Houston's own Martell Lacey says he's one of a kind and is here to prove that R&B is not dead. The multi-genre singer explains his sound.

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.

As a culture, we understand that R&B is a genre that keeps great music alive for generations to continue to experience over the years.

The entire country is experiencing a heat wave and Yung Joc and event organizer Delan Carter are helping senior citizens in Houston, Texas to beat the heat. 

We look back on the life of late songwriting icon Andrea Martin, the hand behind many of your favorite R&B songs. Take a look at 15 that might actually surprise you.

Keeping our Black Music Month momentum going here at Black America Web, we put together a list of our favorite R&B cover songs from the likes of Aaliyah, Beyoncé, Luther Vandross, Frank Ocean and more soul greats.

Black America Web got an exclusive sit-down with journalist Dominique Carson, who wrote a full biography on the 'Cool Relax' singer.

Arts & Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. The revised indictment filed Thursday in New York, accuses Kelly of paying […]

Tank has been on the music scene for almost two decades. His New album “Elevation” is out now and he’s so amazed that after 19 years “people still care about this 43 year old man singing R&B songs,” he said. It’s also interesting and a great feeling for him to see that both the older […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Lizzo is sharing writing credit on her hit song “Truth Hurts” with the creator behind the song’s signature line, but not with two other writers who claim they also contributed to the track. RELATED: Cece Peniston Claims Lizzo Sampled Her Song “Finally”  “Truth Hurts” features the popular line, “I just took […]

Toni Braxton turns 52 today and despite all her health and life challenges she’s looking great. Here’s a few of her changing styles over time.


NEW YORK (AP) — Beleaguered R&B singer R. Kelly was denied bail Wednesday in his New York City sex-abuse case after a judge agreed with prosecutors that freeing him from jail would create a risk of him fleeing or tampering with witnesses. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly denied a defense motion asking to release him […]