Because the multi-Grammy award winning songwriter/producer is basically responsible for R&Bs golden age (and the conception of at least a third the millennial population).
“Slow Jam” – Usher ft. Monica
Because for some of us, this jam was discovered on the Space Jam soundtrack and it was one of the first love songs we ever found ourselves listening to on repeat.
“Seven Whole Days” – Toni Braxton
Because, from this point on no man could go seven whole days without calling his woman and expect not to hear about.
Fun Fact: All the Braxton sisters can be seen singing backup in this video (yes even a young Tamar).
“Song For Mama” – Boyz II Men
Because Babyface gave us the perfect song to sing to our mamas on Mother’s Day.
“Rock Steady” – The Whispers
Because I guarantee you this was your grandma’s jam back in the day.