Category: Music

ChiStepper Chats With New Steppin Artist John Day

John, tell us where you’re from and what influenced you to pursue music. I’m born and raised in Chicago, south side Roseland area.  What influenced me to do music was my environment. [I] grew up in church and sung in…

Inevitable by Alex Isley

Singer Alex Isley is back with another strong album called “Luxury,” which features a track called “Inevitable” that Steppers could definitely go to work on.  It seems that Isley is being slept on by the masses, but everything I’ve heard from…

CarMichael Discusses New Album, Love Souljah

  Your first single “Rock It” debuted in the Steppin community in 2009. Six years later you’re still making great Steppin music. A lot of artists make a popular song or two and disappear, how have you managed to stay…

Kenny Lattimore: Heart Stops

Smooth soul crooner Kenny Lattimore is back with a new album titled, “Anatomy Of A Love Song” released two weeks ago on April 14th.  The album features a smooth Steppin record called, “Heart Stops” featured below.  Check it out and…

Raheem DeVaughn: Countdown To Love

Raheem DeVaughn’s new disc, Love Sex Passion was released on Feb 17th, so I’m sure the DJ’s are well aware of the music by now, but as of yet I’ve only heard the single “Queen” played so far.  That leads…

Carmen Rodgers Drops Sexy Steppers Single

Steppers who remember Carmen Rodger’s smooth Steppers hit “Just Believe” will be happy to know that she dropped a brand new CD a  week ago called “Star Gazer,” with a sexy lead single featuring Anthony David called, “Charge.”  Check out…

James Brown’s Mr. Dynamite Documentary

If you weren’t aware of the HBO documentary “Mr. Dynamite,” which chronicles iconic soul singer James Brown’s rise to fame, you must check it out.  The documentary, full of great music, dancing, and interviews fills in a number of the…

Marcell Russell And Carmen Perform In Chicago

Marcell Russell (formerly of Marcell and The Truth) has been a favorite among Steppers since the release of his now classic record Hopes Too High, which featured hits like “Maybe I’m Not The Man,” “Cold Rain,” “Breathe Love,” and the…

New Music: Score By JMSN

Check out this dope Steppin record by JMSN called, “Score” on the The Blue Album.  I tested it out in my kitchen, so it’s definitely ready for the dance floor.

ALEX ISLEY: ABOUT HIM

Hailing from Los Angeles, Alex Isley is fresh new face on the Neo Soul scene.  She is the daughter of the legendary guitarist, Earnie Isley (of the Isley Brother’s).  Check out this new Steppin joint called “About Him” on the…