distant cousin of Jamaican dancehall sound clashes and basement beat battles that rumbled in the Bronx back in the ‘70s. In their own unique styles, they endeared themselves to music fans all across the world. As buzz filled the early comings of Verzuz, it was Teddy Riley vs. Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds that brought it all together—brilliant backstories, unforgettable memes and record-shattering numbers—for the series’ first viral battle. The "Verzuz" series was created by music producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to entertain hip-hop and R&B fans stuck indoors during quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic. I’m voting Sade by a small measure. “I love that it’s especially brought back the old sense of social media to me. Same for Bounty Killer and Beenie, even post-battle . Each participant also helped mold the presentation of the battle. While Anita Baker was becoming a star in the 80’s, another singer was making her presence known as well. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Ludacris, who battled Nelly during his Verzuz session, saw his 2001 club hit, “Move B***h,” used on the front lines in New York when protesters recited the jam at police in June. Critical and public reception. The battles have been a boon for the artists, too, bringing in millions of new fans. Beyond the boards are songwriters like Makeba Riddick, Kandi Burruss and Keri Hilson, who pushed their pens to develop hits for the likes of Ciara, Britney Spears, TLC and Beyoncé. Press alt + / to open this menu. Get the Robb Report newsletter for similar stories delivered straight to your inbox. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight are coming to your Sunday dinner, and here’s how to set your table. Verzuz was started by music producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz. ANITA BAKER is like most parents: She sings songs from the movie ''The Lion King'' with her toddler son, and she wants to be there when her 11-month-old takes his first steps. The kind of flexibility that [DJs] had in the ’60s no longer exists. The stories alone should be amazing, but the jams, oh the jams! Photo: Steve Eichner/AP; Amy Harris/Invision/AP. And it was in Detroit where she grew up and was discovered singing in a nightclub at the age of 16 by David Washington, band leader of the group Chapter 8. While Anita Baker was becoming a star in the 80’s, another singer was making her presence known as well. Sade, like Baker, is one voice in music that is truly unforgettable. Accessibility Help. Change ). Once fan predicted battles between “Sade and Anita Baker, Chaka Khan vs. Diana Ross, Mary J Blige vs. Toni Braxton, vs. With tales behind the hits and a joyous trip into the layers of modern hip-hop, the battles were created, the super producers say, to entertain and educate the masses about Black music. DJs themselves have created their own virtual platform to serve the same function—that is, to reach out, to comfort and choose the music they want to play for the community,” she says. “I don’t have a wishlist because we don’t force nothing on Verzuz,” Timbaland began. As next year brings us the 50th anniversary of this month of recognition, Verzuz is poised to focus its lens on that narrative. VERZUZ was influenced by sound clashes – Thank you Beenie, Bounty, and everyone who made it happen.” The Verzuz co-creators also credited Gucci Mane and Jeezy’s joint performance of “So Icy” as the best moment from the series.“People showed up for them to go into destruction and they gave them destruction during the Verzuz,” Timbaland said. But which one is the better of the two? If Verzuz has inspired a kind of no-context-needed celebration of Black music, that joy was abruptly cut short in May amid the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police. And even though she and the group did not make it (they were dropped by Ariola Records), she caught the eye of an executive there who wanted Baker to be an artist on his Beverly Glen label. The rapper played the song during his Verzuz battle, while sharing new songs such as “S.O.T.L (Silence of the Lambs)” with Lil Wayne and an untitled track with Chance The Rapper. Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? As the format grew, so did the audience, presenting new opportunities and partnerships. i grew up around both but i could never get into anita baker. In 2009, President Barack Obama tweaked the name of Black Music Month to what we know now as African-American Music Appreciation Month. It can be all-out war, but definitely respect, admiration, behind-the-scenes stories about how the songs are created and music from two respected artists.”. We were like, ‘What are we doing? Verzuz is not only the Covid era’s biggest viral hit: It has arguably etched itself into the annals of Black music history. Anita Baker's Rapture and Giving You the Best That I Got were genre defining and had strong record sales … This Sunday, the good folks at Verzuz are bringing a “battle” most of us didn’t even know we needed: Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle. We also had a versus battle between Sada & Anita Baker. ET. According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, Babyface and Riley saw an instant surge, with their productions and singles gaining 3 million on-demand streams just 24 hours after their session. Former first lady Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Def Jam, not to mention media outlets ranging from Complex to this magazine, dropped every emoji under the moon in the comments section. Melania Trump breaks long first lady tradition. Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958)[1] is an American singer-songwriter. Anita 2. Sade 3. “This is real battle rap from back in the day,” he says. I appreciate Sade more now because when I was little..I could not stand her voice! Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu, was born in Nigeria and grew up mostly overseas. 68.4k Likes, 6,897 Comments - Timbo the King - CEO (@timbaland) on Instagram: “It’s time for the Queens on Verzuz E vs J shout @femmeitforward let’s go @therealswizzz…” Tagged as Anita Baker, Friday Music Battle, Sade. makaveli03 Members Posts: 2,392. He also released a gentle tune of unity and love, titled “Get Along,” as part of his, On a recent Friday night, that platform transported us to the gritty glitz of today’s hip-hop with 2 Chainz and Rick Ross going head-to-head. Before Apple Music created its “Cheat Code” playlists for the series, DJ and artist Olivia Dope provided a track-by-track playlist of her own on the platform.The battles have been a boon for the artists, too, bringing in millions of new fans. [quote]only Sade song I know is that ordianry love song. She is regarded as one of the most popular singers of soulful romantic ballads during the height of the quiet storm period of contemporary R&B in the 1980s. “It’s not only super fun to listen to these artists play their own music together. or. It doesn't matter how many Sade songs you know, Sade is very obviously much more successful than Anita Baker. With over 4 million viewers, the session earned the internet’s biggest compliment: “They literally crushed the internet; it crashed,” Claire Graves, executive director of the Webby Awards, tells. Toni Braxton vs Anita Baker The deep voiced women. .”. Friday Music Battle: Who Was The Best Act Within New Edition? the real power of the series is its “for us, by us” ethos. T-Pain and Lil Jon welcomed big party energy and Beenie and Bounty ditched the split-screen altogether, inspiring today’s “in the same room” format. Their names: Anita Baker and Sade. ATOJ Presents Sade Vs Anita Baker . Toni vs Anita Baker would be a good idea! Ne-Yo and Johntá brought class and diligent 90-second playbacks. Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu, was born in Nigeria and grew up mostly overseas. When Verzuz is on, it feels like old Twitter, like when I was in college. “This is such a great platform for that.”. On Wednesday, Verzuz co-founder Timbaland tweeted that season two would be "Going to another level. Just when the epic Verzuz battle between music legends Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle seemed like it couldn’t get any more impressive, Dionne Warwick showed up. Before long, artists were challenging one another to potential battles, all while […] But for entertainment journalist and co-host of Netflix’s. Toni Braxton Vocally 1. From there, she wrote released her first album titled The Songstress in 1983. In between the anticipation, Timbaland pitched a public request for soul legends Anita Baker and Sade to join the fun. Harry Brant, son of Stephanie Seymour, dead at 24. What a meaningless statement. Verzuz: Jill Scott vs Erykah Badu to Drop May 9th Discussion in 'Music Industry News and Views' started by iSaidWhatIsaid, May 1, 2020. Comparing the two is ridiculous. The … Same for Bounty Killer and Beenie, even post-battle . Baker was honored at the 2018 BET Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday, June 24. “I don’t have a wishlist because we don’t force nothing on Verzuz,” Timbaland Anita Toni Sade I grew up listening to Anita the most because my mom would sing her songs at gigs. Sections of this page. “Black music has always served as a unifying force, and it’s also been used to galvanize people into political action,” says Dr. Portia K. Maultsby, an American ethnomusicologist and professor emerita at Indiana University Bloomington. This week’s segment focuses on iconic songsbirds, Anita Baker and Sade. In 2009, President Barack Obama tweaked the name of, at the time.“ Their contributions help illuminate the human experience and spirit, and they help us reflect on our nation’s ongoing narrative.”. “I think there were points during the T-Pain and Lil Jon battle where I tweeted one word and people understood what I was talking about.”, I’m callingggg Out toooooAlllllll myyyyY’all my ladiesssss pic.twitter.com/5jde4RZeYA. It quickly became harder to determine a winner in the 20 rounds, with nostalgia spilling out from an audience that brought plenty of wattage of its own. This Sunday, the good folks at Verzuz are bringing a “battle” most of us didn’t even know we needed: Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle. Log In. See more of Get Healthy With Gail TLC on Facebook. You get the stories, you get the history and you feel like you’re part of something when you’re listening and watching them,” she says. Friday Music Battle: Raheem DeVaughn vs Dwele. As the Covid-19 kept millions at home, Verzuz offered a jubilant alternative to the tedium. Both have been around for decades and you can still hear people play their music like it just came out yesterday. Toni I think I’m biased though because I love Sade and can listen to her all day everyday but I also love Anita Baker … ( Log Out /  See more of Get Healthy With Gail TLC on Facebook. “Black music serves multiple purposes, and it’s also popular for multiple songs to be translated into the civil rights movement. T-Pain and Lil Jon welcomed big party energy and Beenie and Bounty ditched the split-screen altogether, inspiring today’s “in the same room” format. I love seeing how much love is there between the artists playfully. After the announcements, fans took to the comments to anticipate who might take the Verzuz stage next. Sade 2. A Juneteenth celebration featured Alicia Keys vs. John Legend. Plus, get the exclusive Robb Report tote bag FREE. who made better music overall? When you think of soothing music, two women have made a career of giving you that exact sound. Created and curated by Swizz Beats and Timbaland, Verzuz is the wildly successful Instagram Live series that pits musical legends of hip-hop and R&B in virtual song battles, as millions of people watch. Once fan predicted battles between “Sade and Anita Baker, Chaka Khan vs. Diana Ross, Mary J Blige vs. Toni Braxton, and Mariah Carey vs. Janet Jackson.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Verzuz (@verzuztv) on Oct 13, 2020 at 3:50pm PDT You know what I’m saying? Save up to 63% off the cover price and get free access to the digital edition. Without question, more women are needed if Verzuz is to live up to its mission and offer a counterpoint to the treatment women have faced in the music industry for decades. After the announcements, fans took to the comments to anticipate who might take the Verzuz stage next. After the announcements, fans took to the comments to anticipate who might take the Verzuz stage next. . Subscribe Today at Huge Savings! somethin about her voice just bothers me. Log In. . As well as, we had some sing-alongs, so come on in and listen in. Apple Music began airing the battles. One unexpected number from hip-hop’s repertoire took center stage at recent Black Lives Matter protests. Like Baker, Sade disappeared and reappeared through the 80’s, 90’s and on into the 2000’s, when she gave us this song in 2012: ( Log Out /  These two women have been present at cookouts, graduations, breakups (to makeups) to church and back. Once fan predicted battles between “Sade and Anita Baker, Chaka Khan vs. Diana Ross, Mary J Blige vs. Toni Braxton, vs. Baker faded away for a while, came back in 1996 and then resurfaced again in 2012 with this re-make of Tyrese’s Lately: “One thing I love about Verzuz is how it’s created an ecosystem in its own culture in a way where the people who are giving get it back. And from that album, the single that put Baker on the map was born: In May, Scott presented the producers with the new Webby Award in a speech delivered from her living room. Erykah Badu, left, and Jill Scott  Subscribe today & save up to 63%! "Verzuz" with Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight reminded me — and should remind you — that listening to the past is not just about the music; it’s about the memories. The stories alone should be amazing, but the jams, oh the jams! Verzuz is not only the Covid era’s biggest viral hit: It has arguably etched itself into the annals of Black music history. “And I know this generation’s repertoire draws a lot from hip-hop.”. “I’m just so grateful that I made something that can be used for the movement, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon.”, Maultsby likens Verzuz to the role Black DJs played back in the ’60s. DMX, left, and Snoop Dog  “And that’s the beautiful thing about the various generations coming together; they each draw from the repertoire with which they are familiar,” she says. Da: THE KING ROYAL SHOW #WBRP 15 1.022 8 mesi fa 1.022 8 mesi fa It also inspired Verzuz to air a spiritual session, billed as “The Healing,” with gospel greats Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond, taking us back to some of Black music’s earliest forms of social response. Without a doubt, Verzuz has resonated through the channels of pop culture and across the music business. Anita Baker and Sade Adu have two of the most recognizable voices in the music industry. Apple Music began. Sade, for all of her stunning physical presence, and for having a voice that has sung some of the most enchanting and exotic songs ever heard, just isn't in the same league of the seven Grammys, four AMAs- winning, Anita Baker. “I think that’s what artists get in the game for, and I’m talking about all artists,” he says. VERZUZ: New Date for Ashanti - Keyshia Cole Battle Jan 14, 2021 The “new and final date” is January 21st at 8 p.m. Tune in today's episode of The Avenue Talk. As buzz filled the early comings of Verzuz, it was Teddy Riley vs. Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds that brought it all together—brilliant backstories, unforgettable memes and record-shattering numbers—for the series’ first viral battle. From this single, Baker’s name began to grow and she began to become a force on the music scene. When asked who he would like to see appear when the show returns, Timbo mentioned Grammy Award-winning R&B singers Sade and Anita Baker. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. With tales behind the hits and a joyous trip into the layers of modern hip-hop, the battles were created, Photo: Steve Eichner/AP; Amy Harris/Invision/AP, Verzuz is a distant cousin of Jamaican dancehall sound clashes and basement beat battles that rumbled in the Bronx back in the ‘70s. “Some songs last a couple of years, some songs can last a decade or two, and we’re working on two decades with this song, and it’s still just as relevant, if not more relevant, today than it was when I first put it out,” Ludacris tells, of the moment. They’ve curated pairings that included Teddy Riley vs. Babyface , Jill Scott vs. Erykah Badu and Kirk Franklin vs… I really loved that in the Erykah [Badu] battle with Jill Scott. Gingerly, a healthy and sober X calls for guidance, patience and strength for the world, leading Snoop to put his joint to rest, creating an instantly iconic image that could’ve only happened here. According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, Photo: Tony Nelson/Mediapunch Inc. /IPX/AP; Amy Harris/Invision/AP, And, as you may expect from any phenomenon that commands the attention of millions, the music industry perked up, too. The Diva Debate is a segment of The Starting Five where two iconic African-American women from the world of entertainment, sports, etc. Create New Account. “YouTube, Instagram, etc. As millions of people took to the streets in protest, the Black Lives Matter movement penetrated channels of media, fashion, technology and sports, with companies vowing to implement policies that bring equality for Black people and people of color. treatment women have faced in the music industry for decades. The producers haven’t missed the opportunity to extend branches to contemporary R&B and dancehall, two genres that are often sampled and watered down on the, Living legend Missy Elliott has been called to the stage by fans as well as modern R&B staples Keyshia Cole and Ashanti. Whether it’s helping us stay strong through strange and alienating times, uncovering stunning discographies, or correcting a historic wrong, Verzuz will not only notate joyful palimpsests in our memories; it will add a new entry to the story of Black music. Just when the epic Verzuz battle between music legends Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle seemed like it couldn’t get any more impressive, Dionne Warwick showed up. Facebook. With Instagram Live as stage and proscenium, early battles featured producers, artists and songwriters such as, Each participant also helped mold the presentation of the battle. Streaming platforms such as Tidal and Spotify also took advantage of the moment by gathering the songs in playlist format after every battle. “Some songs last a couple of years, some songs can last a decade or two, and we’re working on two decades with this song, and it’s still just as relevant, if not more relevant, today than it was when I first put it out,” Ludacris tells Robb Report of the moment. Once fan predicted battles between “Sade and Anita Baker, Chaka Khan vs. Diana Ross, Mary J Blige vs. Toni Braxton, and In between the anticipation, Timbaland pitched a public request for soul legends Anita Baker and Sade to join the fun. He also released a gentle tune of unity and love, titled “Get Along,” as part of his Kid Nation platform dedicated to releasing music for children. The producers haven’t missed the opportunity to extend branches to contemporary R&B and dancehall, two genres that are often sampled and watered down on the Billboard charts, but a space still remains for women to dominate the battles. After the announcements, fans took to the comments to anticipate who might take the Verzuz stage next. Ravens waive Robert Griffin III after 3 seasons Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The second season of the highly-acclaimed Verzuz series is on the way. The second season of the highly-acclaimed Verzuz series is on the way. I love love Toni! More than just a distraction, though, the series celebrated Black legacy artists, bridging a gap between the children of hip-hop and lovers of its soulful foundations. The Diva Debate: Anita Baker vs. Sade. The warrant was issued on Wednesday after Baker failed to appear for a subpoena on September 10, 2013 in a lawsuit brought on by Ray A. Smith Painting and Decorating, Inc. are paired — leaving our readers free to debate. @verzuz… Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. Swizz Beatz & Timbaland open up about their favorite Verzuz performance, as well as one artist they’d like to give flowers to. DMX and Snoop Dogg’s epic Verzuz battle begins the only way it should—with a prayer. I was thinking about Anita Baker, and I was like — man, we have to give Anita her flowers.” It’s safe to say, fans can expect to see a lot more R&B match-ups throughout the ongoing second season of Verzuz. Both of these artists made a memorable impact on the music scene. Without question, more women are needed if Verzuz is to live up to its mission and offer a counterpoint to the. People aren’t worried about hashtags, making a thread, making it make sense or giving each tweet context,” she says. And while there, she joined a band and this amazing song was produced: Plus, get digital edition access and a free tote bag. As the format grew, so did the audience, presenting new opportunities and partnerships. Anita Baker vs Sade...who you got folks? Absolutely LOVE, Anita Baker singing the Emotoins classic with the lovely Perri Sisters!! Sign Up. 68.4k Likes, 6,897 Comments - Timbo the King - CEO (@timbaland) on Instagram: “It’s time for the Queens on Verzuz E vs J shout @femmeitforward let’s go @therealswizzz…” Ne-Yo and Johntá brought class and diligent 90-second playbacks. Due to COVID-19 we are not in these streets the way many of used to be so we have found pleasure in DJ's like D-Nice, Questlove, 9th Wonder, Jazzy Jeff, DJ Cassidy, and a … Verzuz is the platform to tell this woman how much her music done just for me. Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. It was suggested, and I had do it. 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