Tag Archives: R&B

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Michael McDonald Adores Thundercat And Would Like To Work With Frank Ocean

The living legend Michael McDonald has his sights on collaborating with Frank Ocean and has come to love Thundercat even going as far as admitting to how flattered he was for being acknowledged as one of his musical influences. McDonald has created pure magic with Patti LaBelle, The Winans, Aretha Franklin and most recently he…

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Audio: Norman Perry, “Treat You Better”

R&B newcomer Norman Perry is infiltrating the airwaves with his previous singles ( “Alive,” “Elvria,” and “Points“) picking up a good momentum. Now with his latest offering, the 23-year-old rapper/singer begs a muse to take his hand in love. “Treat You Better” features a Trap beat that more-than complements Perry’s soft and smooth tone. The ballad promises to make the…

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Interview: Steve Lacy is the Wunderkind Challenging Musical Norms

Something about California youth culture, from the reckless to the rich kids, from the bay to the border, the state has been one of the most influential meccas of all-around American mainstream. The sounds that come out of the west all seem to have this refreshing, open feel to it, telling the stories we sometimes have trouble…

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The List: Ameriie

“The List” is our exclusive series that highlights select artists and the various, random things that they’re currently into and inspired by. Ranging from all creative facets, this series shall serve as your go-to for all things visionary and artistic. Over the past month, I’ve fallen deep into the catalogue from R&B songbird Ameriie. Deep…

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ICYMI: Rachel Foxx Debuts A Dizzying New Visual For “To You”

Bourgeoning London songstress Rachel Foxx is delivering all of the feels with her debut visual for “To You,” lifted from her sophomore Blue Moon EP. Premiering via Pigeons & Planes, the Chris Chance-directed visual is at first glance black & white but as the track thickens, we see a beautiful transformation of a story through…

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ICYMI: Bobbi Rush Parades Her Sensuality with ‘Miles’

The beautiful Bobbi Rush released her debut project via Bandcamp towards the end of last month. The 6-track album is short, sweet and sensual, giving us a taste of her lyrical and vocal abilities outside of her soothing Soundcloud rifts. A resident of Baltimore, MD, she’s allowed her talent to make a splash in it’s own unique way.…

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Listen To Thundercat’s Wondrously Dreamy New Album, ‘Drunk’

Soul maverick Thundercat is back, and Drunk is relevant in all the right places. The new album comes after his 2015 mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Raom, and right on time, the star-studded Drunk comes amplifying the beautiful vocals we know and love from Thundercat along with collaborators including Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Wiz Khalifa, and…

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NAO Debuts Guest-Produced Tracks On ‘For All We Know’ Remix EP

The divine songstress NAO announced additional tour dates in North America & more music earlier this year, all including Coachella and an EP of remixes featuring select songs from her critically acclaimed album, For All We Know. As promised, the track list consists of five songs with mixes from MURA MASA, Kaytranada, Sam Gellaitry, SBTRKT…

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Has The R&B Diva Been Forgotten?

Is today’s generation guilty of forgetting some of its own divas? For years, there has been a constant conversation about “real music” and the lack thereof, oftentimes, filled with opinions lacking substantiated fact. You often hear the repetitive phrases, “R&B is dead” and “there’s no good music out.” In reality, there are several examples of…

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See VanJess Perform Their Soft & Sultry Version of 21 Savage’s “X”

21 Savage, Metro Boomin’ and Future’s “X” has been transformed into a break-up ballad thanks to the dynamic music duo VanJess. The eclectic sisters have fused their softness with savagery to produce a visual that radiates vibes of sweet and sassy. Their angelic voices add a new dynamic to the once-vicious lyrics, and the short yet sweet illustration ties the theme together perfectly. As…

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ICYMI: Goddess of Mystery H.E.R. Releases “Pigment” (Full Version)

One of Billboard’s “10 Hip-Hop and R&B Artists to Watch in 2017” gifted her fans with something on everyone’s wishlists. R&B goddess of mystery H.E.R. has finally shared the full version of H.E.R., Vol. 1’s closing track, “Pigment.” Originally just under 1 ½ minutes, the now three-minute, Smooth Jazz-styled jam features a spoken word piece that…

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Audio: EarlGréy, “OverDue”

EarlGréy claims he’s “worked too hard for too long” on his new steady-tempo single, “OverDue.” Produced, written and performed by the NYC native himself, the track is an eclectic blend of soul and hip-hop with a subtle hint of pop. Like the name-sharing tea blend, the singer has infused his vocals with a unique flavor and robust kick. After…

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