25 04, 2019

Leela James Announces “Are Your Ready? Tour”

By |2019-04-25T18:21:53-04:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Leela James will support her latest project by hitting the road this summer for a 19-city "Are You Ready? Tour." The trek will launch on June 21 in Covington, KY and make stops in major cities like New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Memphis, Nashville, Durham before wrapping on July 18 in Glenside, PA, at the Keswick Theatre. Tickets go on sale [More]

17 04, 2019

The Weeknd, SZA, Chloe X Halle, More Tapped For ‘Game of Thrones’ Soundtrack

By |2019-04-17T00:33:09-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Inspired by the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” Columbia Records and HBO have come together to produce an official soundtrack to celebrate the final season of the hit series. Titled “For The Throne,” the album is currently available for pre-order and set to release on April 26. This is the first time that HBO has partnered with a major label [More]

16 04, 2019

DarkChild Gospel’s “Victory” Ft. Last Call and Fred Jerkins III Earns #1 Spot

By |2019-04-16T23:51:25-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

DarkChild Gospel’s "Victory" by Fred "Uncle Freddie" Jerkins III featuring Last Call reached #1 on Billboard gospel National airplay chart, after spending 19 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Indicator chart. The single was originally apart of Jerkins’ cancer awareness project, "A Project of Healing." Compiled of fourteen songs of faith, hope, and victory, the album was meant to help [More]

16 04, 2019

Mary J. Blige and Nas Join Forces For Co-Headlining North American Tour

By |2019-04-16T19:27:28-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Legendary artists Mary J. Blige and Nas will hit the road together for the first time this summer for a 22-city North American tour. The hip-hop and R&B music heavyweights will be bringing a stacked setlist of songs spanning both of their careers, making it one of the most anticipated tours of summer 19'. The Live Nation produced trek will [More]

7 04, 2019

Jade Novah, Emily King, And More to Perform During The Shed’s Opening Weekend

By |2019-04-07T12:05:07-04:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Manhattan’s newest creative hub, The Shed, is kicking off it's opening with a five-night concert series called the Soundtrack of America. Located on the west side of Manhattan in The Bloomberg Building, where High Line meets Hudson Yards, The Shed will become the meeting grounds for leading and emerging artists, combining dance, film, music, theater, and the visual arts. Opening [More]

7 04, 2019

Jill Scott to Headline Summer Block Party Festivals; Jazmine Sullivan, Faith Evans, Anthony Hamilton, More to Perform

By |2019-04-07T11:50:47-04:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The fifth annual Summer Block Party Festival, the preeminent destination for soul and R&B devotees since 2015, will return on June 29th. For the 2019 series, GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B/Soul icon Jill Scott will headline all four dates. Meanwhile, GRAMMY® Award-nominated soul songstress and hometown hero Jazmine Sullivan joins the bill as direct support on the Philadelphia concert at Mann Center [More]

6 04, 2019

Beyoncé Joins Forces With adidas; Plus Working on New Music and Netflix Special

By |2019-04-06T10:16:37-04:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Looks like another Beyoncé takeover is upon us! On Thursday, April 4, it was announced that the music superstar had inked a multi-layered partnership with sportswear giant adidas to create new performance and lifestyle products "focused on empowering and enabling the next generation of athletes, creators, and leaders." Beyoncé will serve as a creative partner for the brand, developing new signature [More]

12 03, 2019

Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin In New Biopic

By |2019-03-12T18:22:42-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Days after opening the tribute concert "Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul," on CBS, Jennifer Hudson is back with more good news. According to Deadline, the Oscar and Grammy winner will star in an Aretha Franklin biopic, slated to hit theaters in 2020. The biopic will focus on Franklin’s journey from a young church choir standout to [More]

12 03, 2019

Nigerian Brothers Says Jussie Smollett ‘Took Advantage’ of Them

By |2019-03-12T11:37:52-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

This was definitely expected... The Nigerian brothers Jussie Smollett allegedly hired to stage his attack is now accusing the singer/actor of taking advantage of their friendship. The Empire star has been charged with 16 felony counts for reportedly lying to police about being assaulted by racists outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois on 29 January. Authorities initially began investigating Smollett’s [More]

11 03, 2019

TLC, Nelly, and Flo Rida Join Forces For Summer Tour

By |2019-03-11T14:53:41-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Legendary R&B group TLC has joined forces with veteran rappers Nelly and Flo Rida to announce a summer North America tour. The collaborators will bring a show like no other to outdoor amphitheater stages all summer long. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city jaunt will kick off July 23 in Tuscaloosa, AL at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and make stops in Atlanta, [More]

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