As a music lover ever since I can remember, lyrics weren’t as important to me as was a funky beat. All of that changed as I matured and paid more attention to the lyrics in a song once I started listening to music through headphones.
About ten years or ago or so, I noticed a recurring theme throughout these categories I proudly coined SeXXXy Love, It’s Complicated and Funky Fresh Covers
Sending both direct and indirect messages, SeXXXy Love is sophisticated, dirty sexual lyrics represented in a classy language, full of euphemisms you can surely appreciate; that is if you comfortably embrace your own sexuality. This is where you get to “put your mind in the gutter”, as the play on words take you to a place where the room can get really hot!! There are definitely a few shock factors in many of the songs if you listen closely. As much as we talk trash among ourselves and our friends about sex, the manner in which the artists deliver the message in the music makes you laugh, snicker, cover your mouth and say to yourself—or out loud, ”WHAT?!!” Did he or she just say that?? This has been my reaction to a good number of the songs presented in the SeXXXy Love mixes. You would probably otherwise dismiss these songs because like me perhaps you didn’t pay a lot of attention to what was really being said. It sounds so natural, and soulful—the sensuality, such sincerity—something you definitely don’t expect—at least for me. If you hear a song you don’t feel is lyrically sexy in SeXXXy Love as I do, you can’t help but notice that the music is just as sensual as the lyrics—after all, they are soul-mates! Hence, the obligation I felt to create and present to you, the SeXXXy Love series.
See those three capitalized X’s?! You know what they stand for—sexual overtones AND undertones, freakish nasty moaning and groaning, smiling, laughing and soft air blown whispers you can clearly hear and imagine from the song, that could lead to a very SeXXXy night of SeXXXy pleasure. I ask my listeners to listen carefully so that they can get the full effect of what mood the artist is trying to elicit and wants you to receive—can you see you and your lover (actual or fantasy) in many of the scenarios the artist has created for you? I can!!
Remember that I am just the messenger 🙂
These songs have been carefully selected because of the SeXXXy lyrical content and shock factor they present. I have an extensive music library I search by keywords and have found some real gems of SeXXXiness I had no idea existed–from artists I would not expect to have found such goodies!!
These artists are versatile in their music and I find that they offer extremely SeXXXy lyrics, as well as PG-rated lyrical content. You may notice these artists are a few of my favorites as I have used their songs in more than one of my mixes or more than one song in a single mix, including: Jill Scott, Eric Benet, Rahsaan Patterson, Raheem DeVaughn, Ledisi, Maysa, Will Downing, Floetry, Ty Causey and Jon B.
On the flip side of SeXXXy Love, It’s Complicated is dedicated to those who don’t know where they stand in their relationship. It’s Complicated is dedicated to those who have communication issues. It’s about the things that matter and maybe the things that really don’t matter. It’s about forbidden love. It’s about either one who has been emotionally scorned in one way or another, yet still loving the one who caused that pain. It’s about falling down and getting back up.
The It’s Complicated mixes also tell stories of the world’s struggles; we are all in need of helping and healing one another. These songs will strike a chord somewhere within your soul. The artists’ delivery of the song places you right smack dab in the middle of the story they are depicting for those of us who can, in fact identify with the particular situation. You can’t help but feel their emotions—and that is one of the many splendors of music—it evokes feelings from deep down…
Ultimately, the It’s Complicated mixes are about letting it all out, they assist with acceptance and moving on with life’s ups and downs.
Funky Fresh Covers
Another recurring theme I kept hearing in my musical journey was remakes, or as many of us now refer to them as “covers”. My take on Funky Fresh Covers dictated that I had to let my music lovin friends know that, here is a song you know, and it’s been funked up, but you may not know the artist. Which leads me to another subject matter I will discuss in another post (ONUTSS). Some of you already know…
Stay tuned for the music mixes I’ve created for yours and my listening pleasure. Also, keep a look out for my photos and video footage of many events I attended over the years.
Please enjoy and share the SeXXXy Love, It’s Complicated and Funky Fresh Covers mixes in the following posts with those you know, appreciate good music!