Monthly Archives: March 2008

Destined For Greatness: Karina Pasian

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After winning 2003’s Star Search, a bidding war that included Diddy, Jay-Z and many others Karina Pasian is ready for her debut album. Her debut album called First Love is schedule for release on Island/Def Jam Records. On her debut album she has worked with songwriters, producers and artist like Cool and Dre,The Dream, Tricky Stewart, Gordon Chambers, Chris Brown, Carlos McKinnney & Lil Mama. Her first single is “16 @ War” which has been leaked 4 months before the single hit radio. Since the age of 3 Karina has been honing her skills as a dedicated pianist, vocalist and songwriter.

Unique Accomplishment(s):

She played with Hector Martingnon one of the best latin jazz pianists in the world.

She had recently played at the White House during Black Music month for George W. Bush being the first Dominican to play at the White House.

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She’s a star destined for greatness.

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Countdown the most successful young celebrities of today under 25 doing their thing

Stars include Keyshia Cole, Ciara ,Neyo, Columbus Short, Rhianna & Chris Brown.

Dopest R&B Albums Of 2007

1. Bobby Valentino- Special Occasion

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This album was dope I give it 4 stars 1/2 out of five stars. Tim & Bob always have dope tracks for Bobby V and the songwriting was dope. There was songs like Checkin For Me , Anonymous produced by Timberland, Darkchild Turn The Page and Rearview ft. Ludachris written by J.Que the Clutch, I Was Wrong and a song called If I Had My Way which was a remake song by Jeffrey Osborne. The album producers and rappers like Tim and Bob, Darkchild, Ludachris and Fabolous making this album one of the hottest albums of 2007. You can play it while you’re driving or play it at home. It’s a dope R&B Album
Favorite Songs: Checkin For Me, I Might Not Be, Anonoymous, I Was Wrong, Can’t Wait Til Later and Turn The Page.
2. Neyo- Because Of You

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First off I admire Neyo because he writes his own songs and seek production from no name producers like Stargate who produce his hit song So Sick. Also cause he wrote some of my favorite songs for like Mario’s Let Me Love You, Mario What’s It Gonna Be and Usher’s I Can’t Win. This Album was dope too but it wasn’t better than his last album In My Own Words.

Favorite songs: Go On Girl, Make It Work, Because Of You, Crazy and Sex With My Ex.

3. Chris Brown- Exclusive

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The album was fire, there was production and songwriting from Tim and Bob, The Underdogs, Bryan Michael Cox or B.Cox, The Dream “Shawty Is A Ten” and Sean Garrett who wrote Yeah for Usher. There was alot of hits on there. Chris Brown did his thing on that album. Favorite songs: Throwed, Take You Down, Wall To Wall , Kiss Kiss ,Get At Ya, With You & Lottery.

4. Mario Go

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This Album was one of the best Albums of the 2007. This is a five star album. There was production and songwriting from Pharell Go, Timberland, No Definitionby Polo Da Don, Crying Out For Me, Oak Why and What’s It Gonna Be Written by Neyo. Mario brought it!!! He’s one of the Best Male Vocalist of Today besides Usher who is making a comeback. Mario doesn’t get the pay due he deserves.
Favorite Songs: Crying Out For Me, No Definition, How Do I Breathe, Why, Music For Love and Go. There were a lot of songs that didn’t make the album too. You might want to look into that.
5. Joe-Aint Nothing Like Me

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This Album was fire too. It was dope. There was production from Stargate If I Was Your Man, Tim and Bob, Cool and Dre Let’s Just Do It, The Smith Bros, from Taj Jackson who wrote If I Was Your Man and Where You At. The album was fire with guest appearances from Fabolous, Dre, Nas, Pappose, Tony Yayo and Young Buck.

Favorite Songs: Get To Know Me, Aint Nothing Like Me, Let’s Just Do It and Where You At.
Other Albums worth buying is Amerie Because I Love It was fire. Alicia Keys As I Am she’s dope one of the best Female Vocalist of my time, Amy Winehouse Back To Black, she is dope her clarity and diction with words is very cool. Kelly Rowland self titled album had some good songs on there. There was production by Mysto and Pizzi and songs written by Sean Garrett featuring artist like Eve, Snoop Dogg and Tank. Ledisi album was dope too. If you don’t know about her look her up and Chrisette Michele album as well.

Craig David The Story Goes Album, Trey Songz Trey Day Album , J.Holiday Album Back Of My Lac, Fantasia Album, Musiq Soulchild Luvanmusiq was fire. Anthony Hamilton Southern Comfort album is dope R.Kelly Double Up Album had Production from new Producers like Mysto and Pizzi Surf Club Carr etc. Tank Album and Marques Houston’s Veteran was dope albums too. All these albums are worth listening too. That’s it for the Dopest albums of 2007.