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Following a debate sparked by Diddy on who killed R&B, we highlighted 10 musicians who proved in 2022 that soul music is far from dead.

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The young girl who was recorded in the infamous and wide-spread tape of R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts is going back on years of precedence and cooperating with investigators in the child pornography case against the R&B singer.


The Pied Piper no longer appears on the RCA/Sony website.

Fall is often a great month for new releases and this year is no exception. Classic R&B is being well-represented which is nice for folks who just don’t think artists like 21 Savage and August Alsina (no shade…but…) are necessarily the future of R&B. Here are 5 albums coming out that we know will satisfy […]

What’s going on in the world of boy bands? It seems as though the personnel of at least two are changing up. Fans of 112 noticed that the quartet has been making appearances without Q and Deron. Slim and Mike have performed with two dancers and didn’t have much to say about whether or not […]

If you’re wondering about the music your millennial kids like, it turns out that it might be inspired by the same music you like. R&B has made a huge comeback in the last 2 years propelled by the likes of SZA, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Ro James, Daniel Cesar, and more. One of the hottest duos […]

If you live in their Philadelphia neighborhood, it’s possible you may see Aja and Fatin Dantzler going about their daily errands, picking up and dropping off their children, hanging out at a neighborhood festival or going about the business of heading to a studio or airport for their next recording session or tour. They are […]

Lyfe Jennings has returned to the music scene with a new album Tree Of Life. This one is more upbeat than the last when Jennings still harbored some feelings about his ex that came out in his music. “I got over that situation,” Jennings says. “You know you get older you get your legal situations […]

When the opportunity to chat with one of music’s most underrated artist came up, I immediately jumped at the chance to talk to eight time Grammy nominated artist Jazmine Sullivan, before her sold out concert at the House of Blues. Like many of her fans I had some of the same questions that I just had to ask! Where […]

At a time when Boyz II Men dominated the music scene as the clean-cut, wholesome R&B vocal group, it’s no wonder that Jodeici‘s wild and sexual image catapulted to the top of music’s very grown and even more sexier scene. For 20 years the “Bad Boys of R&B” have successfully tugged at our heart-strings with their […]


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has completed its first full day of deliberations in a copyright infringement case in which Marvin Gaye’s family claims the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s music. The eight-person panel left Friday afternoon after being told by U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt to resume their deliberations on […]