An accomplished producer, songwriter, musician, and vocalist, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds began his career in the early '80s with the Cincinnati-based band the Deele. He released his first solo album, Lovers, in 1986, which lead to six more solo discs by the end of the '90s. His lovelorn crooning won him legions of diehard fans, and also led to a greatest hits compilation in 2000. In addition to his own extensive catalog, Babyface has crafted songs for a wide array of R&B and Pop stars, including Paula Abdul, Mary J. Blige, and Boyz II Men.
Babyface Concert Films
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
Runtime: 1 hr 3 minAs a singer, producer, and songwriter, Babyface was an inescapable presence in virtually every major facet of pop music during the '90s. His own recordings helped rejuvenate the R&B tradition of the smooth, sensitive, urban crooner and made him a staple of urban contemporary radio. Yet their considerable success was eclipsed by his songwriting and production work for other artists, which linked him with some of the biggest stars and hit singles of the decade (and not just in the...
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OMG Tour: Live from London
Runtime: 1 hr 21 minR&B icon Usher toplines this live concert, mounted and shot at London, England's O2 Arena during the artist's spring 2011 OMG tour to promote his Raymond v Ramond album. Selections include "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)," "U Remind Me," "U Don't Have to Call," "Mars Vs. Venus," "DJ Got Us Falling in Love," "There Goes My Baby," "Burn" and many more.
Live At Wembley
Runtime: 1 hr 22 minLuther Vandross' superb live performances have met with both critical and public acclaim. This stunning concert was recorded during Luther's record-breaking ten S.R.O. shows at London's Wembley Arena, during his 1988-89 world tour.
House Music, Redefined
Runtime: 1 hr 32 min100% Silk is an independent record label and taste-maker in the expanding and evolving world of electronic dance music. In June of 2012, four core acts from the label, LA Vampires, Ital, Magic Touch and Maria Minerva, embarked a lengthy group tour through the UK, Europe, and beyond. SILK is an expressionistic documentary that chronicles the performances, cultural environments, and global scenes through which the trip traveled. The motivating philosophies and emotions of the artists involved are visually articulated with seven fully staged dance sequences conceived and choreographed by Mecca Vazie Andrews and the Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company. SILK is a music documentary, live concert experience, essayistic travelogue and above all, dance film.