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R&b

  1. radio vulture
    R&B’s Future Sounds a Lot Like Its PastHow newcomers like Summer Walker and Ari Lennox look to R&B’s history to outline a new path for young black creatives.
  2. new yorker festival
    Kelela Describes Asserting Herself as a Black Woman in the Music Industry“There’s so many ways I have to assert myself.”
  3. vulture guides
    Your Guide to Telling All the ‘SoundCloud R&B’ Singers ApartFrom the Drake-approved to the viral sensations, here’s who’s who.
  4. right click
    Kelela Has Arrived to Snatch the Song of the Summer From Everyone’s GripWho turned on the heat?
  5. videology
    TLC Resurrect Themselves for Their Fittingly Vintage ‘Way Back’ VideoWhatever essence that made the group so special still lives on.
  6. Iggy Azalea Does ‘Freak Me’ for Lip Sync BattleWho says R&B is dead?
  7. r.i.p.
    R&B and Soul Legend Bobby Womack Dead at 70This is too deep.
  8. triumphant comebacks
    D’Angelo Made a Surprise Appearance at BonnarooIt was his first U.S. performance in 12 years.
  9. radio vulture
    Estelle, Robert Glasper, and the Inescapable Chris BrownNew albums by the British soul singer and American pianist-turned-bandleader. Plus, why Brown is the Monsanto of R&B.
  10. r&b
    Behold the Newest Installment of ‘Got 2 B Real,’ a Web Series That Dubs Over the Voices of R&B GoddessesPatti LaBelle calling Aretha’s hair a “deceased abracadabra”? Yes please!
  11. think like a man
    Hear Jennifer Hudson’s New Single, ‘Think Like a Man’Steve Harvey never would have imagined his book to inspire such a red hot jam. Or maybe he did. He is Steve Harvey, after all.
  12. r&b
    See a Supercut of Male R&B Singers Pleading for Your LoveThe trope of men pleading for a woman’s love (and sometimes overusing the word “crazy”) in the process is alive and well in this supercut.
  13. radio vulture
    R. Kelly Would Like to Beg for Your Forgiveness on New Album Love LetterOn this homage to classic sixties soul, the loopy Lothario sounds vaguely contrite about something or other that’s never specifically named.
  14. radio vulture
    Let’s All Just Sit for a Minute and Appreciate Jazmine Sullivan’s VoiceThe 23-year-old R&B singer has a powerful instrument — but she’s most effective when she restrains it.