Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Xscape’s Top 10 Underrated Songs

After an 18 year silence, R&B group Xscape surprised fans and their musical peers this year when they announced a reunion. From there they performed at the 2017 Essence Fest, BET Awards, a four-part special Xscape: Still Kickin’ It and currently on their highly-successful The Great Xscape Tour. Early January the group plans to release their new EP ‘Here for It’ which features the singles “Dream Killa” and “Wifed Up”. With that said, it’s a good time to look back at their top 10 best songs that were either unreleased, underrated as singles or shelved altogether.

Check out the list and see if you agree or disagree...

Led by LaTocha and Kandi this mid-tempo cut is courtesy from their third album Traces of My Lipstick.

A gem from Traces of My Lipstick which features Tiny and Tamika on lead and easily showcases some of Xscape’s best harmony on record.

Written and produced by Warryn Campbell and featured on the Traces of My Lipstick album, this fine ballad includes vocals from Kandi, LaTocha and Tiny.

Xscape’s cover of The Dramatic’s classic “In the Rain” is led by Tiny and Kandi and is featured on the now iconic Love Jones Soundtrack.

From The Mask Soundtrack. “Who’s That Man” is probably Xscape’s least talked about single and probably one of their most brilliant songs sonically. Led by Kandi and LaTocha.

Originally planned to be included on Xscape’s shelved fourth album Unchained. The Scott sisters LaTocha and Tamika share vocals on this romantic song.

This Babyface written and produced song is led entirely by LaTocha from their third album Traces of My Lipstick.

Another track from the Traces of My Lipstick album finds Tiny and Kandi lead this sultry mid-tempo cut.

Originally featured on Bad Boys Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and later included on Xscape’s sophomore album Off the Hook. Kandi and LaTocha share lead vocals on this R&B gem.

Xscape’s last official promo single with original members peaked at #111 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Led entirely by LaTocha Scott. This gem is courtesy of their third album Traces of My Lipstick, written and produced by R&B singer Joe Thomas.


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