Angie Stone Stone Hits: A Review of Her Greatest Hits Album
If you are a fan of Angie Stone, you probably already have her greatest hits album, Stone Hits: The Very Best of Angie Stone, in your collection. But if you haven't heard it yet, you are missing out on some of the best songs from one of the most soulful and talented singers in the R&B scene.
Stone Hits was released in 2005 by J Records and features 12 tracks that showcase Stone's versatility and range as an artist. From the funky and empowering anthem \"Brotha\" to the heartfelt and emotional ballad \"Wish I Didn't Miss You\", Stone delivers vocals that are smooth, powerful and expressive. She also collaborates with some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Snoop Dogg, Anthony Hamilton, Alicia Keys and Eve.
The album also includes some of her lesser-known gems, such as \"Pissed Off\", \"U-Haul\" and \"Bottles & Cans\", which demonstrate her ability to infuse humor, sass and attitude into her songs. And for those who love her live performances, there is a bonus track of \"What U Dyin' For\", recorded at a concert in Amsterdam.
Stone Hits is a must-have for any Angie Stone fan or anyone who appreciates good music. It is a testament to her longevity and relevance as an artist who has been making hits since the late 1970s. Whether you want to groove, chill or feel inspired, this album has something for everyone.
You can listen to Stone Hits: The Very Best of Angie Stone on Apple Music[^1^], Spotify[^3^] or buy it from your favorite online store. You won't regret it!
Angie Stone: A Brief Biography
Angie Stone was born Angela Laverne Brown on December 18, 1961, in Columbia, South Carolina. She grew up singing gospel music at her church and was influenced by her father, who was a member of a local gospel quartet. [^1^] [^2^]
Stone started her musical career in 1979, when she formed the rap trio The Sequence with Cheryl \\\"The Pearl\\\" Cook and Gwendolyn \\\"Blondie\\\" Chisolm. They were the second female rap group to be signed by Sugar Hill Records and had a hit with their single \"Funk You Up\" in 1980. [^1^] [^3^]
After The Sequence disbanded in 1985, Stone worked as a songwriter and producer for various artists, such as Lenny Kravitz, Vertical Hold and D'Angelo. She also had a son with D'Angelo, named Michael Archer. [^1^] [^2^]
Stone launched her solo career in 1999 with her debut album Black Diamond, which was certified gold by the RIAA and featured the single \"No More Rain (In This Cloud)\". She followed it with Mahogany Soul in 2001, which included the hit single \"Wish I Didn't Miss You\". She then released Stone Love in 2004 and The Art of Love & War in 2007, which was her first number-one album on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. [^1^]
Stone has also ventured into acting, appearing in films such as The Hot Chick (2002), The Fighting Temptations (2003) and Pastor Brown (2009), as well as television shows such as Celebrity Fit Club and R&B Divas. She has been nominated for three Grammy Awards and has won two Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards. In 2021, she received the Soul Music Icon Award at the Black Music Honors. [^1^] [^2^] aa16f39245