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...
Babyface Top Tracks
Always and Forever: An Evening of Songs At The Royal Albert Hall
Runtime: 1 hr 27 minRecorded on his 1994-1995 world tour, Always And Forever: An Evening Of Songs At Royal Albert Hall features the legendary Luther Vandross at his most smooth and sensuous, featuring his greatest hits and favourites from his covers album Songs.
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.