200 words on Foreign Exchange

Guest Blogger. That Guy

Leaving it All Behind is a great title and Nicolay decides to remind us what the first album sounds like with this clever atmospheric intro that picks up from where Foreign Exchange left off. This project is very smooth. Nicolay out did himself on this one, the Foreign Exchange sound is complete and official. Soulfully melodic, true to the heart, just a rap music master piece. Thanks for the Trumpet on ‘Take Off the Blues’ Stan Graham.

This time Foreign Exchange provides two master pieces to their album when you purchase it. Yes the instrumental version is included. Something for everyone, even for the DJ’s who don’t play vinyl anymore. It’s a beautiful touch because it’s the perfect Sunday album for the rap enthusiast. Vocally the arrangements are brilliant and Phonte’s authentic b-boy tone just ends up being the icing on the cake to this Nicolay instrumental enterprise. It would also be a sin for one not to mention the sultry romantic vocals of Darien Brockington. Although he has his own distinct sound like we heard on the first album, this time around I was constantly reminded of the sounds of Dwele, D’Angelo, and even Musiq all fused into this one Darien Brockington. If you haven’t heard him on any music yet now is the time.

If your energy is positive and authentic and you enjoy funk, jazz, rock, ambient, R&B and rap, then this album is truly for you. Cheers to Leaving it All Behind…The Foreign Exchange!

By That Guy
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Metro Station

Congratulations to Sumaya for winning the October HeyDoYou giveaways!
Look at this email we got!

Hi Yvonne,

I just wanted to thank you for the Metro Station album. I’m enjoying the beats! I wrote a review on it on my blog 🙂

Thanks again,


Feeling FANCY

I was in a Shoppers today and I discovered the new Jessica Simpson FANCY. I am totally in love with it and it reminds me Barbie perfume when i was young!

There have been many reviews and blog posts about this and here is the official write up from Macy’s. One of the BellaSugar says it’s a great first date perfume.. i have to agree!

The Fragrance. Feminine. Sensual. Flirtatious. Memorable. Inspired by the layers of Jessica Simpson’s award winning talent, beauty and captivating personality, this sensual fragrance is feminine, versatile and memorable. It’s red carpet ready while maintaining the subtle flirtatious charm of the enticing girl next door

I want it! Early Christmas present perhaps? Buy it for me here!

Heart: Luminous and joyful, the fragrance opens with the radiance of chic sparkling Pear and juicy Apricot Nectar wrapped with the glow of Red Fruits.
Alluring floral femininity comes from the heart of this fragrance with the captivating draw of dewy Gardenia laced with the delicacy of Night Blooming Jasmine. Toasted Almonds and Caramel noted provide a playful and daring element.
Base Notes: Creamy Sandalwood is united with embracing warmth of Vanilla Crème and infused with the sensual energy of Amber Crystals, rounding out the many unique layers of the fragrance and its inspiration…Jessica Simpson.



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