Playlist incorporates a diverse playlist on its pages. Throughout time, songs have provided timeless inspiration, enlightenment, and entertainment. The songs featured are in homage to the many Real Conversations songs have engaged us in. Each song highlighted was carefully chosen to relate to the page content it is featured with. Enjoy! (If you don’t have these songs in your collection, please go look for the digital downloads). *Song location on is in parentheses below

PLEASE NOTE: The songs used on are for inspirational purposes only; their use does not constitute any commercial gain. Real encourages its viewers to support the respective artists featured.

“U + Me” by Mary J. Blige; Strength of a Woman LP, 2017 (HOME; October 2017)

Default: “Get Up, Get into It, Get Involved” by James Brown feat. Bobby Byrd; single, 1970 (HOME)

“Wake Up Everybody” by John Legend and The Roots feat. Melanie Fiona and Common; Wake Up! LP, 2010 (ABOUT)

“My Melody” by Deniece Williams; My Melody LP, 1981 (MELODY FOX)

“Strength, Courage, and Wisdom” by india.arie; Acoustic Soul LP, 2001 (FOUNDER TESTIMONIAL)

“Deeper Conversation” by Yuna; Decorate EP, 2011 (REAL CONVERSATIONS COMPANIONS)

“New World Order” by Curtis Mayfield, New World Order LP, 1997 (REAL CONVERSATIONS ON TOPICS)

“Scenario” by A Tribe Called Quest, The Low End Theory LP, 1992 (LIVE FORMAT)

“If I Ain’t Got You” by Alicia Keys; The Diary of Alicia Keys, 2004 (TEAM)

“The Place to Be” by Asa; Guaranty Trust Bank theme song, 2009 (LIVE VENUE)

“I Know You Got Soul” by Bobby Byrd; Single, 1971 (TALENT)

“Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire; That’s the Way of the World LP, 1975 (SPOTLIGHTS)

“Feedback” by Janet Jackson; Discipline LP, 2008 (FEEDBACK)

“Love Is Blind” by Eve feat. Faith Evans; Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady LP, 1999 (CALENDAR)

“People Get Ready” by Al Green feat. Linda Jones & Wanda Neal; Bolling Air Force Base Non-Commissioned Officers Club—Black History Week Celebration, 1984 (RESERVE)

“Eye of the Tiger” (Instrumental) by Survivor; Eye of the Tiger LP, 1982 (RCMF APPROVED)

“Paid in Full” by Eric B. & Rakim; Paid in Full LP, 1987 (SPONSORS)

“Must Be the Music” by Secret Weapon; Secret Weapon LP, 1983 *Single, 1981 (PLAYLIST)

“Do I Move You” by Nina Simone; Nina Simone Sings the Blues LP, 1967 (CONTACT)

[Movie clip featured on SPONSORS page features the voices of actors Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr. from Jerry Maguire (film), 1996]


Bruce Lee in a rare interview with Pierre Berton (Pierre Berton Show); Hong Kong, 1971