Tag Archives: R&B/Soul


The Revisit: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (20th Anniversary)

Ms. Lauryn Hill, needs no introduction now just as she didn’t on this same day twenty years ago when her debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, was released via Columbia Records. After amassing a multitudinous audience as a star in her own right among her Fugees peers – where she doubled as soulful songstress…

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ICYMI: Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds Share Marvel-worthy ‘Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1’

Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds have released their studio album Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1 and while it’s everything we expected from a Terrace/Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington collaboration, it still surpasses our wildest, multi-genre dreams. The thirteen-song project is formally categorized in the R&B/Soul section of online media stores, but what the cosmic quartet…

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Audio: Gin Mason, “My Fault”

Up and coming Boston R&B/Soul lyricist Gin Mason introduces herself with her debut single “My Fault.” The Rel0ne produced track tells a story of reflection. A young woman tired of her almost-lover “mistaking 2k for everyday” reflects on whether she’s been the cause of this lopsided love. “It’s by all means a bad gyal/sad gyal…

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Here’s A Recap of This Year’s Stellar Soul Train Awards

The Queen of Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu led the hippest trip in America during last night’s Centric Soul Train Awards, and from beginning to end the show was filled with amazing performances as well as phenomenal appearances. After 15 years of organic soul music, Jill Scott was honored with the first-ever Lady of Soul Award, and for…

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Watch St. Beauty Make Their Video Debut For Their Single “Going Nowhere”

Wondaland duo, St. Beauty band shows us how to enjoy the adventure that comes along with the journey of finding love in their “Going Nowhere” music visual. Compromised of Alex Belle and Isis Valentino, the Atlanta-based girl band are fellow members of Janelle Monáe’s Wondaland crew. “I’m so honored and excited to work with two…

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Audio: Purple Ferdinand, “Loving The Hate”

In anticipation of her Lovebound EP release next month, Purple Ferdinand lets loose of an early offering with her mysteriously haunting new single “Loving The Hate.” Amongst a genre-blending soundscape, the London-based songstress sways between themes of loss, hurt, and acceptance. “‘Loving The Hate’ is like twisted acceptance; accepting hurtful experiences, words and situations and…

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Chance The Rapper Teases New Song with Cara Delevingne Video

As we await their forthcoming Surf EP, Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment — composed of Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox — debut what is assumed to be their latest single, “Nothing Came To Me.” Atop a brassy, jazz-influenced instrumental, meshed with heavy horns and chords, the beautiful Cara Delevingne is…

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